About Singular Discoveries

Welcome to Singular Discoveries. I’m Paul Brown. I write about unusual stories from forgotten corners of the past. In this newsletter, I share interesting stories and engaging recommendations.

About me

I write articles and books about history, sport, true crime and other stuff. I’ve written for publications including The Guardian, FourFourTwo, When Saturday Comes, The Blizzard, Longreads, and Narratively. My books include The Ruhleben Football Association and The Rocketbelt Caper. I specialise in unusual and forgotten stories from the past with colourful characters and cinematic narratives. You can find more about me and my work on my website or find me on Twitter.

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Unusual stories from forgotten corners of the past


Paul Brown
Hello. I write about unusual stories from the forgotten corners of history. I share interesting reads and useful recommendations.