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'The Circle' Is A Messy Adaptation And A Feeble Addition To The Cyber-Panic Genre
28 April 2017 | 5:20 pm Books - The Huffington Post

“The Circle” commits a terrible movie crime: It botches its own premise, coming up hollow and spineless.


Ayrton Senna, The Last Night: Book review
28 April 2017 | 9:38 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

AYRTON SENNA is arguably the most iconic racing driver in the history of Formula One, and it takes more than just photographs to do the Brazilian’s tragic career justice....


Author Robert Newman: My six best books
27 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

ROBERT NEWMAN, 52, is best known for The Mary Whitehouse Experience show and partnership with David Baddiel. His latest book Neuropolis: A Brain Science Survival Guide is out now. The accompanying series is on Radio 4 on Tuesdays....


Game of Thrones book 6: When is The Winds of Winter out? Release date, rumours and news
25 April 2017 | 2:48 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

GAME of Thrones fans are impatiently waiting for news of the sixth instalment in George R R Martin’s Song of Fire and Ice series. Here is the latest news and rumours on the release of The Winds of Winter....


Famous novelist turned down by over 100 publishers dies
25 April 2017 | 8:22 am GANNETT Syndication Service

It was a novel that made history after it was turned down by more than 100 publishers. Robert Pirsig, author of “Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance” has died. He was 88-years-old. Aaron Dickens reports.


'Sex and violence' version of Dracula TOO shocking for Victorian Britain
22 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

A “SEX and violence” version of Dracula deemed too shocking for Victorian Britain has been found serialised in Swedish newspapers from the 19th century....


Fiction: Limassol, Cyprus by Balli Kaur Jaswal
22 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

INTERNET dating had left our heroine dreaming of escape to sunnier climes – but would she take the plunge?...


Book reviews: Keep Me Safe, Stiff Upper Lip and more
20 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

PART romance and part ghost story, Daniela Sacerdoti’s page-turning mystery will keep you guessing until the very last chapters....


Return Of The Saint star Ian Ogilvy: My six best books
20 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

IAN OGILVY, 73, played Simon Templar in the 1970s TV series Return Of The Saint and has appeared in Upstairs, Downstairs and Murder, She Wrote. He is also the author of the Measle children’s books. He stars in the film We Still Steal The Old Way, out now on DVD and Blu-ray....


#BookmarkThis: Eric Jerome Dickey on writing sexy scenes
19 April 2017 | 12:14 pm GANNETT Syndication Service

Author Eric Jerome Dickey talks to USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum about what works, and what doesn't, when writing erotic scenes during a #BookmarkThis Facebook Live chat.


This New Graphic Novel Is A Stunning, Honest Meditation On Loss
19 April 2017 | 8:51 am Books - The Huffington Post

When she was in college, Kristen Radtke’s uncle died suddenly, from what she describes as an “inscrutable heart defect that threaded though [her] family.”Her relatives moved on, reminiscing about her Uncle Dan at holidays. But Radtke found herself fixating on her own health, on the particularities of the gene mutation that ran in her family, on the heart palpitations she sometimes got, and on death more generally ― the way it’s acknowledged, celebrated or ignored...


#BookmarkThis: Eric Jerome Dickey on his silent character, Sierra
18 April 2017 | 7:26 pm GANNETT Syndication Service

Author Eric Jerome Dickey talks to USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum during a #BookmarkThis chat about one of his characters, Sierra, who never speaks.


#BookmarkThis: Eric Jerome Dickey on mysterious Gideon
18 April 2017 | 7:52 pm GANNETT Syndication Service

Eric Jerome Dickey tells USA TODAY's Carly Mallenbaum that he has no idea what his famous character "Gideon" looks like during a Facebook Live #BookmarkThis chat.


DJ who partied with Elvis, Paul McCartney, and Cliff Richard
17 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

IF YOU were a young pop fan in the late 1960s to 1970s, chances are you grew up listening to DJ Tony Prince on Radio Luxembourg on a crackling transistor radio nestled under your bedcovers....


Star Wars news: Captain Phasma spin-off! Character gets her own Marvel adventure
17 April 2017 | 12:29 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

MARVEL are giving Star Wars newcomer Captain Phasma her own adventure in a new comic, it has been confirmed....


Sam & Chester: How a micro pig changed the life of an autistic boy
14 April 2017 | 4:53 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

THE DAY Jo Bailey realised her son Sam’s micro-pig might not be destined to be so small was when she realised he was taking up more room on the sofa than she was....


Book reviews: The Cows, The Durrells Of Corfu and Death Of A She Devil
13 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

DAWN O’Porter’s new novel opens with Tara, a documentary maker and single mother who lurches from one disaster to the next, battling the judgment of her colleagues and the other mums at the school gate....


The Kinks' guitarist Dave Davies: My six best books
13 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

DAVE DAVIES, 70, was a founder member and lead guitarist of The Kinks whose hits included You Really Got Me and Waterloo Sunset. He also had a 1960s solo hit with Death Of A Clown. His latest album Open Road, recorded with son Russ, is out now....


Short story: The Perfect Date by Cathy Hopkins
8 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

INTERNET dating was proving tricky, so would our heroine find the love of her life?...


Star Wars reveals FORTY new stories will be set during A New Hope: First two leaked here
7 April 2017 | 3:31 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

STAR WARS will release forty new stories set during Episode IV: A New Hope in a brand new book later this year that was codenamed Operation Blue Milk....


Star Wars Operation Blue Milk REVEALED: New book with FORTY stories set during A New Hope
7 April 2017 | 12:26 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

STAR WARS will release forty new stories set during Episode IV: A New Hope in a brand new book later this year....


Apple Tree Yard author Louise Doughty: My six best books
6 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

LOUISE DOUGHTY, 53, is the author of Apple Tree Yard, which was adapted for a TV series starring Emily Watson....


Margaret Atwood Offers New Insights On Tyranny In Updated 'Handmaid’s Tale' Audiobook
6 April 2017 | 12:25 pm Books - The Huffington Post

Later this month, Margaret Atwood’s classic novel The Handmaid’s Tale


Alec Baldwin SLAMS Harrison Ford as ‘scrawny little soft-voiced man’ in new memoir
6 April 2017 | 8:43 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

ALEC BALDWIN has lashed out at Harrison Ford in his new memoir Nevertheless, after the Star Wars and Indiana Jones star ‘took his Jack Ryan film role behind his back’....


Stephen King: 'President Donald Trump is just like THESE two characters from my books'
5 April 2017 | 9:44 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

STEPHEN KING, whose horror novel IT is being made into a movie, has compared President Donald Trump to characters from The Dead Zone and Under The Dome....


How middle-aged generals staged a daring escape from Mussolini's colditz
2 April 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

THE 13 middle-aged generals had gammy hips and dodgy knees but together staged one of war’s most remarkable freedom bids....


Hollywood's Last Icon: The inner demons of Ben Hur star Charlton Heston
2 April 2017 | 7:11 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

ON A warm autumn morning in 2003 Charlton Heston slid behind the wheel of his vintage Corvette, gunned the engine, and sped from his mansion high in the Hollywood Hills down Coldwater Canyon toward Paramount Studios just 20 minutes away....


Spot the awkward SPELLING MISTAKE on reality star Charlotte Crosby’s new book cover
31 March 2017 | 5:03 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

CHARLOTTE CROSBY has released a sneak peak at her new book - but there’s a big typo on the front cover....


Spot the awkward TYPO on reality star Charlotte Crosby’s new book cover
31 March 2017 | 5:03 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

CHARLOTTE CROSBY has released a sneak peak at her new book - but there’s a big spelling mistake on the front cover....


Comic actor Jeffrey Holland: My six books
30 March 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

JEFFREY HOLLAND, 70, is the comic actor who starred in Hi-de-Hi! He is appearing in Dog Ends at the Tabard Theatre, London, until April 15....


David Storey dead: This Sporting Life author dies aged 83
27 March 2017 | 12:05 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

THE author of the classic 60s novel This Sporting Life, David Storey, has died at the age of 83....


Brought to book: Top tips to get yourself to read more
25 March 2017 | 8:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

WANT to get your child to read more? Our writer shows how to turn them into bookworms....


Sharpe novels author Bernard Cornwell: My six best books
23 March 2017 | 8:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

BERNARD CORNWELL, 73, is the author of the Sharpe novels which were made into a TV series starring Sean Bean. His books about Saxon England, The Last Kingdom, have also been adapted for television. The second series is being shown on BBC Two on Thursdays at 9pm....


James Bond news: How new story links to BREXIT - ‘It’s about a fading Empire’
22 March 2017 | 6:07 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

JAMES BOND’S latest caper has a lot to do with nationalism and - according to the writer - Brexit....


Jane Austen Apparently Made Up Two Fake Marriages, For The Lulz
22 March 2017 | 1:40 pm Books - The Huffington Post

Jane Austen, for many today, is practically synonymous with demure romance and traditional marriage. Documents turned up by the Hampshire County Council, however, suggest she held a more irreverent attitude toward the marital institution.Austen, who never married and died at 41 in 1817, apparently created not one, but two fake marriage announcements for herself, filling out forms meant to document the publication of banns (a public proclamation of an intended marriage, read out on three...


Signed first edition of Wind In The Willows to fetch £9,500 at auction
21 March 2017 | 8:00 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

A SIGNED limited edition copy of the classic children's novel The Wind in the Willows is set to fetch up to


Rachel Abbott reveals how she wrote a best-selling novel while trapped in a SNOW STORM
20 March 2017 | 8:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

RACHEL ABBOTT has climbed mountains to become Queen of the twisted suspense novel.


Equal writes and the best new women fiction: Book reviews
18 March 2017 | 8:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

IN March 2015, journalist Catherine Mayer attended an event at the Women of the World festival where the panellists were politicians Stella Creasy, Jo Swinson and Margot James....


Book reviews: A Dangerous Crossing, About Last Night and more
16 March 2017 | 8:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

AT TILBURY Docks in England, Lily Shepherd boards an ocean liner bound for Australia and sets out on a voyage of discovery that will change her life for ever....


Actress Amanda Redman: My six best books
16 March 2017 | 8:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

AMANDA REDMAN, 59, has appeared in many TV series including New Tricks and Dangerfield. The DVD of her latest, The Good Karma Hospital, is out now on the Acorn label....


Man Booker International Prize 2017: Longlist announced for annual award
15 March 2017 | 7:32 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE has revealed the longlist for its specific International award for 2017....


British Book Awards: JK Rowling up against Nadiya Hussain for best children's book
14 March 2017 | 8:00 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

JK ROWLING will go head-to-head with celebrity writers Tom Fletcher, David Walliams and Nadiya Hussain to win the children's book of the year prize at the British Book Awards....


F. Scott Fitzgerald's Long-Lost Short Story Savages The Publishing Industry
13 March 2017 | 10:50 am Books - The Huffington Post

The publishing industry may currently seem awash in celebrity-penned fantasy novels, short fiction by movie stars and problematic screeds by problematic provocateurs with hefty social media followings ― but a newly published short story by F. Scott Fitzgerald suggests that viewing publishers as greedy and exploitative is nothing new.In “The I.O.U.,” a man relates the saga of a nonfiction work he published. Written by one of his previously successful authors, Dr. Harden, a...


Racy novelist Jilly Cooper goes on Tinder – but only for research
13 March 2017 | 10:10 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

NOVELIST Jilly Cooper has said that she is on dating app Tinder - but only for research purposes....


Doubling Down On Dystopia
13 March 2017 | 9:26 am Books - The Huffington Post

Preventing The Triumph Of Trump’s WillCross-posted with TomDispatch.comDystopias have recently achieved full-spectrum dominance. Kids are drawn to such stories ― The Giver, Hunger Games ― like Goths to piercings. TV shows about zombie apocalypses, pandemics, and technology run amok inspire binge watching. We’ve seen the world-gone-truly-bad a thousand times over on the big screen.This apocalyptic outpouring has been so intense that talk of “peak dystopia”...


Bill Gates: The world’s richest man says THIS book is 'best non-fiction' he's read in ages
12 March 2017 | 3:49 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

BILL GATES, the world’s richest person, has revealed which non-fiction book is the best he has read in a long time....


Emergency Admissions: Inside the world of an ambulance driver
11 March 2017 | 5:45 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

WHEN we have a bad day at work the majority of us can brush it off, safe in the knowledge that no matter how many mistakes we made, no one died....


My six best books: Masterchef winner and entrepeneur Thomasina Miers
10 March 2017 | 4:29 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

THOMASINA MIERS, 41, was the first MasterChef winner and is co-founder of the Wahaca Mexican restaurant chain. Her book Home Cook is out now....


Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy spook George Smiley set for literary comeback
9 March 2017 | 3:18 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

THEY say an old spy never retires – he just loses his intelligence. But it seems that for one of the most iconic secret agents ever created that statement may not be true....


Book reviews: A Gentleman In Moscow, Enigmatic Prime Minister and more
2 March 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

THE plight of the aristocracy in Soviet Russia does not sound like a promising subject for a humorous novel but Amor Towles has turned it into a comic masterpiece....


Actress Caroline Quentin: My favourite books
2 March 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

CAROLINE QUENTIN, 56, is the actress known for the TV series Men Behaving Badly, Jonathan Creek and Life Begins. She has also presented Restoration Home and Cornwall With Caroline Quentin. She is appearing in The Hypocrite at the Hull Truck Theatre which transfers to The Swan at Stratford on March 31....


World Book Day: Harry Potter tops poll as favourite character to dress up as
1 March 2017 | 5:45 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

A POLL of 2,000 children has found that the top character to dress up as for World Book Day is wizard Harry Potter....


Game Of Thrones news: George RR Martin responds to speculation book series could be LONGER
1 March 2017 | 2:37 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

GEORGE R R MARTIN has clarified speculation that the Game of Thrones book series could go on for longer than its planned seven novels, albeit indirectly....


Elon Musk made his BILLIONS thanks to reading these 8 books including Lord of the Rings
25 February 2017 | 2:49 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

Elon Musk believes reading certain books made him successful. From novels like The Lord of the Rings to biographies and non-fiction, here are eight of the billionaire’s favourites....


7 Books That Will Inspire Your Wanderlust
24 February 2017 | 12:13 pm Books - The Huffington Post

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Book reviews: Spook Street, Blue Light Yokohama and The Chalk Pit
23 February 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

TWO days after a bomb blast kills more than 40 people in a shopping centre in London, a panic button is activated at the home of former spymaster David Cartwright....


Author Jenny Colgan: My six best books
23 February 2017 | 7:01 pm Daily Express :: Books Feed

JENNY COLGAN, 44, is the author of Welcome To Rosie Hopkins’ Sweetshop Of Dreams, a Romantic Novel of the Year winner. Other books include Meet Me At The Cupcake Caf


How The 'Guerrilla Archivists' Saved History – And Are Doing It Again Under Trump
22 February 2017 | 8:38 am Books - The Huffington Post

By Morgan Currie, University of California, Los Angeles and Britt S. Paris, University of California, Los AngelesOn Inauguration Day, a group of students, researchers and librarians gathered in a nondescript building on the north side of the University of California, Los Angeles campus, against a backdrop of pelting rain.The group had organized in protest against the new U.S. administration. But, instead of marching and chanting, participants were there to learn how to “harvest,”...


Tom Hanks has written his first book using this BIZARRE system
22 February 2017 | 9:33 am Daily Express :: Books Feed

TOM HANKS is publishing his first book called Uncommon Type: Some Stories later this year, using a rather eccentric method....


Tom Hanks' debut book will hit stores in October
21 February 2017 | 5:44 pm GANNETT Syndication Service

Actor Tom Hanks has written a collection of short stories, and they will be published in October.




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