Fifty years after TS Eliot’s death, the beauty of his verse shows how poetry can be appreciated before it is understood, writes Allan Massie The record-breaking musical Cats is singing and dancing again.
There's a renegade thrill to Vonnegut's wisdom. Going into the arts as a career can render you into fiscal dreck, but the act of producing art, particularly writing, will endow your interiority with a
How Emily Brontë met Mickey Spillane. Back when people had to leave the house if they wanted to buy something, the biggest problem in the book business was bookstores. There were not enough of them. Bookstores
Sometimes it's the little lies that turn out to be the most lethal. A murder, a tragic accident, or just parents behaving badly? What's indisputable is that someone is dead. 1. US by David Nicholls "Funny,
1. "The Interview" has become the biggest online movie ever released by Sony, pulling in more than $15 million from over 2 million downloads. Sony Pictures Entertainment originally said it would not release
Dripping with bon mots and elegant malice, EF Benson's classic tale of the idle rich has some of the finest verbal warfare in literature It's one hell of a run-up: EF Benson wrote four books about the
Here’s to a hopefully better 2015. Ready to feel old? 2014 is basically over. Every year Google rounds up all the stuff you searched for over the past 12 months and packages it into something called the