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Women are big players in the industry, but you won't see many in the books pages. Our Literary Editor, Katy Guest, asks why
Sporting a bow tie and a broad grin, Jonny Sweet, genius of socially awkward comedy and winner of last year's Edinburgh Comedy Award for Best Newcomer, has found another poor unfortunate to bring to life. Imagine a Hugh Grant type with "street Tourette's" ("let's do this shit!") and you'll have some idea of the persona he's created.
After eight days together, space shuttle Discovery pulled away from the international space station on Wednesday, ending a successful effort to boost electrical power and science research at the orbiting outpost.