Women’s London: A Tour Guide to Great Lives
Join prize-winning tour guide, award-winning librarian and author Rachel Kolsky as she profiles her latest book, Women’s London. Inspired by walking tours she devised for The Women’s Library and responding to those who encouraged her to put her words on paper, she published a guide book to London featuring the impact women have had on its society, heritage and streetscape. From scientists to suffragettes, reformers and royals, authors and artists, sit back and discover some of Rachel’s favourite London ladies.
Engaging, knowledgeable and entertaining Rachel Kolsky is a prize-winning London Blue Badge Tourist Guide (www.golondontours.com) who is passionate about exploring London’s heritage. Her walks and talks cover a wide range of themes and areas but always focus on the ‘human stories behind the buildings’. She has published four books, Jewish London (2012), Whitechapel in 50 Buildings (2016), Secret Whitechapel (2017) and Women’s London (2018).