Meike Ziervogel explores the life of the notorious Magda Goebbels, wife of Hitler's propaganda minister, in her new novel Magda
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The Victorians invented crime-solving methods that are still used today. D.E. Meredith tracks down the 19th-century detectives
The National Trust chair picks the book that means the most to him
Famed chef Escoffier has conjured up recipes for everyone...apart from his loving wife.
The author reveals how his research for new novel John Saturnall's Feast uncovered love and lampreys in the great kitchens of the past
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