The National Archives is hosting Writer of the Month, a series of talks to broaden awareness of historical records and their uses for writers. Each month, a high-profile author will visit The National Archives to share their writing experience and tell us more about their books.
Jeremy Paxman was born in Yorkshire and educated at Cambridge. He is an award-winning journalist who spent ten years reporting from overseas, notably for Panorama. He is the author of seven books of non-fiction including The English, The Political Animal and Empire. He is the presenter of Newsnight and University Challenge and has presented BBC documentaries on various subjects including Victorian, Wilfred Owen and Empire.
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The National Archives
The National Archives is the official archive and publisher for the UK government, and for England and Wales. We are the guardians of some of our most iconic national documents, dating back over 1,000 years.
The National Archives' collection of over 11 million historical government and public records is one of the largest in the world. From Domesday Book to modern government papers and digital files, our collection includes paper and parchment, electronic records and websites, photographs, posters, maps, drawings and paintings.