The author reveals how his research for new novel John Saturnall's Feast uncovered love and lampreys in the great kitchens of the past
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The historian reveals how his new book Battle Castles got him mixed up in the Arab Spring.
Hilary Mantel's Man Booker-winning novel is being adapted for BBC2
On the 400th anniversary of the Pendle Witch Trials, professor Philip C Almond explains why women were targeted
The author wanders the dark climes of Pendle in her story of the witch trials of 1612, The Daylight Gate
England should be proud of its gentry, argues Adam Nicolson
In this extract from Cheek by Jowl, Emily Cockayne looks at how close can sometimes be too close
Andrew Miller's Costa Book of the Year Pure is in the running for the £25,000 prize
A new exhibition - and books - revisit Captain Scott's tragic 1912 mission to the South Pole
We all remember, remember the 5th of November . . . but who was Guy Fawkes?