At some point during his busy political schedule, Jacob Rees-Mogg managed to convince an editor that what the world really needs in 2019 is an updated version of Mrs Ernest Ames’s An ABC for Baby Patriots.
There was a rage in his expression... the approach of death made him furious George Orwell once said that Nineteen Eighty-Four “wouldn’t have been so gloomy if I had not been so ill”. But the truth is
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"What does America mean to you?" That's a question Natasha Kingsley, threatened with deportation, must answer in The Sun Is Also a Star, a film adapted from the young adult novel of the same name by Nicola
Many years ago, a relative of mine used the term "music-intense" in conversation to describe a musician we both knew. I think it's also an apt descriptor for BBC music broadcaster Stephen Johnson. His
HBO’s Game of Thrones is the biggest show on television, so it’s no surprise that the whole industry is hoping to replicate its success. In fact, 2019 will see a full slate of prestige fantasy epics from
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Herman Wouk has died. Wouk was famous for his sprawling World War II novels, including The Winds of War and War and Remembrance, and for his portrayal of Jewish Americans
Amazon is leading a $575 million investment into fast-growing food delivery service Deliveroo. The funding round, set to close in the coming months, will bring total investment in the London-headquartered
Amazon dominates the top ranking positions of Google for tens of thousands of ecommerce queries, but there are plenty of products in newer shopping categories where Amazon has not yet achieved SEO supremacy.
When the Sunday Times picked its 100 favourite crime and spy novels published since 1945 last weekend, only 28 were by women. “Seeing the chronic conscious and unconscious bias against work by women is
In 1914, Russia was on the brink of war, and Albert Einstein was on the brink of proving his theory of relativity. These two threads intertwine in a new novel called A Bend in the Stars. The story centers