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Jenny Uglow

Jenny Uglow
Robin Farquhar-Thomson

Jenny Uglow’s books include prizewinning biographies of Elizabeth Gaskell and William Hogarth. The Lunar Men (FSG, 2002) was described by Richard Holmes as “an extraordinarily gripping account,” while Nature’s Engraver won the National Arts Writers Award for 2007. A Gambling Man (FSG, 2009) was short-listed for the 2010 Samuel Johnson Prize for Non-Fiction. Uglow grew up in Cumbria and now lives in Canterbury, England.

Mr. Lear

Jenny Uglow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A sparkling biography of the poet and artist Edward Lear by the award-winning biographer Jenny Uglow

Edward Lear, the renowned English artist, musician, author, and poet, lived a vivid,...

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In These Times

Jenny Uglow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A beautifully observed history of the British home front during the Napoleonic Wars by a celebrated historian

We know the thrilling, terrible stories of the battles...

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The Pinecone

Jenny Uglow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In the village of Wreay, near Carlisle, stands the strangest and most magical Victorian church in England. This vivid, original book tells the story of its builder, Sarah Losh, strong-willed, passionate,...

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A Gambling Man

Jenny Uglow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

The Restoration was a decade of experimentation: from the founding of the Royal Society for investigating the sciences to the startling role of credit and risk; from the shocking licentiousness of...

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Nature's Engraver

Jenny Uglow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

A beautifully illustrated biography of Thomas Bewick (1753-1828), the man whose art helped shape the way we view the natural world

At the end of the eighteenth century,...

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The Lunar Men

Jenny Uglow
Farrar, Straus and Giroux
Farrar, Straus and Giroux

In the 1760s a group of amateur experimenters met and made friends in the English Midlands. Most came from humble families, all lived far from the center of things, but they were young and their...

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