The Independent on Sunday Bestseller List
Sunday 23 October 1994
P D James reads from Original Sin, Waterstones, Birmingham, Tues, 7pm, pounds 1.50; Waterstones, St Mary's Centre, Chester, Sat, 7.30pm, pounds 3.50.
Miroslav Holub discusses the influence of science on poetry at the ICA, The Mall, London SW1. Mon, 8pm, pounds 5.50 (pounds 4.50). 071-873 0061.
Christopher Hitchens poses the question Literary Theory: What has it done for us?; Edward Said, Marina Warner, Terry Eagleton and Frank Kermode try to answer. Wed, ICA, 7.30pm, pounds 5.50 (pounds 4.50).
Nicholas Mosley reads Efforts at Truth, his autobiography: Waterstones, St Mary's Centre, Chester, pounds 3.50, 7.30pm.
Ffyona Campbell reads from On Foot Through Africa about her solo expedition, Waterstones, Bath, Tues; Edinburgh West End, Fri. Both 7pm, free.
Poetry International visits the South Bank Centre, London SE1 for ten days starting Fri. Readings by Tony Harrison, Purcell Room, Fri, 7.30pm, pounds 6 (pounds 3.50); Ciaran Carson, Waterloo Bar, Sat, 11am, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50); Paul Muldoon, Purcell Room, Sat, 7.30, pounds 6 (pounds 3.50); Michael Hofmann, Waterloo Bar, Sun, 11am, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50); John Heath Stubbs, Tom Paulin and Michele Roberts, Chelsfield Room, Sun, 2pm, pounds 5 (pounds 2.50). Brochure/tickets: 071-928 8800.
Film The critics but sneer but these unfashionable festive films are our favourites
TV We're so close to knowing what happened to Oliver Hughes, but a last-minute bluff crushes expectations
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Peter Lik: The self-proclaimed 'fine-art photographer' whose work sells for millions
The best underrated Christmas movies from Love, Actually to While You Were Sleeping
Grace Dent on TV: The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies was a beautifully shot, immensely considered drama
The Lost Honour of Christopher Jefferies, review: Jason Watkins is brilliant, but real victim Joanna Yeates is reduced to a footnote
Marilyn Manson denies involvement in shocking Lana Del Rey rape video
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant