Friday 31st July
Books in the Media
Why do people assume that all romance novels are about airheads, shopping and sex?
Paul Carter fled the shadow of his military father for life on oil rigs. Now a parent himself, his greatest fear is becoming like his dad – so why does he want to play him in the film of his memoirs?
Why our brightest minds make the most dangerous bankers
A childhood brush with epilepsy inspired a character in Andrew Gretes' debut novel. It is a condition rarely explored in literature, though several celebrated novelists were sufferers.
New book celebrates the most innovative library buildings
Thriller writer and security expert Anders de la Motte says by sharing so much online we are giving away what the Stasi would have killed for
Behind the sweetness of works such as The Tiger Who Came To Tea lies a past set against the horror of Nazi Germany
Mike Tyson was undisputed world heavyweight champion at 20 and in jail for rape six years later. Now he is trying to make a comeback, but not in the ring. Interview by Ian Gittins
How the relationship between Amazon and publishers evolved
As one of his fiction bestsellers makes UK debut, Mishka Ben-David reveals how a secret operation can go badly wrong
I was reading Harry Potter and smoking marijuana on night Meredith Kercher was murdered
'Christian talk has let itself get sequestered on a kind of genteel reservation'
'You only need to look at Fifty Shades of Grey to see I'm not the only person who likes raunch'
Outtakes from the recording of The Woman Who Went to Bed for a Year, narrated by Caroline Quentin have been released by W.F.Howes.
and recovers the sheer joy of texts
How do we have insights, and where does inspiration come from?
If there is a guru of networking, it is Reid Hoffman
Jobs deeply regretted putting off a decision that might have saved his life, according to his biographer Walter Isaacson
What's it like to appear in someone's memoirs without your knowledge or approval?
but husband Todd slams 'disgusting' Joe McGinniss book
Former chancellor faced interference from the then PM, who wished to play down the economic risk from the banking crisis
A redband restricted movie trailer for Drive has been released
The phone hacking scandal isn't the unfortunate byproduct of a few naughty freelancers
IT is affecting the way people think and feel and even the physical make-up of their brains
Economist Bryan Caplan argues that nurture counts for so little that parents can 'cut themselves a lot of slack'