The 50 Best Summer Reads
A good book is as essential as sun cream to any relaxing holiday.
Sophie Morris discovers what the lit-pack are taking to the beach
Saturday 20 June 2009
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This week's panel:
Alice O’Keeffe, the books editor of The Bookseller
Mishal Husain, BBC Broadcaster and Chair of the 2009 Orange Award for New Writers
Sarah Dunant, the author of Sacred Hearts, the final installment in her bestselling trilogy, out next week, Virago, £14.99
Kate Gunning, the head of buying at Foyles
Toby Bourne, the head of fiction and children’s buying at Waterstone’s
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
Nigel Farage defends Kerry Smith 'ch***y' comment: 'If you are going for a Chinese, what do you say you’re going for?'
Nigel Farage's approval rating hits 'record low' as popularity suffers in wake of Ukip sex scandal
Rozanne Duncan: Ukip expels councillor for 'jaw-dropping' comments made in BBC TV interview
Sony hack: Angelina Jolie branded 'seriously out of her mind' in further embarrassing leaked email saga
Panic Saturday: 13 million Britons spend £1.2bn – while 13 million others across the country live in poverty unable to afford food
- 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