News about this site and other Pepys-related events.

We're on a new server

If you’re reading this, then you’re seeing the site on a new server. I think everything is working OK, but if you come across anything that’s unusually broken do email me to let me know.

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Dr Kate Loveman interviews author Deborah Swift

As part of her current research project, Reimagining the Restoration: Samuel Pepys’s Diary and popular history for the 21st Century, Dr Kate Loveman has interviewed two authors: Catherine Johnson author of historical novels for young adults and children, set between 1660 and 1832, and Deborah Swift, author of novels including three based on women featured in Pepys’ diary, Pleasing Mr Pepys (2017), A Plague on Mr Pepys (2018), and Entertaining Mr Pepys (2019).

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'Samuel Pepys and His Books' out in paperback

You may remember our review a few years ago of Kate Loveman’s book Samuel Pepys and His Books. The only problem with the book at the time was the very high cost, £81. Today the paperback has been released and, while it’s not cheap, it’s cheaper at £30.

I think this is only available in the UK, as I can’t see it on Do post in the comments if you find it available elsewhere.

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