Tickets £10 'No question - the non-fiction book of the year is Richard Holmes' Age of Wonder' (Andrew Marr) - an incident-packed account of a time when science and art marched hand in hand, and Coleridge and Humphry Davy were Yin and Yang. Jenny Uglow's Words & Pictures explores fascinating working relationships between writers and artists such as Hogarth and Fielding, Wordsworth and Bewick, Dickens and Phiz. Was there something in the water in 18th and 19th century Britain which catalysed fertile collaborations? Richard Holmes has also written extensively on the Romantic Poets. Jenny Uglow's books include The Lunar Men. (DeadGoodBooks)
The Lunar Men: The Friends Who Made the Future 798 copies, 8 reviews
A Gambling Man: Charles II's Restoration Game 232 copies, 13 reviews
Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick 208 copies, 5 reviews
Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories 185 copies, 1 review
In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 166 copies, 8 reviews
Hogarth : a life and a world 157 copies, 1 review
George Eliot 119 copies
The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh, Forgotten Romantic… 113 copies, 3 reviews
A Little History of British Gardening 112 copies, 1 review
Mr. Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense 99 copies, 3 reviews
Dictionary of Women's Biography 57 copies
Cultural Babbage: Technology, Time and Invention (Editor) 56 copies
Dr. Johnson, His Club and Other Friends (Character Sketches) 18 copies, 1 review
The Chatto Book of Ghosts (Editor) 14 copies
North and South (Introduction, some editions) 6,000 copies, 217 reviews
Mary Barton (Introduction, some editions) 2,281 copies, 55 reviews
Cousin Phillis (Foreword, some editions) 218 copies, 9 reviews
Granta 65: London (Contributor) 205 copies, 1 review
Illyrian Spring (Introduction, some editions) 176 copies, 9 reviews
Cranford and Other Stories (Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 150 copies, 6 reviews
Miss Potter [2006 film] 145 copies, 1 review
Curious, If True: Strange Tales by Mrs. Gaskell (Introduction, some editions) 85 copies, 1 review
The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century Volume I (Introduction, some editions) 73 copies, 3 reviews
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