While a high-calibre jury of writers and critics ponders the nominees for this year’s Children’s Book Awards, we have asked the true experts.
Everyone’s favourite literary singleton will return in a new novel entitled Bridget Jones: Mad About the Boy. Publishers have disclosed the title of Helen Fielding’s forthcoming book on.
Landing a role in the modern Sherlock Holmes series Elementary was a chance to revisit childhood for Aidan Quinn. The Chicago-born actor, who plays Captain Tommy Gregson in the TV series, says he remembers reading Sherlock Holmes stories as a youngster
Filming for the next Tintin film, to be directed by Sir Peter Jackson, may take place by the end of this year.
Star Wars fans have more than just Episodes 7, 8 and 9 to look forward to. Disney CEO Bob Iger said at the annual shareholders meeting in Phoenix that the company is developing “some standalone movies” featuring Star Wars characters.
Two new books examine the mystery of the Teamster's fate Who killed Jimmy Hoffa?
The record books of the Professional Golfers' Association will never show it, but the 1969 Los Angeles Open last month was a milestone. Short, stubby Charlie Sifford, jumping off to a first-round lead with five birdies and an eagle in one six-hole spree, won the season's opening tournament on the first hole of a sudden-death play-off against, ironically, South Africa's Harold Henning
The price wars have gone nuclear. From Target’s $3 coffeemakers to Best Buy’s half-price washing machines to Staples’s $350 laptops, the theme of this holiday shopping season is, without a doubt, “we sell for less.” Even Wal-Mart’s commitment to “every day” low prices isn’t preventing it from going lower.
In her two previous books, French author Mireille Guiliano instructs women on how to live their lives to the fullest by, ironically enough, not eating to the fullest. She insists that the French have the right answers, pointing to the French joie de vivre as one of the reasons why the country’s women stay so infuriatingly thin.
Amazon, the online retailing giant, did more than any other company to turn the sale of digital books into a real business with the 2007 launch of the Kindle electronic reader. The company has sold an estimated 1.7 million of the handheld devices in the U.S., and it’s getting ready to ship millions more