Book Review: This is London: Life and Death in the World City by Ben Judah

What side of London do you never get to hear about in general media? This book is a literary masterpiece, as journalist Ben Judah takes the reader on a tour around London, meeting the people who make the city live and move and who are usually ignored (literally – bus drivers, the homeless, shop keepers, amongst others).

Even residents of London will learn about a side of London they may have not previously encountered. Judah enlightens us with the immigrant side of London including those rich, poor, and everyone in between. This book is highly recommended for anyone who wants to understand London beyond the tourist attractions.

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Three unconventional books to inspire your wanderlust

These three books take you off the beaten track in London, UK, Mumbai, India, and Garissa County, Kenya. If you want to understand the unconventional side of these three areas of the world, these three books can offer you this insight.