Diane Purkiss

Diane is a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford. Her magisterial book The English Civil War: A People’s History was published by HarperCollins and Basic to huge acclaim in 2006 …’crammed with the stories and the voices that make history human.’ – Kathryn Hughes, Guardian Book of the Week. Diane’s next book is A History of Food in Britain for 2014 and then The Lost World:The Dissolution of the Monasteries and the English People.