Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines

Henrietta Heald

The true story of Britain’s early women engineers

130% funded

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A Curious History of Sex

Kate Lister

A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.

124% funded

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Murdered by Clerks

Medieval Death Bot

A roll call of deaths from Twitter's Medieval Death Bot.

112% funded

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Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

110% funded

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Eileen: The Making of Orwell

Sylvia Topp

The never before told story of George Orwell’s first wife, a woman who shaped, supported and even saved the life of one of the 20th century’s greatest writers.

106% funded

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The Undiscovered Country

Aidan McQuade

'Why should people care about a murder during war time?' Two men attempt to solve the killing of a young boy during the Irish War of Independence in 1920.

102% funded

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Killing Beauties

Pete Langman

Three 17th Century female spies work secretly to restore Charles II to the throne.

101% funded

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The Private Life of Lord Byron

Antony Peattie

The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica

100% funded

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Saving Hitler

Alan Hescott

Two agents – one in England, one in Germany; both against Hitler – both determined to save him. Why?

73% funded

Wulfaert

Alex Rawlings

Wulfaert is a story of redemption in a time of war, a tale of sacrifice and courage against all odds and a journey to the heart of the human soul.

34% funded

Five Cards To Kiev

Dan Ellis-Jones

Captain Jimmy Jones fears the end of the war means his luck has run out

20% funded

The Secret Commonwealth

Jane Stevenson

History and folklore collide when a 17th century alchemist discovers there are supernatural forces at work as England slides towards Civil War

16% funded

The Illustrated Wake

Caroline Ross and Paul Kingsnorth

A beautiful illustrated edition of the prize-winning novel

16% funded

The Socialist Republic Of South London

David Wheeler

A pan-European family saga spanning 70 years detailing the fight against fascism and globalisation.

3% funded

The Plague and Doctor Caim

G.E. Gallas

A darkly humorous graphic novel about a doctor grappling against the Black Death.

2% funded

Saving Bletchley Park

Sue Black

The story of the saving of the home of modern computing

230% funded

Published

Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

178% funded

Published

Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Michael Smith

A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.

164% funded

Published

The Paper Time Machine

Wolfgang Wild and Jordan Lloyd

Imagine the past in colour? Now you don’t have to…

160% funded

Published

Rebel Rebel: How Mavericks Made the Modern World

Chris Sullivan

A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould

133% funded

Published

Empire of Booze

Henry Jeffreys

A history of the British Empire told through drink

131% funded

Published

Ghost Variations

Jessica Duchen

The strangest detective story in the history of music

129% funded

Published

The Lifers' Club

Francis Pryor

Archaeology can be a dirty business

128% funded

Published

The Sheriff's Catch

James Vella-Bardon

A man forced to join the Spanish Armada must flee fatal capture in 16th Century Ireland

122% funded

Published

Joseph Gray's Camouflage

Mary Horlock

A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars

119% funded

Published