Hunter Davies: Late-life adventure left me with empty love nest

AFTER losing his beloved wife of 55 years, Hunter Davies was seeking companionship in old age. Instead, he’s found himself living alone on the Isle of Wight and launching a new literary festival. Does he regret it? Not for a single minute. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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By admin On Sunday, September 11th, 2022
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The greatest mystery of all: Who was the real Agatha Christie, according to her biographer

The Miss Marple creator had a reputation for being as tricky as she was successful but, as her biographer Lucy Worsley came to discover, depression, betrayal and crippling nightmares dogged her life and helped More...

By admin On Saturday, September 3rd, 2022
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Life’s no laughing matter: Lenny Henry’s Rising To The Surface book

AT THE end of his first volume of memoirs – Who Am I, Again? – we left Lenny Henry in the late 1970s, having found fame on anarchic children’s TV show Tiswas while still a teenager. Daily Express More...

By admin On Thursday, August 25th, 2022
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House of the Dragon timeline spoilers: Major deaths, marriages and more in Fire and Blood

HOUSE OF THE DRAGON, the Game of Thrones prequel, adapts the Dance of the Dragons chapters of George RR Martin’s Fire & Blood, a three hundred year fictional history of House Targaryen’s rule on More...

By admin On Wednesday, August 17th, 2022
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The Ukrainians who came as refugees but stay as friends

WHEN a Surrey couple opened their home to a family fleeing war, they had no idea how much they, and their whole community, would benefit. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Tuesday, August 9th, 2022
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Samantha Lee Howe: The girl least likely to succeed who rewrote her own future

GROWING up in an abusive household in terror of her violent, drunken father, from the age of 11 Samantha Lee Howe would escape her unhappiness by writing adventure stories. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, July 31st, 2022
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Confidence book review: Funny but not short on thrills

The sequel to the joyously funny Conviction sees the return of Anna and Fin, who were catapulted into an unlikely friendship after their spouses ran off with each other. Together, they collaborate on a podcast More...

By admin On Saturday, July 23rd, 2022
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Author Mick Herron WINS Britain’s most prestigious crime writing award

AUTHOR Mick Herron was last night revealed as the winner of Britain’s most prestigious crime writing award. The Newcastle-born writer won the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Novel of the Year 2022, supported More...

By admin On Friday, July 15th, 2022
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George RR Martin health: Winds of Winter author, 73, confesses personal sickness concerns

THE WINDS OF WINTER author George RR Martin, who still has two books to go in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, has shared his worries about getting sick amid mountains of work. The 73-year-old Game of Thrones More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 6th, 2022
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John Downing book: Roller-coaster career of journalist shot by the Taliban

IT WAS alchemy. Before my very eyes, an image shot days earlier reappeared like magic on a blank sheet of paper. Slowly but surely in the small, stuffy darkroom I’d been invited into as a 13-year-old kid, More...