The brilliance of Richard Brautigan

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 15:24

Fairytale meets beat meets counterculture: bursting with colour, humour and imagery, Brautigans virtuoso prose is rooted in his rural past and thats what draws me in

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Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank - review

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 15:00
'This book was interesting because it is a real diary' Continue reading...






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Andrew Marr: 'Yes campaigners feel like the Russian peasants in War and Peace'

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 14:38
The BBC presenter analyses the Scottish referendum






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Top 10 science and tech books for September: photography, meteorology and Aristotle

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 13:59
From breath-taking wildlife pictures to what makes homo sapiens tick and the secrets of Colin the Cloud Continue reading...






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Beige Ed Miliband can only dream of Hilary Mantel writing about him

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 13:21
There's a sort of beigeness to Westminster politics at the moment which won't inspire either artists or voters, writes Cathy Newman






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Beige Ed Miliband can only dream of Hilary Mantel writing about him

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 13:21
There's a sort of beigeness to Westminster politics at the moment which won't inspire either artists or voters, writes Cathy Newman






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September 2014 by Carol Ann Duffy

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 13:13

Britains poet laureate wrote this poem for the Guardian on the morning after the Scottish independence referendum

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Iain Bankss The Bridge: the link between his mainstream and SF work

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 12:13

The Bridge has been described as a secret Culture novel, a mystical key to Bankss literary universe. It blurred the boundaries between genres and revealed his sense of fun and games

Reading group: The debt The Bridge owes to Alasdair Grays Lanark

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Harry Potter stars Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Watson and Rupert Grint over the years

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 12:12
How Emma Watson, Rupert Grint and Daniel Radcliffe have changed over the past 14 years






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Will Grayson, Will Grayson by John Green and David Levithan - review

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 12:00
'It kept me occupied for a few hours and changed my perspective on life as a whole' Continue reading...






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Comic David Mitchell rails at Amazons cynical life-crushing business style

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 11:57

Online giant operates a rapacious near monopoly, the Observer columnist and Peep Show star tells Booksellers conference

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The Victoria's Secret Angels bare all for Russell James

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 11:48
304 pages of the most beautiful women in the world, nude - that's what you'll get from Victoria's Secret photographer Russell James' new book, 'Angels'






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Lynne Truss: I'd sell the car to land Dame Eileen

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 11:30
Casting directors? I think they have a ball






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Korma and kismet: how street curry ended a writer's block

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 11:00
A culinary awakening in Old Delhi led Pamela Timms to write - first a blog, and now a book






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My inspiration: Michelle Paver on Odin and Odysseus

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 10:47

The author of Wolf Brother and the Gods and Warriors series tells us how the Greek and Viking myths she read as a child lodged deep in her brain and have been creeping out into her writing ever since

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Banned Books week celebrates Kurt Vonnegut

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 10:09
Events across US in protest about book banning






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Kurt Vonnegut: Best quotes

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 09:41
The best sayings of Kurt Vonnegut, the author of Slaughterhouse-Five, who is being celebrated in Banned Books Week






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Top 20 books they tried to ban

Telegraph - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 09:33
As Banned Books Week starts in America, we look at 20 books that were famously banned






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What book makes you the happiest?

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 09:03
Newsflash: The Reading Agency has started a poll to find out what book makes the most people the happiest. Help them find out! Continue reading...






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Only Ever Yours by Louise O'Neill - review

Guardian Books - Tue, 23/09/2014 - 09:00
'You don't get very many books quite as unique as this' Continue reading...






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