A long-running legal battle in the United States could change the way Sherlock Holmes and other characters are portrayed in future books and films
It’s well worth staying on the case of this beautifully muted Scandi thriller
Where are you now and what can you see?
Christopher Gossage was found to have breached privacy rules by the SRA
In our final selection of Christmas books for children, we examine the best titles for teens
Each year, aspiring writers are challenged to produce a 50,000-word work in a month. Anne Penketh embarked on a fictional journey with her murder mystery, The Marsh
How should authors transform autobiography into self-standing fiction? For Karl Ove Knausgaard, with A Man in Love (translated by Don Bartlett; Vintage, £8.99), this second volume in the Norwegian writer's acclaimed "My Struggle" series mines the everyday material of young fatherhood. Yet he converts it into a stunningly eloquent set of reflections on masculinity, domesticity and the artist's itch to escape.
The £5,582 trip will taken in Phuket (Lara Croft), Seoul (for the e-Sports) and Los Angeles (L.A. Noire and Grand Theft Auto)
As do an 8GB memory card and HDMI connector cables
Veteran television and radio star Sir Terry Wogan has told how widespread rumours about Jimmy Savile used to sweep the BBC but nobody did anything about them.
History and fiction blend in this cunningly mixed cocktail of wartime skullduggery
There are bodices and crowns, blood and sweat. There are old maps and ominous title cards saying “A Storm is Rising” and “A Kingdom in Peril”. No, it’s not a Game of Thrones trailer. It’s a YouTube advert for a book, Conn Iggulden’s Wars of the Roses saga Stormbird, which is published next month.
'It’s been a real ride getting on the longlist'
Hercule Poirot is to test his famous grey cells once again in a “new” Agatha Christie novel – the first featuring the Belgian detective since Christie’s death in 1976.
The renaming of rugby league grounds has reached a new low in Castleford. As of the 2014 season, the venue currently known as the Wish Communications Stadium will become the Mend-A-Hose Jungle.
An ambitious debut novel patrols the disputed border country between history and fiction