'Wild Oats' hubby speaks out
'Wild Oats' hubby speaks out

At the time, the dramatic move was a bid to save their relationship after Scott had a vasectomy, but now he's spoken out…

X-Files: Search for harsher truths
X-Files: Search for harsher truths

In the Nineties, when The X-Files was still good, 9/11, broadband and WikiLeaks had not happened.

The story that changed how we see children's books forever
The story that changed how we see children's books forever

Author Amanda Craig explores how Alice's Adventures in Wonderland changed the way we see children's books forever.

Books: Mildly amusing nonsense
Books: Mildly amusing nonsense

I really like the actress Celia Imrie, one of the stars of the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movies. So I wanted to like her…

Books

Around the world in 196 books
Around the world in 196 books

Realising her bookshelves were a bit on the parochial side, Ann Morgan embarked on a quest to read a…

Books: On board for hilarious ride

In 2010 David Shields published his explosive literary manifesto, Reality Hunger . For all the controversy it kicked up…

Books: Down in the basement

Shortly after meeting Haruki Murakami in London, I wandered down Piccadilly to Waterstone's, the bookshop through which…

Travel book review: Thailand's Best Street Food

There's nothing like a little local knowledge - someone who can point a visitor in the direction of the best pub or offer…

How did this 'open marriage' end?
How did this 'open marriage' end?

Reliving the fraught decision, Robin Rinaldi wrote: "I refuse to go to my grave with no children and…

'Deadly' paleo book pulled

Celebrity chef and paleo enthusiast Pete Evans has announced his controversial diet book for babies will be published independently…

Pete Evans remains positive about 'deadly' Paleo book

'We are part of something very special': Pete Evans insists new Paleo book will be in stores within two weeks after being…

Books: Mother's sad, mad decline

Indian novels tend to be sprawling, colourful and chaotic affairs. Em and the Big Hoom is some of those things but not all…

Books: Crime is at the centre of all lives

I first met Ian Rankin in 1983 when I held a fellowship in creative writing at Edinburgh University. He was working on a…

Leaving early to avoid the rush
Leaving early to avoid the rush

Sir Terry Pratchett was one of the most successful authors of his generation.

Books Archives

Fiction Addiction

Fiction Addiction: What book would you most like your kids to read?
Fiction Addiction: What book would you most like your kids to read?

Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol is the book that most people want to pass on to their children, according to a survey…

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Arts

T.J. McNamara: Bold invention knows no bounds
T.J. McNamara: Bold invention knows no bounds

There seems no end to the ways of making art and festival exhibitions continue to show a lively variety of artistic expression. Scottish…

Patricia Greig: Helping kauri thrive requires delicate balance
Nordic design: Birth of the cool
Classic CD: Mozart, Carolyn Sampson
Freedom and a certain cheekiness
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