Doctor Who isn’t just about special effects, prosthetics and running down corridors. It’s also about ideas, and there are very few ways to make ideas explode in the mind that can match reading.
Singletons everywhere, and even married ones who are fans of Bridget Jones, can rejoice. Publisher Alfred A.
You can’t judge a book by its cover, goes the old saying, but in a new literary row in the UK, people are judging a cover by its book – and, for many, the cover is coming up short.
Singletons and other Bridget Jones fans can rejoice. Author Helen Fielding has announced that she’s hard at work on a third novel featuring her wildly popular, beguilingly insecure, diary-scribbling British heroine.
When someone mentions Dracula, chances are you picture a dark-haired, black-caped, mysterious gent who hails from Transylvania and sounds like Bela Lugosi. Of course Dracula now belongs to the world, but did you know that he’s really …
“We meet on this day,” Charles Dickens said in a speech marking the tricentennial anniversary of William Shakespeare‘s birth, “to celebrate the birthday of a vast army of living men and women who will live for ever …
Just one month before his brother’s wedding, while Prince Harry was on a trek in one of the world’s most inhospitable climates, the Arctic, he reportedly almost lost an ear to frostbite.
Howard Jacobson says that serious novels should be funny.
“The novel is about making you laugh,” the Man Booker Prize winner told the PBS NewsHour’s Jeffrey Brown on his blog Art Beat. Jacobson is currently promoting the American publication of his 1999 novel, The …
Sure, awards are supposed to honor the best. And then there are the awards that spring up in reaction, the ones that hand out citations to mark the ignominy of the worst.
What's trending on Twitter in the UK today? Soccer star Kolo Touré is under suspension after failing a drug test, and playwright Alan Bennett delivers spirited remarks in support of Britain's libraries.