Busy book release season features new titles from Selznick, Danticat and Wouk
Busy book release season features new titles from Selznick, Danticat and Wouk

Brian Selznick and Edwidge Danticat, authors of two of fall's most anticipated works for young people, both know something…

Trailer: The Shannara Chronicles
video Trailer: The Shannara Chronicles

Coming to MTV in January 2016, ‘The Shannara Chronicles’ is a new TV series based on the best-selling fantasy novels by…

The night Jack Nicholson 'offered Princess Margaret cocaine'
The night Jack Nicholson 'offered Princess Margaret cocaine'

Jack Nicholson once offered Princess Margaret cocaine at a dinner party held in her honour - but she spent the night dancing…

Awakenings author Oliver Sacks dies
Awakenings author Oliver Sacks dies

Dr Sacks died at his home in New York after announcing in February that he was terminally ill with a rare eye cancer that…

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Rolleston, Curry star in Eleanor Catton movie
Rolleston, Curry star in Eleanor Catton movie

Boy Star James Rolleston and Youtube sensation Jamie Curry among a star-studded cast for movie of the…

Books: Recent releases August 29

As adulthood gels carefree youth drains away.

Novel that Scarlett Johansson tried to ban set for release in UK

A French novel actress Scarlett Johansson tried to ban from translation is set for release in the UK next month. The Avengers…

Lisbeth Salander lives again - post Larsson

Eva Gabrielsson, the partner of the late Stieg Larsson, has described David Lagercrantz as an "idiotic choice" for the job…

Book review: Purity, Jonathan Franzen
Book review: Purity, Jonathan Franzen

This novel contains multitudes: love, murder, marital terrorism, embarrassing sex, nasty sex, solo sex…

Book review: Fracture, Philipp Blom

This time, it seemed as though the preachers who were prophesying the end of the world might just be right. In a drought…

Judge wants $US10m set aside in Fifty Shades case

A Texas judge has told lawyers for an Australian woman and her publishing company to set aside $US10 million for a former…

Dutch rabbit Miffy and Matisse side-by-side at Rijksmuseum

Miffy is hanging with Matisse at the Rijksmuseum. A new exhibition highlighting the significance of Dick Bruna, the Dutch…

Colombian garbage collector rescues books for children

A second-grade education has not stopped garbage collector Jose Gutierrez from bringing the gift of reading to thousands…

New book on dating blames statistics - not women
New book on dating blames statistics - not women

Think Freakonomics and Moneyball if you run across Date-Onomics , a by-the-numbers book on dating…

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