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Henry Hemming had a real hit on his hands back in 2014 with Churchill's Iceman: The True Story of Geoffrey Pyke. Now he returns with the equally compelling tale of a man who by any measure was a paradox, the figure who did more than any other to eliminate the WWII British fascist movement despite once skirting the British Fascisti himself.

Maxwell Knight, the definitive model for Ian Fleming’s ‘M’, shaped the modern intelligence service and, as Hemming expertly lays out, was far stranger and more complex than any fiction.

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Living With Dementia: A Q&A with Wendy Mitchell

An exclusive interview with author Wendy Mitchell about her experiences of living with dementia.

Still Burning Brightly: Spark at 100

As part of 2018's centenary celebrations, Alan Taylor introduces Muriel Spark, Scotland's greatest twentieth century novelist.

No Mortal Enemy: The Mannix Manifesto

"I am on a mission. It’s time to re-claim public understanding of dying."