News

NEWS

May 2019 – Murder by the Book is longlisted for the Crime Writers’ Association 2019 Gold Dagger for Non-Fiction – click to read press release.

March 26 2019 – US edition of Murder by the Book published by Alfred A. Knopf

October 25 2018 –  Murder by the Book published in the UK by Penguin.
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15 September – Murder by the Book chosen as one of The Guardian‘s ’50 Biggest Books of Autumn 2018’
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26 November 2018 – Dan Snow’s History Hit: ‘A Victorian Murder with Claire Harman’. Claire and Dan Snow tour the Mayfair streets connected with the murder of Lord William Russell.
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RECENT JOURNALISM

Evening Standard, 16 May 2019: ‘The tragic tale of a forgotten poet’ – review of L.E.L.: The Lost Life and Scandalous Death of Letitia Elizabeth Landon by Lucasta Miller – click to read

Evening Standard, 9 May 2019: review of Faber & Faber: The Untold Story of a Great Publishing House by Toby Faber – click to read

Evening Standard, 14 March 2019: review of Unspeakable: The Things we Cannot Say by Harriet Shawcross
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Evening Standard, 31 January, 2019: review of Late in the Day by Tessa Hadley.
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Times Literary Supplement, 30 October 2018: ‘Writing for the Mob’ – Ainsworth’s Jack Sheppard and the crimes it inspired
Click here to read 

Guardian Review, 28 September 2018: ‘Desire, satire and making things up’, review of Mrs Gaskell and Me by Nell Stevens
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Evening Standard, 30 August 2018: ‘Thrills and spills with a female spy in wartime’, review of Transcription by Kate Atkinson
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Evening Standard, 16 August 2018: review of Robert Graves: From Great War Poet to Goodbye to all That by Jean Moorcroft Wilson
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INTERVIEWS

October 2016 – Chawton House Conversations podcast, on Charlotte Bronte
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June 2016 – on BBC Arts from the Hay Festival
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12 March 2016: interview with Eleanor Wachtel on CBC’s Writers and Company
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28 September 2015, Claire is interviewed by Susannah Herbert for the Forward Prize archive
Click here to watch interview

31 March 2016 – Q and A on The Shipping Forecast blog
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