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?

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

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