Steve Richard reviews Revolution by Russell Brand
A Brief History of Seven Killings by Marlon James - book review:
Children's bookseller wins Independent's new author search
A competition launched by Profile Books, to discover a filmmaker to create a trailer for Susan Hill's new ghost story, Printer's Devil Court, has come to an end
Eichmann Before Jerusalem: The Unexamined Life of a Mass Murderer by Bettina Stangneth, book review
Man Booker Prize winner Richard Flanagan speaks to Arifa Akbar about his Japanese PoW novel
Illuminating study gives a wealth of insights into Oscar Pistorius trial
A scintillating, if hyperbolic, portrait of another non-comformist politician
:Joan of Arc: A History by Helen Castor, book review
Book of the week: The Book of Strange New Things by Michel Faber
Deep Down Dark by Hector Tobar, book review
Behind the Mask: The Life of Vita Sackville-West by Matthew Dennison, book review:
After a hiatus of over three decades, last year, James Salter – one of the greats, and until recently most unsung, of American writers – returned to the novel. It was, for many, the publishing event of the year: a time to dust off the 'Best American Writer You've Never Read' headlines, a time to reassess the masterly prose of an admired stylist.
An original tale about Dolores Umbridge will be posted on Pottermore
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Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
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- 2 Axe wielding man shot dead after attacking four New York policemen on busy street
- 3 Watch what happened when food critics were unknowingly served McDonald's
- 4 Jimmy Carr's Oscar Pistorius joke goes a bit too far at the Q Awards
- 5 Ottawa shootings: Bruce MacKinnon's cartoon is the perfect tribute to soldier Nathan Cirillo
Taylor Swift, 1989 - album review: Pop star shows 'promising signs of maturity'
The Apprentice 2014: Nurun Ahmed and Lindsay Booth sent home in double firing
JK Rowling to publish new Harry Potter story online for Halloween
Miranda Hart confirms eponymous sitcom has come to an end as she bows out on a 'high'
Fury, film review: Brad Pitt stars in visceral and brutally ugly drama that reminds us war is hell
Of course, teenage girls need role models – but not like beauty vlogger Zoella
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Support for EU membership 'at highest level since 1991' with most Brits wanting to stay 'in'
Thousands with degenerative conditions classified as 'fit to work in future' – despite no possibility of improvement
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Attacks on 'Ukip Calypso' show how skewed people’s priorities are