Martin Amis

Martin Amis's Lionel Asbo: all style, little substance

Talking Point Mon 2 Jul, AT 12:54

Reviewers pay tribute to Martin Amis's craft but ask whether artistry alone still cuts it

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

Five theories to explain Fifty Shades of Grey success

Media Watch Mon 2 Jul, AT 09:02

Do women love porn anyway and just needed something stronger? Does it reflect a world still dominated by men?

Michael Bywater

How Alan Turing could have prevented the Natwest foul-up

Thu 28 Jun, AT 15:13 Michael Bywater

Managers do not understand computer geeks or what they do. So they sack them and pay the consequences

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

Mr Fifty Shades of Grey set to publish his own novel

One-Minute Read Thu 28 Jun, AT 12:23

As E L James's novel becomes fastest selling book of all time, her husband scores a publishing deal

Michael Bywater

Michael Gove is a squid who wants to enslave us with O-levels

Fri 22 Jun, AT 21:08 Michael Bywater

Gove and his Tory squid cohorts might even have gotten away with it if they hadn't read pesky Molesworth

Martin Amis

Owen Jones accuses Martin Amis of chav hate in Lionel Asbo

First Post Thu 21 Jun, AT 13:58

Jones says Martin Amis writes 'cardboard cut-out' caricatures of people he knows nothing about

Alice Walker

Color Purple author refuses to publish in 'apartheid' Israel

One-Minute Read Wed 20 Jun, AT 12:55

Alice Walker stirs controversy with letter of protest against Israel's 'persecution' of Palestinians

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

Fifty Shades of Grey becomes fastest-selling paperback in UK

One-Minute Read Mon 18 Jun, AT 16:08

EL James's 'mummy porn' sells 550k paperback copies quicker than JK Rowling's Harry Potter

Sunday papers

Furious Leveson threatened to quit inquiry after Gove criticism

Sunday Papers Sun 17 Jun, AT 10:19

From the Sunday papers: Leveson anger, Greek fears and Harry Potter as the Antichrist

Michael Bywater

Would a modern Silent Spring be heard over the web twitter?

Fri 15 Jun, AT 14:40 Michael Bywater

Fifty years ago, Rachel Carson's seminal work of environmental journalism changed the world. Could it happen in a world of blog chatter?