Books
05 August 2002
That aspects of people's lives are "hidden" doesn't necessarily make them interesting. The story of Otto Frank is no...
Food and Drink
28 January 2002
Beware, all you fluffy young women novelists: Wendy Holden is out for your blood. Or is she? In Fame Fatale, her fourth...
Food and Drink
17 December 2001
If the western fertility rate keeps plummeting, there will soon be more books written by parents than there will be...
Books
15 October 2001
At the end of this biography, Sean Smith reflects: "When I began this book I had a feeling that J K Rowling the person...
Culture
24 September 2001
In the pastel-pink corner - the chick literati, those young(ish) female novelists who, in the post-Bridget Jones era,...
Culture
25 June 2001
Mary Karr tells us, on page 25 of Cherry, that her ambition aged 11 was to write poetry and autobiography - the exact...