Taking you through the year day by day, The Manchester Book of Days contains quirky, eccentric, shocking, amusing and important events and facts from different periods in the history of the city.
Ideal for dipping into, this addictive little book will keep you entertained and informed. Featuring hundreds of snippets of information gleaned from the vaults of Manchester's archives and covering the social, criminal, political, religious, agricultural, industrial and military history of the city, it will delight residents and visitors alike.
Ben McGarr is Manchester born and bred. An graduate of Durham University (which he represented on University Challenge), he is passionate about local history of his city, anthropology and archaeology. Having travelled extensively, during which time he worked as a translator and interpreter at the British Embassy in Moscow, Ben is now a full time writer. This is his second title for The History Press.