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.
'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.
160 years after the disappearance of a promising young explorer, the discovery of his missing journals finally reveals the truth behind an extraordinary adventure
A new and handsomely illustrated translation of the Arthurian mediaeval masterpiece.
A cornucopia of giggles, gaffs, titillation, temptations, and exceptional expertise in all things historically sexual from Dr Kate Lister aka @Whores of Yore.
A collection of 21 essays written by transgender and non-binary people in the UK.
A riotous history of people and things that broke the mould
A beautifully illustrated history of bandstands and other pavilions built for music.
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 gripping Viking tale of one woman’s courage, facing old and new gods in the savage beauty of Ice Island.
A biography of the most extraordinary woman in the Roman world
A man forced to join the Spanish Armada must flee fatal capture in 16th Century Ireland
Imagine the past in colour? Now you don’t have to…
3 secrets. 27 notebooks. 4 generations. 1 blog. Millions of stitches.
Heat magazine – 18th century style
The story of a dissipated genius in a borrowed hat and coat
A Celebration of the Comedy underdog
A post-apocalyptic novel set in 1066
The story of the saving of the home of modern computing
Archaeology can be a dirty business
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
A literary-historical adventure, based on the true story of Britain's most tragic queen
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
Alan Cadbury is back in the thrilling sequel to The Lifers' Club
The first book to explore Byron's eating disorder, his father hunger and his rationale – Anorexia Heroica
The first in a brand new series of Viking adventure fantasy novels