Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton watch Osama bin Laden's death

Bin Laden was 'a pussy', says Navy Seal who killed him

Summary Wed 29 Aug, AT 12:28

The five most shocking claims made in a new book by a soldier who took part in the raid on Bin Laden's home

Elizabeth Taylor and Richard Burton

Burton's diary reveals passion for 'wildly-exciting' lover Taylor

One-Minute Read Wed 15 Aug, AT 15:03

Richard Burton called Liz Taylor 'beautiful beyond the dreams of pornography' in soon-to-be published diary

Helen Gurley Brown

Editor Helen Gurley Brown taught women to enjoy sex

First Reaction Tue 14 Aug, AT 10:33

Cosmo editor's Sex and the Single Girl came years before Carrie Bradshaw's Sex and the City

Fifty Shades of Grey by E L James

Fifty Shades of Grey to get its own classical soundtrack

One-Minute Read Wed 8 Aug, AT 12:53

EMI to release album of classical tracks from erotic trilogy, including ‘kinky sex anthem’ Pachelbel’s Canon

Crime queen Ruth Rendell back on ITV after 12 years

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Aug, AT 14:30

Rendell returns with thriller Thirteen Steps Down as ITV plots to dramatise more of her new books

Amazon sells more ebooks than printed titles as Kindle takes off

One-Minute Read Mon 6 Aug, AT 11:40

Growth in ebooks faster in UK than in US, but Amazon is attacked for helping authors to self-publish

Who will posterity bless: the lofty Vidal or the grounded Binchy?

Fri 3 Aug, AT 07:41 Michael Bywater

'Every time a friend succeeds, I die a little,' said the arrogant Gore Vidal – an odd thing for a writer to say

Leading writers pay tribute to Irish author Maeve Binchy

First Reaction Tue 31 Jul, AT 12:48

Binchy sold millions of novels around the world, but to some she was the Irish Jackie Collins

New Yorker star Jonah Lehrer quits after faking Dylan quotes

Media Watch Tue 31 Jul, AT 09:48

Over-creative science writer rewrote Bob Dylan lines for his best-seller, Imagine: How Creativity Works

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