The pixel galaxy, historical turning points, surreal interior designs, animal and boxer portraits and some interesting idioms.

Uncommon People: Resistance, Rebellion and Jazz

Uncommon People is a collection of Eric Hobsbawm's essays spanning the majority of his long career, from the 1950s to the mid-1990s. It brings together a wide range of topics, collected under four headings: The Radical Tradition, Country People, Contemporary History and Jazz. Under "The Radical Tradition", there are essays addressing Thomas Paine, the Luddites,…

Selling Hitler: The Story of the Hitler Diaries

In Selling Hitler Robert Harris has provided an enthralling, blow-by-blow account of one of the most infamous hoaxes in history, the alleged discovery of the Hitler diaries. A potentially convoluted plot with many actors, Harris has done a remarkable job in organising the story in a comprehensible manner, and in so doing has simultaneously written…