Monopoli Blues

Tim Clark and Nick Cook

“I was offered the opportunity either to go to Australia or to go with the partisans in Northern Italy. I thought that going to the partisans would keep me nearer to my girlfriend now, my wife” (Bob Clark – IWM interview 2004) A son’s journey to uncover the story of his parents in special forces – war and love in Italy

168% funded

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This Queer Angel

Elaine Chambers

A nurse's battle against the UK Government after she was sacked from the army for being a lesbian

130% funded

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Stranger In My Heart

Mary Monro

Retracing her father’s heroic escape across China in World War Two leads his daughter on a gripping voyage of discovery about him, China and, inevitably, herself.

111% funded

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Life Drawing: A Life Under Lights

Jessica Martin

A graphic novel memoir about life as an actress, singer and artist in the big city

103% funded

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Apple Island Wife: Escape to Tasmania

Fiona Stocker

What happens when you move to Tasmania on a hunch, with a husband who aspires to be an alpaca whisperer and a feral cockerel? Can you cook the cockerel for dinner, or has it got rigor mortis?

100% funded

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Not Speaking

Norma Clarke

Not Speaking is a lively and unusual family memoir, and a slice of social history.

65% funded

Dishonourable Member

Nathaniel Tapley

Explosive diaries from Britain's most bulbous MP

62% funded

Incandescent

Paul Simpson

Cult Liverpool musician Paul Simpson’s memoir of a life less ordinary.

50% funded

Notes From Africa

Jenny Cathcart

Notes From Africa, a musical journey around the continent in the company of Senegalese superstar, Youssou N’Dour

36% funded

Grand Dishes

Iska Lupton and Anastasia Miari

A cookbook of time-perfected recipes and stories from wise and witty grandmothers across the globe

31% funded

The Things That Happen to Those Who Live

E. Z. Skinner (editor)

15 master storytellers and Rory Bremner on the struggles that shaped them

28% funded

From Crimea with Love

Jason Salkey

A memoir from the actor who played Rifleman Harris on Sharpe's Rifles

11% funded

Small Hours

Grace Helmer

A graphic novel about death, dating, and drawing set over a London summer.

8% funded

21 Miles

Jessica Hepburn

Swimming in search of the meaning of motherhood

105% funded

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