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?

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

E.L. James 'plans to rewrite Fifty Shades from Grey's perspective'

One-Minute Read Wed 13 Jun, AT 12:12

S&M novelist may be planning new trilogy as American Psycho author declares interest in writing screenplay

Michael Bywater

The Geek Manifesto, like reason, is too noble for our politics

Mon 11 Jun, AT 14:21 Michael Bywater

Geeks won't lie to make us feel better, which is why this call to put science into government will fail

Robert Fox

Flame and Stuxnet show Obama's commitment to Chinese cyberwar

Mon 11 Jun, AT 09:31 Robert Fox

Computer viruses are just the tip of the iceberg as the US goes all out to combat threat from China

Ray Bradbury

How anti-ebook Ray Bradbury finally succumbed to digital age

First Post Thu 7 Jun, AT 13:28

The sci-fi author, who has died aged 91, hated ebooks, the internet and television

Michael Bywater

How a republican atheist like me can love a Fidei Defensor like you

Sun 3 Jun, AT 06:15 Michael Bywater

Big anniversaries for the Queen and the Common Book of Prayer make this journalist proud to be English

Michael Bywater

Note to De Botton: sex is different in Bloomsbury and Rochdale

Fri 1 Jun, AT 08:03 Michael Bywater

Alain de Botton's new book is completely irrelevant to those who need it most

'Brokeback Mountain in Troy' wins debut writer Orange Prize

One-Minute Read Thu 31 May, AT 15:06

Latin teacher's homoerotic swords-and-sandals epic wins women's fiction award

Michael Bywater

Do the vultures really feel the pain of our financial crisis?

Fri 25 May, AT 15:51 Michael Bywater

The Illumination imagines a world where a person's despair is visible as a shaft of light. What would the City boys make of that?

Michael Bywater

What money can't buy: all the best bits of Greece for starters

Fri 18 May, AT 07:55 Michael Bywater

A book that explains the scariest part of 'free market' is the word 'free' is a must read

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