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This week I learnt about a new genre of literature. In a fascinating article in the LA Review of Books, writer Valerie Weaver-Zercher explored the growing popularity of Amish romance novels (including the ones pictured). The headline? Bonnet Rippers. I LOVE it. An update on the bodice ripper, but so much more chaste.
It seems as if The Rolling Stones have an infinite amount of rock ‘n’ roll memories to mine for all the biographies written about them.
The Stones' drummer, Charlie Watts, gazes sardonically into the camera, relaxed and unguarded. In this case, the photographer was his bandmate Bill Wyman, who played bass for the band for 30 years, before leaving in 1993. Now Wyman has delved into his archives to showcase unseen pictures from four decades in a new exhibition beginning in London this week.
Rolling Stones star Ronnie Wood has revealed he is planning to persuade the rest of the band to headline Glastonbury this year.
The Rolling Stone's new video, Doom and Gloom has just been released and already it has been labelled "controversial".
It'll cost you a grand to get VIP seats for the Rolling Stones at the 02 arena - but maybe it's worth it to see the passing of a piece of modern history
X Factor judge Louis Walsh has suggested that he will bow out of the show after 10 years because he does not want to turn into Sir Bruce Forsyth.
Rather than renting the same old boring Cornish cottage, how about staying in a bolthole with a creative past?
Who knew Barack Obama could be a one-man stimulus package for a beleaguered music industry? When the US President belted out a couple of lines of Al Green's "Let's Stay Together" at a fundraiser last month, sales of the track soared by almost 500 per cent. Now the blues classic "Sweet Home Chicago" can expect a boost after Obama confirmed his singing chops with an impromptu performance at the White House.
French-owned Universal pays £1.2bn for UK's last remaining major record company