Agrippina: Empress, Exile, Hustler, Whore

Emma Southon

A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world

157% 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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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.

118% funded

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Sleeping With The Past

Jenny Ryan

A snoozy travelogue around British history

34% funded

Ireland's Green Larder

Margaret Hickey

A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland

109% funded

Published

Gin Lane Gazette

Adrian Teal

Heat magazine – 18th century style

112% funded

Published

Forgotten Heroes of Comedy

Robert Ross

A Celebration of the Comedy underdog

107% funded

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Saving Bletchley Park

Sue Black

The story of the saving of the home of modern computing

219% funded

Published

Ta-ra-ra-boom-de-ay

Simon Napier-Bell

A one-volume insider history of the whole damn music business

110% funded

Published

The Irish Pasha

Louise Foxcroft

The astonishing private and public lives of a maverick Edwardian Egyptologist

106% funded

Published

Empire of Booze

Henry Jeffreys

A history of the British Empire told through drink

131% funded

Published

The House of Fiction

Phyllis Richardson

A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction

110% funded

Published

Second-Hand Stories

Josh Spero

The amazing stories behind my second-hand books and the people who owned them

107% funded

Published

The Private Life of the Diary

Sally Bayley

From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form

113% funded

Published

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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Rebel Rebel: How Mavericks Made the Modern World

Chris Sullivan

A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould

126% funded

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Encounters With Harriet Martineau

Stuart Hobday

A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist

107% funded

Published

The Paper Time Machine

Wolfgang Wild and Jordan Lloyd

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

159% funded

Published

Carpe Diem Regained

Roman Krznaric

The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day

117% funded

Published

The Last Landlady

Laura Thompson

A homage to the English pub

105% funded

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Joseph Gray's Camouflage

Mary Horlock

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

119% funded

Published

Trans Britain: Our Long Journey from the Shadows

Edited by Christine Burns

A comprehensive account of the landmark events which shaped the transgender community over the last five decades, told through a series of essays by real experts who were there and can describe the knock-on effects today

117% funded

Published

Pride, Not Prejudice

Edited by Helen Belcher

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

25% funded

Bandstands: Pavilions for music, leisure and entertainment

Paul Rabbitts

A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.

100% 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.

100% funded

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