Giles Milton on D-Day: The Soldiers’ Story
Seventy-five years have passed since the D-Day landings. The tale of the epic battle is told through the eyes of the soldiers and resistance fighters who lived it.
Sara Lodge on Inventing Edward Lear
The father of nonsense was much more than just a poet: he was a naturalist, landscape painter, travel writer, and even a composer. Sara Lodge gives a full account of this eccentric Victorian.
Adrian Tinniswood on Behind the Throne: A Domestic History of the Royal Household
The reality of five centuries of life at court, from the reign of one Queen Elizabeth to another.