I’d never have been a success if Mum wasn’t a prude

BESTSELLING author John Grisham credits the universal appeal of his legal thrillers to a formula he created to avoid “embarrassing” his devoutly religious mother. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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By admin On Sunday, August 5th, 2018
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Book review: Laughter and tears as flying ace picks up the post-war pieces

The latest novel from Louis de Bernières, author of Captain Corelli’s Mandolin, is in effect a sequel to 2015’s The Dust That Falls From Dreams, with the same cast of both attractive and maddening characters. Daily More...

By admin On Saturday, August 4th, 2018
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Book review: Are You Smarter Than a Chimpanzee?

A few days ago, I came across an intriguing piece of research on sea lion behaviour. The animal was given the choice between two plates of food, one with five fish, the other only two fish. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Cerys Matthews: My six best books

CERYS MATTHEWS, 49, was lead singer of Welsh indie band Catatonia whose hits include Mulder And Scully and Road Rage. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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Red Chillies For Luck, a short story by Fanny Blake

The view was everything the brochure had suggested it would be – apart from the scaffolding imprisoning the hotel next door. Sarah stepped out on to the balcony and breathed in the sea air. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Friday, July 27th, 2018
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Henry Blofeld: My six best books

HENRY BLOFELD, 78, known as “Blowers”, was a much-loved cricket commentator until his retirement last year from BBC Radio’s Test Match Special. His 78 Retired tour starts on September 1. henryblofeld.co.uk Daily More...

By admin On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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Aggie MacKenzie: My six best books

AGGIE MacKENZIE, 62, is a TV presenter best known for How Clean Is Your House? She appears in ITV reality show Our Shirley Valentine Summer on Thursdays at 9.30pm. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Saturday, July 21st, 2018
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World War II At Sea review

It’s an oft-told tale. It was in all the papers and is still a regular in the cinema. You would, therefore, have thought that there was nothing new to say about the Second World War. You’d be wrong. Daily Express More...

By admin On Friday, July 20th, 2018
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Book reviews: Make the school holidays special with these top reads

Summer is booked up for the kids. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 18th, 2018
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Game of Thrones: George RR Martin teases new book ahead of Season 8 – ‘It’s entertaining’

GEORGE RR MARTIN has teased his upcoming Game of Thrones book Fire & Blood. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...