About Singular Discoveries

Welcome to Singular Discoveries. I’m Paul Brown. I write about unusual true 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, adventure, and other stuff. I’ve written for publications including The Guardian, FourFourTwo, When Saturday Comes, The Blizzard, Longreads, and Narratively. My books include The Rocketbelt Caper, The Ruhleben Football Association, and The Tyne Bridge. 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.

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Unusual true stories and engaging recommendations


Paul Brown

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