Iran reissues fatwa on Salman Rushdie as film protests spread

First Post Mon 17 Sep, AT 09:00

Ayatollah reinstates 1989 death sentence and raises bounty on novelist's head to $3.3m

Amanda Knox and Raffaele Sollecito

Amanda Knox boyfriend Raffaele Sollecito admits their behaviour was bizarre

Summary Wed 12 Sep, AT 11:25

Raffaele Sollecito lifts lid on his and Knox's experiences after murder of Meredith Kercher

Hilary Mantel and Will Self head Man Booker shortlist

First Reaction Tue 11 Sep, AT 15:57

Critics praise 'fresh and innovative' list, but the favourites are familiar names

Critics see too much Rushdie in Midnight's Children film

First Reaction Mon 10 Sep, AT 13:10

Salman Rushdie's new screenplay offers 'a vibrant journey, but not a terribly illuminating one'

Cloud Atlas

Cloud Atlas: an Oscar-worthy epic or an unparalleled disaster?

First Reaction Mon 10 Sep, AT 11:01

Standing ovation for adaptation at Toronto Film Festival but some critics are left with a headache

Ian Rankin

Authors’ phoney book reviews threaten publishing, says Rankin

One-Minute Read Tue 4 Sep, AT 12:05

Ian Rankin and Lee Child among authors vowing never to write fake reviews of their own work

Naomi Wolf

Naomi Wolf’s Vagina memoir proves a turn-off for critics

Talking Point Mon 3 Sep, AT 14:58

Naomi ‘desperate to cling to her long-gone nubile girlhood at any cost’ says Camille Paglia

Crime writer admits faking 'breathtaking' Amazon reviews

One-Minute Read Mon 3 Sep, AT 10:50

RJ Ellory used pseudonyms to describe his own work as 'magnificent' and denigrate rivals on website

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

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