Actor's response to Bond criticism is perfect
Actor's response to Bond criticism is perfect

Idris Elba has responded in the best possible way to claims he is "too street" to play super spy James Bond.

Don DeLillo to receive honorary National Book Award
Don DeLillo to receive honorary National Book Award

Don DeLillo is pleased to receive an honorary National Book Award medal for lifetime achievement, but a "little intimidated"…

Bedtime book a self-published sensation
Bedtime book a self-published sensation

A Swedish psychologist's self-published picture book about a sleep-deprived rabbit has been acquired by Penguin Random House…

How JK Rowling freaked Potter fans out with a single tweet
How JK Rowling freaked Potter fans out with a single tweet

JK Rowling has created a Twitter storm by revealing today is the first day of Hogwarts for Harry Potter's son.

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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…

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'

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

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

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

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

Book review: Fracture, Philipp Blom
Book review: Fracture, Philipp Blom

This time, it seemed as though the preachers who were prophesying the end of the world might just be…

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