Hepburn's diet secrets revealed
Hepburn's diet secrets revealed

Audrey Hepburn's newly revealed dietary habits: a devotion to chocolate, detox once a month and never skipping breakfast…

Books: Recent releases July 5
Books: Recent releases July 5

British author Sarah Winman specialises in strange. Her first novel, When God Was a Rabbit, was a wildly eccentric tragi-comedy…

Irish author's anorexia relapse book leads new wave of young adult fiction
Irish author's anorexia relapse book leads new wave of young adult fiction

With her positive messages and dark themes, Louise O’Neill is leading a new wave of young adult fiction that appeals to…

Stephen King's new moving novel
Stephen King's new moving novel

Almost 30 years later, Morris Bellamy, the pasty-skinned, red-lipped villain of King's new novel, Finders Keepers, takes…

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When two cultures confront or bend
When two cultures confront or bend

What a versatile chap Greg McGee is. Writer of Foreskin's Lament, one of New Zealand's most emblematic…

Engineer's thriller questions real-life

Engineer Paul Hardisty, a veteran of working in developing nations, has set his first thriller in Yemen. It’s a novel which…

Laurence Fishburne to star in Roots miniseries remake

Laurence Fishburne is joining the Roots miniseries remake. A&E Networks said that Fishburne will play writer Alex Haley…

Israeli court rules Kafka works to go to National Library

An Israeli court has stripped an Israeli family of a collection of Franz Kafka manuscripts, ruling that they be transferred…

Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance
Nobel winner Vargas Llosa confirms new romance

Nobel-winning author Mario Vargas Llosa has reportedly confirmed his romantic involvement with Isabel…

US court - Apple violated antitrust law on e-book prices

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010…

What to do when kids bully their parents

There's a difference in parenting between a little backtalk and kids actually bullying their grown-ups. Yes, you heard…

Gravity author drops lawsuit against Warners

Author Tess Gerritsen has dropped her lawsuit against Warner Brothers over similarities between the 2013 film Gravity …

'Ungrateful hua' comments cleared

Sean Plunket's comments describing Eleanor Catton as an "ungrateful hua" and a "traitor" were not in breach of broadcasting…

Fifty Shades Q&A turns dark
Fifty Shades Q&A turns dark

A Twitter Q&A session has gone horribly wrong for Fifty Shades of Grey author EL James, with fans posing…

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