Kylie Minogue in pictures

Telegraph - 2 hours 3 min ago
Charting the rise and rise of the Princess of Pop






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Quiz: Which Girls character are you?

Telegraph - 2 hours 12 min ago
As Lena Dunham's book is published, which Girls character do you most identify with?






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Following in the footsteps of Skulduggery Pleasant

Guardian Books - 2 hours 52 min ago

To celebrate the last book in the Skulduggery series, Derek Landy held an immersive theatre event, Theatre of Shadows, live on the streets of Dublin site member Abigail E went along to check it out!

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Not That Kind of Girl review Lena Dunham exposes all, again

Guardian Books - 3 hours 1 min ago
Dunham was paid millions to write this memoir, and her writing talent shines clearly through, but there are limitations to 'clit lit' and remorseless self-exposure Continue reading...






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Oscar Wilde photograph from family album to go to auction

Guardian Books - 3 hours 16 min ago

Unpublished photo of a young Wilde is part of Guinness family album expected to fetch up to 8,000 at auction in October

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Dragon Keeper by Carole Wilkinson - review

Guardian Books - 3 hours 58 min ago
'Its vocabulary is very rich and full of descriptive language which helps build an image of the towns and villages of old China' Continue reading...






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This other country

FutureBook - 4 hours 30 min ago

The Bookseller Children's Conference showed what a curate's egg the kids market has become.

Print is growing and sales of physical children's books are on course to record their biggest year ever through bookshop tills - thanks in large part to offshoots of digital phenomena such as Minecraft, and playground crazes such as loom-banding.

Meanwhile, the kids are increasingly active online, both in terms of their use of social media as well as access to tablets and mobile devices.

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Quiz: Can you identify the film adaptation from the book's cover?

Guardian Books - 4 hours 47 min ago
David Fincher's take on Gillian Flynn's Gone Girl is out in UK cinemas this weekend. Can you match these book covers to their film adaptations?

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A brief survey of the short story: Barry Hannah

Guardian Books - 5 hours 59 min ago
A writer who captured the violence, bigotry and wild humour of the American deep south in line after unpredictable line

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The Help by Kathryn Stockett - review

Guardian Books - 6 hours 58 min ago
'9/10 stars. Kathryn Stockett, it was amazing!' Continue reading...






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Why doesn't Clare Balding present everything?

Telegraph - 8 hours 38 min ago
Clare Balding was on top form at the Wigtown Book Festival, says Cláudia Monteiro






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The Alphabet Library: V is for The Vodi by John Braine

Telegraph - 9 hours 57 min ago
In association with AbeBooks.co.uk, Tim Martin begins a new series on the A to Z of forgotten books. This week, he recalls The Vodi, John Braine's story of a young Yorkshireman elbowing his way into the middle classes.






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The School of Good and Evil by Soman Chainani - review

Guardian Books - 9 hours 58 min ago
'I was enthralled at every page by how in-depth the story is' Continue reading...






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Setting the record straight music memoirs

Guardian Books - 10 hours 28 min ago

From Morrissey to Marr, Hook to Sumner, musicians are falling over themselves to give us their side of the story but are any of them worth reading?

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How Mike Tyson was discovered at the age of 12

Telegraph - 10 hours 45 min ago
Jonathan Rendall reconstructs the day when a group of boxing trainers earmarked a pre-teenage Mike Tyson as the future heavyweight champion of the world






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Knickers? Snogging? Can we really transport humour across the pond?

Guardian Books - 10 hours 54 min ago

Louise Rennisons teen novel Angus, Thongs and Full Frontal Snogging was turned into a smash hit film that made everyone in the whole world cry with laughter. Apart from Americans. But why? Louise probes the problems here

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Witches: James I and the English Witch Hunts review

Guardian Books - 11 hours 28 min ago
Tracy Borman's study of the mysterious deaths at Belvoir Castle in 1613 casts light on the exploitation of credulity for political purposes Continue reading...






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Mexican smashes Harry Potter collection world record

Guardian Books - 13 hours 55 min ago

Menahem Asher Silva Vargass 3,097-piece haul of Rowling-themed goods wins him place in Guinness book

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