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.
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
The true story of Britain’s early women engineers
A memoir of the artist and camouflage pioneer spanning two world wars
The case in 1817 made legal history and national headlines - but was Mary Ashford really murdered?
Heat magazine – 18th century style
A Celebration of the Comedy underdog
The story of the saving of the home of modern computing
A one-volume insider history of the whole damn music business
The astonishing private and public lives of a maverick Edwardian Egyptologist
A history of the British Empire told through drink
A cultural exploration of British houses in fiction
The amazing stories behind my second-hand books and the people who owned them
From Pepys to Tweets: a history of the diary as an art form
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould
A biography of Harriet Martineau, the first female journalist
Imagine the past in colour? Now you don’t have to…
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
The Vanishing Art of Seizing the Day
A homage to the English pub
A snoozy travelogue around British history
A glorious ramble down the centuries telling the story of food and drink in Ireland
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
A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.
A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.