NON-FICTION                         available as ebooks


Lunch With Elizabeth David

“Very pleasurable...

deft and original”

Barry Unsworth,

Sunday Times

“Delightfully eccentric”

Express on Sunday


First published

by Little, Brown.

Now an eBook


Read about the book

Read the first chapter

Burning Barcelona

A dazzling adventure

about the first steam engine to

be installed in Spain.

Read all about it


325pp ppbk  £7.95 + £1.55p&p

ISBN 978-0-9555376-1-5

Also available as an eBook

to order email me

All the Bristol Hotels in the World

Following on from the short stories in High Times at the Hotel Bristol,Featured on

BBC Radio 4’s  Excess Baggage

this is the real story of every hotel Bristol on the planet.

See the latest  

Hotel Bristol News

The Royal Albert Hall

Fully illustrated from the RAH’s own archives.

  THE LONDON TRILOGY                                         

FATHER THAMES

stories from the incoming tide

“A beautifully written collection
of London stories.”

Jerry White,

Aftermath and A-Train


A–Z Travel Snapshots

A gazetteer of a writer’s life, with links to articles, short stories and videos.

Watch the video.


96pp, ££7

ISBN 978-0-0028466-7-1

to order email

148x105mm, 144pp, with 2 maps and 17 illustrations

ISBN9780956741660    £6/€8.

THE TEMPLES
OF LONDON

“An excellent and useful book...” – Fiona Woolf, CBE, Lord Mayor of London 2013–14



“It’s a wonder!


Alain de Botton

190x105mm, 192pp,

ISBN  9780956741684

Illustrated. £7.

                                                                            

To order print books, email me. No charge for p&p. Or order through bookshops.

Ebooks are available from on-line stores, such as Amazon`

190x105mm, 192pp,

ISBN  9780992846619

Illustrated. £7.

LONDON’S LOST GLOBAL GIANT

In search of

the East India Company

“Satisfying and intelligent.”

The Londonist

190x105mm, 216pp,

ISBN  9780992846626

Illustrated. Maps. £8.

WHITEBAIT AND

THE THAMES FISHERIES

The story of a fad that

ruined a way of life

ISBN 978-0-9928466-5-7

The full story of  how whitebait was invented by Thames fishermen to get round conservancy laws, to become an expensive, fashionable dish favoured by Ministers of the Crown at the annual dinner at Blackwall and Greenwich, and bringing up to date the story of fishing on the Thames.

THE FISHERMAN OF HALICARNASSUS

A bunk-side book for Blue Voyagers

127x203mm, 96pp,  2 maps and 13 illustrations.  £7/€10

A YEAR OF TURNER AND THE THAMES

ISBN 978-0-9928466-9-5

150x150mm, 216 pages,with colour illustrations and 2 maps by the author. £15

Starting from the opening of Sandycombe Lodge, the villa JMW Turner built in Twickenham, the book is the story of a year of exhibitions, talks and excursions up and down the river, with research into his life and times. With my own illustrations.

“If you are heading for the Turkish coast this summer, this curious, informative and entertaining little book will sit well beside the bunk”

– The Sunday Times


“Delightfully eccentric” – Cornucopia magazine

Nuclear thrillers first published in the early 1980s as Cruise missiles were being deployed in Europe.

Now reissued as eBooks

 

                        Roger Williams  78 Fenwick Road,  Peckham Rye,  London SE15 4HN

                            Tel: +44 (0)207 358 0044  Mobile: 07963155964.  email: mail@rogerwilliams.eu