In this weekend’s Guardian I’ve reviewed Enrique Moradiellos’ new biography of the Spanish fascist dictator Francisco Franco.
In this weekend’s Irish Times, I reviewed Ida Milne’s new history of the 1918-19 influenza pandemic in Ireland, Stacking the Coffins.
I appeared on BBC Radio 3’s Free Thinking with Rana Mitter and Dr Elsa Richardson of the University of Strathclyde to discuss my new book on food history.
My first book, Food, Religion & Communities in Early Modern Europe, is released today with Bloomsbury. Spanning the Spanish Inquisition, the Reformation, and the persecution of witchcraft, the book explores the place and importance of food in early modern history. You can find out more and order my book here.
In The Irish Times I have reviewed Margaret Hickey’s new crowdfunded book on the history of Irish food, Ireland’s Green Larder.
In The Irish Times I have reviewed Mervyn O’Driscoll’s new book Ireland, West Germany and the New Europe, 1949-1973.
In this weekend’s Financial Times, I reviewed David Cannadine’s new history of the UK from 1800-1906.