Who were the men and women whose names are commemorated on war memorials around the country? Where did they live – and how and why did they die? In his book, War Memorial, Clive Aslet tells the story of one village’s sacrifice, from 1914 to 2003.
Otto Dov Kulka’s remarkable memoir Landscapes of the Metropolis of Death explores the permanent and indelible marks left by the Holocaust and a childhood spent in Auschwitz. Excerpted below is the first chapter from the book: ‘A Prologue That Could Also Be An Epilogue’.
The first in a series of Penguin Cooks blogs, here’s one of our resident food experts, Pen Vogler, telling us a little about the food featured in some of Jane Austen’s earliest works.