A new year, and new historical books, both fiction and non-fiction, to look out for, written by HWA members. The Second World War continues to be popular, and there are refreshingly different takes on the Tudor era. The medieval period makes a strong showing. There are new additions to well-loved series and second books from […]
Whether you prefer reading historical fiction or non-fiction (or both, why not?), we hope you’ll find something to surprise, delight or intrigue you in this round-up of books featured in Historia during 2019. So if you’re looking for a Christmas present for a history lover or a good read for the long winter nights, have […]
Entries for the HWA Crowns for 2020 are now open. The Historical Writers’ Association gives three Crown Awards each year for exceptional historical writing.
Historia’s holding three giveaways this October in the run-up to the 2019 Crown Awards. The second is for all six books on the HWA/Sharpe Books Non-fiction Crown shortlist. This Historia giveaway is open until 11.59pm on 24 October, 2019. Three different entrants will each receive all six books in the 2019 HWA/Sharpe Books Non-fiction Crown […]
The skeleton of an unknown 7th-century warrior buried near Bamburgh Castle in Northumberland seemed to have nothing to tell historian and novelist Edoardo Albert… until tests showed a link to a Scottish holy island and the original returning king: Oswald of Northumbria. The bones were silent. That’s the problem: they usually are. They are the […]
Warrior: A Life of War in Anglo-Saxon Britain by Edoardo Albert with Paul Gething
The 18 books shortlisted for HWA Crown Awards in 2019 have been announced. The search is now on to find the winners in the three awards categories: Gold Crown, Sharpe Books Non-fiction Crown and Debut Crown. The shortlisted books are: HWA Gold Crown Award 2019 Little by Edward Carey (Aardvark Bureau) In Little, Edward Carey brings the […]
Recommended summer reading books, both history and historical fiction, from Historical Writers’ Association authors,