Sarah Wise
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I've just reviewed Joel Peter Eigen's new book, Mad-Doctors in the Dock, on 19th-century criminal insanity trials for the Times Higher Education  

My review of The Man Who Closed the Asylums by John Foot is in the Financial Times

I reviewed Iain Sinclair’s London Overground for The Times Literary Supplement

My review of Tommy Dickinson’s book Curing Queers is in The Guardian, here

Review of 6-volume history of the Metropolitan Police (The Times Literary

Review of Andrew Scull’s Madness in Civilization for The Financial Times

Review of the Geffrye Museum’s exhibition Homes of the Homeless (The Lancet)

Sherlock Holmes exhibition at the Museum of London review (The Lancet)

The Lancet ‘Perspectives column: lunatic asylum whistleblowers in the 1830s & 40s

The Last Asylum book review (Financial Times)



And here's some really old blasts from the past...

Buddhas exhibition at the Royal Academy (Guardian)
City of Laughter (Daily Telegraph)
Exposed: The Victorian Nude at Tate Britain review (Guardian)
The Fox & The Flies by Charles van Onselen, review (Literary Review)
Frith exhibition at the Guildhall Gallery (Daily Telegraph)
Gissing biography (Daily Telegraph)
Leading Lady: Interview with Barbara Barondess McLean (Guardian)
On the Bathroom (Guardian)
Slum Travellers, edited by Ellen Ross (Times Literary Supplement)
Temporary Structures Pt 1 (Guardian)
Temporary Structures Pt 2
The Colour White in Art (Guardian)
Uranium glass pt 1 (Guardian)
Uranium glass pt 2
The V&A’s Chamber of Horrors pt1 (Guardian)
V&A Chamber of Horrors pt2
V&A exhibition: Rural England Through a Victorian Lens (Guardian)
William Beckford: An Eye for the Magnificent (Guardian)