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 784 copies, 8 reviews
A Gambling Man: Charles II's Restoration Game 224 copies, 13 reviews
Nature's Engraver: A Life of Thomas Bewick 205 copies, 5 reviews
Elizabeth Gaskell: A Habit of Stories 182 copies, 1 review
In These Times: Living in Britain Through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815 156 copies, 8 reviews
Hogarth : a life and a world 154 copies, 1 review
George Eliot 114 copies
A Little History of British Gardening 109 copies, 1 review
The Pinecone: The Story of Sarah Losh, Forgotten Romantic… 108 copies, 2 reviews
Mr Lear: A Life of Art and Nonsense 90 copies, 3 reviews
Cultural Babbage: Technology, Time and Invention (Editor) 58 copies
Dictionary of Women's Biography 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) 5,845 copies, 207 reviews
Mary Barton (Introduction, some editions) 2,248 copies, 53 reviews
Cousin Phillis (Foreword, some editions) 210 copies, 8 reviews
Granta 65: London (Contributor) 202 copies, 1 review
Illyrian Spring (Introduction, some editions) 177 copies, 9 reviews
Cranford and Other Stories (Introduction, some editions; Introduction, some editions) 145 copies, 6 reviews
Miss Potter [2006 film] 133 copies, 1 review
Curious, If True: Strange Tales by Mrs. Gaskell (Introduction, some editions) 84 copies, 1 review
The Virago Book of Ghost Stories: The Twentieth Century Volume I (Introduction, some editions) 70 copies, 3 reviews
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