Contemporary novelists might be letting us down - but who wants to read about people just like us?
The creator of St Trinian's who survived Changi prison and the Burma railway has died in France
Theoretically, it's a book about how to give a party. But we all know how to give a party
Seattle student takes on Washington lawyer Robert Barnett to get her a book deal
Sarah Lund in The Killing is a very special detective. But the bar has been set high by Sherlock Holmes
'Understanding rhetoric is probably the most vital tool any of us can possess'
James told MPs he's ignorant about the Mafia and their notorious code of silence, 'omerta'. Here's a starter kit...
'I used to dismiss Pratchett as suitable only for geeks and spods. Now I see he's a serious man'
Jobs obsessively loved the product. Bezos loves the market. So why isn't he doing better?
Michael Bywater: Look at the money - as a culture, it’s fair to say we wouldn’t piss on an author if he were on fire
Barnes the favourite as literature judging panel accused of 'dumbing down'
The short-list for this year’s Booker Prize is popular with readers but the critics aren’t convinced
him a copy of ‘Memorial’. He’ll
be a better man for reading it
and he may soon have time
The attraction of new vampire TV series True Blood
The speech given by his partner Eva Gabrielsson to the Observatorio contra la Violencia Domestica y de Genero
A terrible injustice hangs over the publication of Stieg Larsson's final book
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