Original features from our print magazines.

Time-slip historicals – twice as hard to write?

HNS member Deborah Swift is the author of The Lady’s Slipper and The Gilded Lily. This feature is from her blog, The ...Read Article

Aux armes – citoyens!

The excellent Drum’s Book Club has picked Dickens’ poignant French Revolution historical novel A Tale of Two Cities as this month’s ...Read Article

Some historical drama films you may not have seen

One thing that’s spectacularly easier now than it used to be is watching films. The DVD rental sites allow us to watch ...Read Article

Forgotten, Betrayed, Reviled: The Lost Women of the Bible

It is a truism that history is written by the victors. Western history and culture have their roots deep in the Judaeo-Graeco-Roman tradition, ...Read Article

Three Queens and a Knave: Interview with C.W. Gortner

C. W. Gortner is one of the most successful writers of popular historical fiction to emerge in recent years. His novels about some ...Read Article

The Gourmands

First published in the Winter 2011 edition of Solander magazine – copyright remains with the author. Michael J. DeLuca came to “The Gourmands” through rather ...Read Article

Bookselling in the field

The Festival of History is English Heritage’s flagship event of the year. Staged in acres of fields outside Kelmarsh Hall in Northamptonshire, ...Read Article

Advice From an Agent

William Dietrich, NY Times bestselling author and Pulitzer-winning journalist, has given us permission to post this piece from his blog about San Diego ...Read Article

The Torch of God

First published in the Winter 2009 edition of Solander magazine – copyright remains with the author. David has a website and blog, and we reviewed ...Read Article

More than a Matter of Words

Lucinda Byatt looks at four Italian historical novels in translation. Walter Scott is generally regarded as the “inventor” of the historical novel, but ...Read Article

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