Sarah Lund in The Killing is a very special detective. But the bar has been set high by Sherlock Holmes
'Understanding rhetoric is probably the most vital tool any of us can possess'
James told MPs he's ignorant about the Mafia and their notorious code of silence, 'omerta'. Here's a starter kit...
'I used to dismiss Pratchett as suitable only for geeks and spods. Now I see he's a serious man'
Jobs obsessively loved the product. Bezos loves the market. So why isn't he doing better?
Michael Bywater: Look at the money - as a culture, it’s fair to say we wouldn’t piss on an author if he were on fire
Barnes the favourite as literature judging panel accused of 'dumbing down'
The short-list for this year’s Booker Prize is popular with readers but the critics aren’t convinced
him a copy of ‘Memorial’. He’ll
be a better man for reading it
and he may soon have time
If only psychiatrists still
wrote this well we might
learn more about mental illness?
Unauthorised biography published against Julian Assange’s wishes fails to fly off shelves
Leak of book has ‘decimated’ the value of extracts from Alistair Darling’s new book
Could it be fourth time lucky
for Barnes as favourite
Hollinghurst fails to make shortlist?
Banned movie Crash may
have been based on cult
author’s own taste in sex
Eva Gabrielsson denies
that Larsson had almost
finished another Millennium
book before he died
Christopher Little’s former business partner casts a spell on Harry Potter author
Myerson’s family was torn apart after her last book - and her new novel may be no less controversial
And Alexander Mamut will bring back bookshop founder Tim Waterstone
Michael Bywater: Why
write only one book on the
Greek islands when 20
will do it better?
Gospel according to Jobs to be called iSteve: the book of Jobs