Dark thriller explores Ireland’s Disappeared, the people abducted by terrorist groups | Books | Entertainment

Removal of remains in Ireland: The Last Crossing, ‘a moving story’ inspired by the Disappeared (Image: PA) The father-of-four was honoured for his political thriller The Last Crossing at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival in Harrogate last week. Inspired by the “Disappeared”, those people abducted, murdered More...

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By admin On Saturday, July 24th, 2021

Writing saved my life says crime novel of the year winner | Books | Entertainment

He has won the Theakston Old Peculier award 2021, supported by the Daily Express, for We Begin At The End. The award was presented at the Harrogate Crime Writing Festival. The sold-out event, which runs until More...

By admin On Friday, July 23rd, 2021

Mozart and Moby Dick’s surprising maths references revealed by professor

A MATHS experts has revealed some fascinating ways Mozart and Moby Dick author Herman Melville incorporated maths into their work. Source link  More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 21st, 2021

Britons like to physically turn the pages of the books they read – here’s why | Books | Entertainment

A study of 2,000 adults revealed that despite being able to read stories on tablets, phones, Kindles and listen to audiobooks, more than two thirds still opt for a paper or hardback book. Nearly half of those More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 20th, 2021

The Colony Room: Soho’s secret club beloved by Francis Bacon and Tom Baker | Books | Entertainment

Actor Peter O’Toole serves drinks at the bar where many actors frequented (Image: Author’s Collection) A tiny green oasis hidden from the real world, the Colony Room Club functioned both as a drinking More...

By admin On Monday, July 19th, 2021

Winds of Winter progress: George RR Martin shares busy schedule but reassures he’s writing | Books | Entertainment

Martin also visited Clarke College in Dubuque where he once taught journalism and enjoyed a ride on the riverboat Twilight. After 10 days on the road, the author got back home to New Mexico on June 23 to continue More...

By admin On Thursday, July 15th, 2021

Thriller killers: The literary aces at the Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival | Books | Entertainment

What’s the story behind your favourite thriller? Find out at the Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival (Image: Theakston Old Peculier Crime Writing Festival) Theakston Old Peculier has been the sponsor More...

By admin On Tuesday, July 13th, 2021

Books on grief: The 16 incredible bestsellers to help cope with loss of loved one | Books | Entertainment

Those who have experienced losing a loved one know it is an extremely difficult one to navigate. Many people will turn to various resources to find comfort, with books being one of the most notable places to More...

By admin On Thursday, July 8th, 2021

World’s leading thriller writers share inspirations behind their much-loved sleuths | Books | Entertainment

Adrian McKinty’s The Chain was crowned crime novel of the year in 2020’s online Harrogate festival (Image: PR) ADRIAN MCKINTY THE image came first before the character.A paragraph came into my More...

By admin On Wednesday, July 7th, 2021

Millions of kids lack basic knowledge like how many wives Henry VIII had | Books | Entertainment

Researchers polled 1,000 children aged 14 and under to see how much they know about history – testing them on kings and queens, past civilisations, wars, and battles. And despite 73 percent declaring a ‘love’ More...