In the Press

IMG_2906A selection of articles and reviews by Rachel Hewitt:

When I was raped, it was female-only spaces that helped me recover’New Statesman

‘The end of the road for Ordnance Survey?’Guardian

‘The Conflict’Guardian

On The MapGuardian

‘Summer Walks with the FT: Salisbury Plain’Financial Times

The Pinecone’, Guardian

The Ordnance Survey: Mapping a Perfect Image of the World’Telegraph

IMG_1088Reviews of Map of a Nation

Ian Thompson’s review in the Guardian, 17 October 2010: an ‘endlessly absorbing history’. 

John Henry’s review in Reviews in History, August 2011: ‘well researched and entertaining’. 

Tom Fort in the Telegraph, 17 October 2010: the book ‘offers a route into the national psyche’. 

Nick Groom in the Independent, 10 December 2010: ‘meticulous scholarship’.

Jan Morris in the Times, 16 October 2010: ‘Hewitt tackles the subject exuberantly … the book won me over. The sweep of its history has true grandeur, and the incidentals of the tale are like desirables found in a cluttered antique shop’

Read more reviews here.