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Levison Wood, Walking The Himalayas

Levison Wood’s Walking The Himalayas Channel 4 series & book release details

If trekking the length of the River Nile, some 4,258 miles, wasn't enough adventure for one lifetime, Levison Wood managed to go one better...
BBC 1, War And Peace adaptation

New image released for the BBC adaptation of War And Peace

The BBC has release yet another glimpse of the impressive costumes that are going to be a big part of its adaptation of Leo...
John McEnroe, But Seriously

John McEnroe to return with 2nd autobiography, But Seriously

It's never easy reinventing yourself, whether you're a simple garlic bread factory working looking for a new direction or a former sportsman looking back...
Julian Barnes, The Noise Of Time

Julian Barnes, The Noise Of Time

Following up his 2011 Booker Prize winning novel, A Sense Of An Ending, Julian Barnes released his 12th novel, The Noise Of Time, and...
Marlon James A Brief History Of Seven Killings

Marlon James announced as Booker Prize 2015 winner

With a remarkable third novel that's steeped in the history and gritty reality of Jamaica's underbelly, Marlon James has pulled off a major coup...
Stephen King, The Bazaar Of Bad Dreams

Stephen King, The Bazaar Of Bad Dreams

You've only got to scan through the impressive list that is Stephen King's bibliography to get a sense of the importance of any of...
The Booker Prize shortlist 2015

The Man Booker Prize 2015 shortlist announced

If the longlist was too all encompassing to feasibly tackle, the Booker Prize has just announced its 2015 shortlist to condense the award down...
Bill Bryson, The Road To Little Dribbling

Bill Bryson, The Road To Little Dribbling: More Notes From A Small Island

It's been a little while since Bill Bryson's last travel adventure, and in all fairness he's not going too far away in his latest...
David Ramirez, The Black Disc

David Ramirez plans second sci-fi adventure, The Black Disc

Imagine you're a millionaire computer genius before you've even made it to college and then throw in an impending apocalypse in the mix and...
The Booker Prize 2015 longlist

The Man Booker Prize 2015 longlist announced

Having swathed their way through a total of 156 book, the judging panel for the 2015 Man Booker Prize has paired if down to...
Haruki Murakami Wind/Pinball

Haruki Murakami brings back Wind and Pinball in a two novel hardback release

Much celebrated Japanese author, Haruki Murakami, has been a leading light in the new wave of inventive fiction since 1979 when his first novel,...
Ben Elton, Time And Time Again

Ben Elton’s Time And Time Again paperback release

If you know much about chaos theory, you'll be familiar with Edward Lorenz's butterfly effect, and it's this concept of a small action having...

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