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.
BBC Trust agrees to axe channel from TV in favour of digital moveTV
FestivalsFive ways to avoid the portable toilets
Jurassic WorldThe results are completely brilliant
Arts & Ents blogs
- 1 Michael Douglas regrets 'embarrassing' Catherine Zeta-Jones with oral sex comments
- 2 Tunisia hotel attack: Locals form 'human shield' to protect hotel from gunman Seifeddine Rezgui
- 3 Tunisian builder has been hailed a hero after knocking gunman to the ground with roof tiles
- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
- 5 Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L James's Twitter Q&A didn't go exactly as planned
Amy Winehouse film director: 'I wanted to show the fun, bright-eyed girl we didn't know'
Orange Is The New Black season 3 episode 1, review: The Ross and Rachel-ness of Piper and Alex is starting to grate
The picture of a man crowd surfing in a wheelchair at Glastonbury is brilliant, but it wasn't taken at Glastonbury
Fifty Shades of Grey author E.L James's Twitter Q&A didn't go exactly as planned
Guillaume Tell, Royal Opera House, review: Gang rape and stripping naked of female actor met with boos
The moment a Queen's Guard soldier lost it and drew his gun at annoying tourist
Greece crisis: The wider lesson is that it’s time to abandon this failed experiment in currencies
'I wish the BBC would stop calling it Islamic State' – David Cameron unleashes frustration at broadcaster
Extend Right To Buy to tenants of private landlords, Labour's Jeremy Corbyn says
David Cameron struck double blow in his hopes to win Britain a new EU deal
Pentagon accuses Russia of 'playing with fire' over nuclear threats towards Nato