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A Greek tragedy... with a happy ending
It’s been said that Victoria Hislop is the best thing to have happened to Greece in quite a while. The million-selling author of The Island certainly hasn’t done its tourist industry any harm, while a 26-part adaptation of her beach-buster debut,...
Dancing On The Edge
There are some weeks when, frankly, it’s a bit of a struggle to find something new in the television schedule that I can recommend to your attention. And then there’s this week. Dancing On The Edge (scheduled for 4 February on BBC Two) is a big, shiny,...
The Daily: October 22
Land Girls' Work Celebrated In 2007 20,000 surviving land girls were honoured when the government announced that their efforts would be recognised with a commemorative badge. Yesterday the statue at the National Memorial Arboretum in Staffordshire...
The Daily: July 29
Number of books bought for gifts falls This year, the number of books bought for gifts in the UK has fallen, contributing to a 4% drop in total UK book sales over the past year. The percentage of books which were bought for gifts fell from 24% to 22%,...
Book Reviews: 14 November
OUT NOW ALL THE DAYS AND NIGHTS by Niven Govinden (The Friday Project, £12.99; offer price, £11.69) Anna Brown, obsessive and successful artist, absorbs herself in her final portrait, while John, her husband and muse, is away on a quest to find Anna’s...
Rebel with a cause
Reginald Farrer, gardener, garden writer and plant collector, ‘a strange and fragmented character’ who had a natural tendency to revolt against the received ideas of his time, is the subject of one of the best biographies I know, A Rage For Rock...
The world’s greatest gardening guide
The RHS is the world’s largest horticultural society, founded in 1804, and operating since 1904, its centenary year, from handsome Edwardian offices overlooking the playing fields of Westminster School in Vincent Square. Gardeners flock to the...
The Hairy Bikers
Why did you choose to support Comic Relief this year? It's a real honour to be involved in such a tremendous cause and be a part of Red Nose Day. We hope the aprons will carry the Comic Relief message into tens of thousands of kitchens and help...
Literary Snobs
I did a book festival recently with a couple of other authors, one of whom is well known for a series that was a huge book club hit, the other of whom is one of my closest author friends. I don’t see her often, and when we get together she makes me...
Second-hand Dreams
In the 1980s, there was a very famous television advert featuring a rather sad gent working his way through the telephone directory and calling booksellers in search of an out-of-print title: Fly Fishing, by JR Hartley. It still ranks as one of the...
Book Reviews: 9 January
OUT NOW A LONG HOT UNHOLY SUMMER by Teresa Waugh (Quartet Books, £15; offer price, £13.50) During a family holiday in France, the teenage Isabelle is reported missing. The situation rapidly reveals itself in its full terrifying light as a search gets...
Five signed copies of Children’s Classic The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson to give away
Five signed copies of Children’s Classic The Giant Jumperee by Julia Donaldson to give away
Book Reviews: 19 May
OUT NOW GAVIN MAXWELL: A Life by Douglas Botting (Eland Books, £18.99) Best remembered for Ring of Bright Water, his enchanting story of the otters he lived with in a remote cottage in Scotland, aristocratic travel writer Gavin Maxwell (1914-69) was...
Book Reviews: 21 April
OUT NOW PUSSY by Howard Jacobson (Jonathan Cape, £12.99) Written in the weeks after the US election, this is an entertaining send-up of President Trump. A satirical fairytale for grown-ups, it tells the story of Prince Fracassus, spoilt heir to the...
Book Reviews: 24 February
OUT NOW IN THE GREAT GREEN ROOM by Amy Gary (Flatiron Books, £21.97) This is the first biography of Margaret Wise Brown, whose children’s book Goodnight Moon has captivated readers for years. Amy Gary is a Brown enthusiast and had access to her...
Book Reviews: 25 November
OUT NOW GOTHAM Rising: New York in The 1930s by Jules Stewart (IB Tauris, £20) The default narrative of interwar New York City tells of two starkly contrasting decades riven by the catastrophic Wall Street Crash of October 1929. Before it, the roaring...
The Christmas Book Guide 2016
FICTION NUTSHELL by Ian McEwan (Jonathan Cape, £16.99) McEwan is on top form in this tale of adultery, greed and murder with references to Hamlet, narrated by a baby boy in utero. While his mother and paternal uncle hatch their evil plans, said foetus...
Book Reviews: 4 November
OUT NOW ELIZABETH JANE HOWARD: A Dangerous Innocence by Artemis Cooper (John Murray, £25) As novelist Elizabeth Jane Howard wrote a frank memoir, Slipstream, before her death in 2014, one can be forgiven for asking what else could be added to a factual...
Book Review: 8 January
OUT NOW Gothic Tourism by Emma McEvoy (Palgrave Macmillan, £60; offer price, £55) From the London Dungeon and Madame Tussauds to Alton Towers and Alnwick Castle, this is a darkly fascinating spin round the strange appeal of gothic tourism – visiting...
Book Reviews: 16 October
OUT NOW SO YOU DON’T GET LOST IN THE NEIGHBOURHOOD by Patrick Modiano (MacLehose Press, £14.99; offer price, £13.49) A call from a stranger who has found his address book. This sinister figure demands information about one of the people in the book:...

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