Helen Macdonald

Samuel Johnson Prize: 'unusual and extraordinary' memoir wins

One-Minute Read Wed 5 Nov, AT 11:56

Helen Macdonald’s book is both a personal story about loss and a history of falconry

Alex Ferguson

Ferguson lifts lid on Moyes at Man U: is he covering his back?

First Reaction Wed 22 Oct, AT 13:09

Revised version of Fergie's memoir appears designed to preserve his reputation say critics

Richard Flanagan

Booker prizewinner 2014: a 'magnificent story of love and war '

First Reaction Wed 15 Oct, AT 15:25

The Narrow Road to the Deep North wins £50,000 Booker prize for Richard Flanagan

Longlist for the 2014 Man Booker Prize announced

Booker prize 2014: who is going to win?

Preview Mon 13 Oct, AT 15:22

Mukherjee's ambitious saga is a firm favourite for the Man Booker prize, but Jacobson's sinister novel is in with a chance

Roy Keane

Roy Keane: Mourinho lucky not to get punched over handshake

One-Minute Read Fri 10 Oct, AT 13:10

Irishman at his cobative best as he takes on two distinguished managers at book launch

Party in London Underground

English are 'pathologically violent' and 10 other best-selling quotes

Summary Tue 16 Sep, AT 13:35

Portuguese best-seller describes the English as 'filthy, angry animals who drink like sponges'

Will Self

Shark attack: Will Self goes for 'mediocre' George Orwell

Mon 1 Sep, AT 09:30 Robert Chesshyre

Self, a notorious purveyor of obtuse English, attacks the master of clarity for – yes – his clarity

Pro-gun children's picture book met with disbelief in America

One-Minute Read Tue 5 Aug, AT 10:16

Goal was to provide a 'wholesome family book' showing guns as the best means for self-defence

Columnist

Deborah Rogers was here: death of a literary lioness

Fri 2 May, AT 14:04 Nigel Horne

Legendary agent will be missed by some of world's best novelists – McEwan, Ishiguro, Kenneally et al

Economist and author Thomas Piketty at the University of California, Berkeley

Thomas Piketty: the birth of a 'rock star economist'

Briefing Tue 29 Apr, AT 14:54

The controversial French economist has called for huge taxes on the super-rich. Is Piketty the new Karl Marx?

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