Manchester Books Limited is a dynamic and modern publishing company based in the city. We will be publishing several titles a year on a range of subjects and themes which matter to the city and the north. Each book we publish will seek to inform, entertain… and occasionally challenge received wisdom.

Manchester: the Complete Guide to the City is out now

This edition of Manchester: the Complete Guide to the City has sold out, the new edition will be out soon


Manchester: the Complete Guide to the City, is the most authoritative guide to the city for visitors or residents. It looks at Manchester’s past, present and future, it describes the main monuments, museums and galleries whilst also giving the lowdown on where to stay, eat, drink, dance, watch sport or shop. There are four walking itineraries around the city and recommendations for where to take excursions. Biographies of key citizens and episodes in Manchester’s lively history are revealed.

The editor and principal writer of this book is Jonathan Schofield, a well-known Manchester guide, writer and broadcaster.

This is the first in the My Guide to series of books about UK cities.   

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Guidebooks go on display

Guidebooks go on display