Books of the year: critics' choice at Christmas

Review Fri 21 Dec, AT 14:15

The top eight books published in 2012 according to the London newspapers' Christmas selections

Anger as Nobel winner Mo Yan defends Chinese censorship

First Reaction Fri 7 Dec, AT 09:21

Salman Rushdie calls author a 'patsy' as he compares censorship to airport security

Fifty Shades author EL James wins a good sex award

One-Minute Read Wed 5 Dec, AT 09:17

Canada's Nancy Huston gets Bad Sex award while 'mummy porn' author wins popular fiction trophy

Porn version of Fifty Shades has lawyers all steamed up

One-Minute Read Fri 30 Nov, AT 14:32

Universal Studios sues Los Angeles company that made a 'rip-off' of EL James's erotic trilogy

WikiLeaks's Assange warns the internet may enslave us all

First Reaction Tue 27 Nov, AT 13:16

A new book by the digital world's most famous whistleblower says we're heading into a near future where the net will be used to control us

Bryce Courtenay dies at 79: six things you might want to know

First Post Fri 23 Nov, AT 13:44

‘Thank you. You have been simply wonderful,' Aussie author told his readers just weeks ago

JK Rowling and Fifty Shades fail to make bad sex award shortlist

First Post Wed 21 Nov, AT 11:42

Tom Wolfe is up for the year's least-wanted literary prize but Rowling's erotic prose judged not bad enough

John le Carré and Salman Rushdie end 23-year feud

One-Minute Read Mon 12 Nov, AT 13:14

'Pompous ass' Le Carré and 'self-righteous' Rushdie regret falling out over The Satanic Verses

New erotic novel set to follow Fifty Shades' sales success

One-Minute Read Thu 1 Nov, AT 11:06

First week sales for 'Reflected in You' topped only by JK Rowling and Dan Brown in the UK

Murdoch snubbed as Penguin Random House deal is struck

First Reaction Mon 29 Oct, AT 11:13

New books giant created as traditional publishers face up to threat from Amazon

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