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The sun has half our office back on their bikes - are you? Read the preface to Colin O'Brien's Giro d'Italia to get in the cycling mood.

Watch our beautiful animation of the cover of Jack Hartnell's Medieval Bodies

Henry Nicholls' new book is a memoir of narcolepsy and a fascinating exploration of sleep disorders. Read the prefact

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Founder of The Velominati & co-author of The Hardmen Frank Strack tells us about some of the toughest cyclists of all time.

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To mark the bi-centenary of the publication of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, three leading prize-winning writers talk about the early novelists who changed the world and created the novel as a story form. Lyndall Gordon, author of Outsiders: Five Women Writers Who Changed The World, is a leading biographer; Fiona Sampson, author of In Search of Mary Shelley, is a poet and writer and was awarded an MBE for services to literature, and Paula Byrne, author of The Genius of Jane Austen, is an author and biographer and founder of ReLit the charity for literature and mental health.
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Author, journalist and veteran politician Chris Mullin has been centre stage for many a political calamity over the last thirty years. In this fascinating talk, he outlines what makes a political disaster, and what can follow in its Author, journalist and veteran politician Chris Mullin has been centre stage for many a political calamity over the last thirty years. In this fascinating talk, he outlines what makes a political disaster, and what can follow in its wake.

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