Nancy Cunard

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Nancy Cunard was a writer and rebel whose path through the first half of the 20th century brought her through such movements as literary modernism, th(...)

Salaria Kea and John O’Reilly in 1937. Photograph: Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Yale University

In late 1937 Langston Hughes, who was a poet, journalist and leading figure of the Harlem Renaissance, discovered a remarkable love story in a country(...)

Marc Almond: ‘Journalists would ask about my sexuality, so I’d give some Bowie-esque answer about ambiguity’

There was a time when Thursday night Top of the Pops was a shared ritual. Living in a TV land that consisted of a handful of channels was a factor,(...)

Brownswood House, a 19th-century estate in Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, and No 21 Rue Bonaparte in Paris’s Latin Quarter share one thing in common – Ei(...)

In 1923 a young American actor named Tallulah Bankhead became the most sensational star of the London stage. Having persuaded the actor and manager Ge(...)