JK Rowling upsets Sikhs with 'hairy man-woman' depiction

One-Minute Read Tue 2 Oct, AT 09:29

Description of a 'mustachioed, yet large-mammaried' Sikh girl in The Casual Vacancy causes offence

Can Nook Glowlight outshine the Amazon Kindle?

Talking Point Fri 28 Sep, AT 16:11

Reviewers are impressed with the Nook Simple Touch, but can it take Amazon's crown?

Downton Abbey creator Julian Fellowes plans a prequel

One-Minute Read Fri 28 Sep, AT 15:58

Writer 'taunts' US audience with plans for spin-off revealing how Lord and Lady Grantham first met

Daily Mail accuses star Leveson witness Rowling of hypocrisy

Media Watch Fri 28 Sep, AT 11:50

JK Rowling accused media of invading her privacy, but Mail says she has done just that to sell her new book

Casual Vacancy

JK Rowling's 'Casual Vacancy': too rude, too political, too dull

First Reaction Thu 27 Sep, AT 11:21

American critics shocked by Harry Potter author's profanity: 'This is definitely not a book for children'


Trainspotting gets American make-over in new stage play

One-Minute Read Thu 20 Sep, AT 09:17

Infamous heroin addicts Renton and Sickboy relocate from Edinburgh to Kansas City, Missouri

The Shining

Stephen King to publish The Shining sequel next year

One-Minute Read Wed 19 Sep, AT 15:29

After 36-year wait, horror writer to release sequel to the book behind famous Jack Nicholson movie

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