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.

64% funded

Mansplaining Masculinity

Dave Pickering

Dave Pickering tries to explain masculinity, both to you and to himself

5% funded

Girl With a Gun: A Teenage Freedom Fighter in Iran

Diana Nammi and Karen Attwood

A gripping and moving first-hand account of one woman’s fight to change the world around her

86% funded

Robert Heinlein

Farah Mendlesohn

A major new critical study of the writings of a giant of the SF genre by a Hugo award-winning critic and historian.

123% funded

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Good Taste: A Decorator's Cookbook

Nicky Haslam

Part memoir, part recipe book, part visual history and part intimate revelation by the celebrated interior designer

21% funded

Head Shot

Victoria Nixon

Jet-set around the world with a Sixties fashion model coming to terms with family tragedy with disarming humour and hidden resilience

7% funded

Mud, Maul, Mascara: How I Led My Country, and Lived to Tell the Tale

Catherine Spencer

The inspirational story of a woman who just wanted to have fun, find love and win the rugby World Cup

60% funded

The Intrapreneur

Gib Bulloch

Find Your Purpose. But Don’t Lose Your Mind.

158% funded

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Magnificent Women and their Revolutionary Machines

Henrietta Heald

The true story of Britain’s early women engineers

114% funded

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Austen Vs. Bronte

Lauren Burke and Hannah Chapman

Austen vs. Bronte: Bonnets at Dawn is a literary thunderdome. Four of the greatest English authors will enter and only one will be crowned Queen...

3% funded

On The Road Not Taken

Paul Dodgson

A memoir that is a love story about the transformational power of music

83% funded

Glarnies, Green Berets & Goons: The Life and Legacy of Larry Stephens

Julie Warren

The remarkable story of a WWII Commando who transformed British comedy.

56% funded

Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

143% funded

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The Freewheeling John Dowie

John Dowie

A memoir about cycling and stand-up comedy

105% funded

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News From The Home Front

Rachael de Moravia

An insider's account of life as a military wife; of life on the home front, in the fall-out zone of the modern Royal Air Force

101% funded

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Why Do Birds Suddenly Disappear?

Lev Parikian

A lapsed and hopeless birdwatcher’s attempt to see 200 birds in a year

129% funded

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Memory Songs

James Cook

A personal journey into the music that shaped the 90s

103% funded

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All Quiet on the West-End Front

William Rycroft

Go behind the scenes of the National Theatre’s production of War Horse.

103% funded

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Pride, Not Prejudice

Edited by Helen Belcher

A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.

25% funded

Here and There

Jillian Edelstein

The acclaimed photographer Jillian Edelstein discovers a lost branch of her family, drawing her into stories of displacement that we all hold in common

38% funded

Reel Love

Owen Michael Johnson

A coming-of-age graphic novel that is a love letter to the silver screen

77% funded

Boy Soldier: Memoirs of a Child Soldier From Northern Uganda

Norman Okello and Theo Hollander

The inspiring life story of a former child soldier from northern Uganda

24% funded