David Abulafia is the author of The Boundless Sea: A Human History of the Oceans (Allen Lane), which won the Wolfson History Prize last year. John Adamson’s books include The Princely Courts of Europe, 1500–1750 and The Noble Revolt: The Overthrow of Charles I. Nigel Andrew has recently completed a short book on butterflies and is hoping it will see the light of day later this year. Carole Angier’s Speak, Silence: In Search of W G Sebald will be published by Bloomsbury in August. David Annand’s debut novel, Peterdown, was published in May (Corsair). Julian Baggini’s latest book is The Great Guide: What David Hume Can Teach Us about Being Human & Living Well, published in May. Paul Bailey has discovered the writing of Vivian Gornick late in life and considers himself blessed. Daniel Baksi is a writer and critic. Laurel Berger is a writer and translator. Michael Burleigh’s Day of the Assassins was published by Picador in May. His recent book on populism includes a long chapter on history and myth, including the role of public statues. He is a Senior Fellow at LSE IDEAS. Fergus Butler-Gallie’s Priests de la Résistance! is out in paperback. Rupert Christiansen’s book about the Ballets Russes phenomenon will be published by Faber next year. Peter Conrad’s The Mysteries of Cinema: Movies & Imagination was published in April (Thames & Hudson). Natasha Cooper, who also writes as N J Cooper, is a crime writer and critic. Anthony Cummins is a freelance writer. Anthony David is the director of the UCL Institute of Mental Health and author of Into the Abyss: A Neuropsychiatrist’s Notes on Troubled Minds (Oneworld). Daisy Dunn is the editor of an anthology of 100 stories from ancient Greece and Rome entitled Of Gods and Men. Her Not Far From Brideshead will be published in spring 2022.
Michael Eaude is the author of Sails and Winds, a cultural history of Valencia. Patricia Fara is President of the Antiquarian Horological Society and an Emeritus Fellow of Clare College, Cambridge. Suzi Feay is the TV critic for the Financial Times, a member of the Authors’ Club, and President of the Critics’ Circle. Cal Flyn is a writer based in Orkney; her latest book is Islands of Abandonment: Life in the Post-Human Landscape. Michael Javen Fortner teaches political science at the City University of New York’s Graduate Center. Maurice Frank is the editor of Berliner Zeitung’s English edition. Ian Fraser is the author of Shredded: Inside RBS, the Bank that Broke Britain. David Gelber works at Literary Review. Angus Gowland teaches intellectual history at University College London and is the editor of the new Penguin Classics edition of The Anatomy of Melancholy. Laura Hackett has an MSt from Oxford in English. Nicholas Harris is a journalism student at City, University of London, and a freelance writer. Tanya Harrod’s Humankind: Ruskin Spear, Class, Culture & Art in 20th Century Britain will be published in the autumn. Simon Heffer’s first volume of his edition of Chips Channon’s diaries was published in March (Hutchinson). The second volume is out in September. Thomas W Hodgkinson is writing a novel about a man who lives on the London Underground. Tim Hornyak, a long-term resident of Tokyo, is the author of Loving the Machine: The Art & Science of Japanese Robots.
David Isaacs’s first book, Second Thoughts, is about the ethics of rewriting. A J Lees is Professor of Neurology at the National Hospital, Queen Square and University College London. Keith Lowe is the author of Savage Continent: Europe in the Aftermath of World War II. Malcolm Murfett is Professor of Contemporary History in the Department of War Studies at King’s College London. Bernard O’Donoghue was born in County Cork in 1945 and has lived in Manchester and Oxford since 1962. Lucy Popescu is the editor of the refugee anthologies A Country of Refuge and A Country to Call Home. Vicky Pryce is chief economic adviser at the Centre for Economics and Business Research and the author of Women vs Capitalism. Charlie Pye-Smith spent some twenty years working as a writer for organisations involved in tropical forest research. Michael Smith is a writer and journalist based in London. Martha Sprackland’s collection Citadel (LUP) was shortlisted for the Forward Prize for Best First Collection and the Costa Poetry Award. Tim Stanley is a historian and columnist at the Daily Telegraph. His new book, Whatever Happened to Tradition?, is out in October. Daniel Swift’s most recent book is The Bughouse: The Poetry, Politics, & Madness of Ezra Pound. D J Taylor is still working away at Orwell. His new collection of short stories, Stewkey Blues, will be published early next year. Ollie Wells is a freelance writer and mental health advocate. William Whyte is Professor of Social and Architectural History at St John’s College, Oxford. William Wootten’s annotated selection of de la Mare’s poems, Reading Walter de la Mare, and his poetry pamphlet, Looking at the Horsemen, have both just been published.
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