Topic: Books

Why Queen Elizabeth II is in the Guinness Book of World Records

Husband hunters: American heiresses who married Into the British aristocracy

On This Day: Dr Samuel Johnson, compiler of the first English dictionary, was born

Jane Austen: At home in Hampshire

Was Lord Mountbatten in an open marriage?

British Pathé footage of George Orwell at the premiere of "1984"

What have we learned about Jack the Ripper's last victim?

Britain's best known myths and legends and where to visit them

The journeys of Celia Fiennes through 17th-century England

"The Book Lover's Guide to London" brings our favourite British writers to life

The Crimson Field - putting history into historical fiction

Five things to see at The British Library, London

On This Day: Author of "Peter Rabbit" Beatrix Potter was born in 1866

Get a different perspective! See London by bike

British landscapes from your favorite books to explore on vacation

What to read? Top five British Royal biographies

HRH Queen Elizabeth II writings on her faith

The life of "Sherlock Holmes" author Sir Author Conan Doyle

The story of Meghan Markle's wedding tiara

On This Day: J.M. Barrie author of "Peter Pan" was born in 1860

Letters from Father Christmas by Lord of the Rings author J. R. R. Tolkien

Director Bharat Nalluri on The Man Who Invented Christmas the movie, and Charles Dickens

On this day: Irish "Dracula" author Bram Stoker died

This story from Stephen Fry about Harry Potter is brilliant

Have you seen Belgravia, the drama by the creator of Downton Abbey?

Cosy up this winter with the latest British Heritage Travel luxury magazine

Q&A with Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes

Stephen Fry describes the wonder of reading for Duchess of Cornwall's Insta club

Thomas Hardy’s Wessex Country

A Q&A with Philippa Gregory: The Taming of the Queen

The private history of Britain’s Cathedrals, an expert explains