A sequel to success for Kazuo Ishiguro? Author may win his second Booker Prize 32 years after first

A sequel to success for Kazuo Ishiguro? Author could win his second Booker Prize… 32 years after his first Sir Kazuo Ishiguro is in the running to win the Booker Prize as his latest novel, Klara And The Sun, has been longlisted for this year’s prizeThis is the fifth time the British writer has been … Read more

WHAT BOOK would author Santa Montefiore take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would author Santa Montefiore take to a desert island? By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:45 BST, 15 July 2021 | Updated: 22:45 BST, 15 July 2021 Author Santa Montefiore (pictured) would take Eckhart Tolle’s A New Earth to a desert island …are you reading now? Sue Monk Kidd’s The Book Of Longings. This … Read more

Author reveals common questions asked in job interviews

HOW DO YOU FIGHT A HORSE-SIZED DUCK?    by William Poundstone (Oneworld £16.99, 320pp) Jack is looking at Ann. Ann is looking at George. Jack is married, but George is not. Is a married person looking at an unmarried person? If, like me and virtually everyone else who hears this question, you replied ‘It depends on … Read more

Remembering the wood old days! Author says we need ‘small-scale circular economies’

NATURE  THE WOOD AGE  by Roland Ennos (William Collins £20, 336 pp) If your surname is Cooper, Carpenter, Wheelwright, Wainwright, Shipwright, Bowyer, Fletcher, Turner, Bowler, Sawyer or Forester, then one of your ancestors worked with hand tools and wood. One thing this wonderful book reminds you of is the resourcefulness of our forebears, who grew … Read more

Fifty Shades author E. L. James says she originally aimed to sell 5,000 copies the erotic novel

Fifty Shades author E. L. James says she originally aimed to sell 5,000 books when she wrote the erotic novel that sold more than 125 million copies – and doesn’t rule out revisiting the series E. L. James, 58, recently released latest in the latest in the Fifty Shades franchiseOriginal erotic trilogy sold 150 million copies … Read more