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

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