There is a certain pleasure (however smug) in being ahead of the curve when spotting a particularly gifted writer, and a certain regret when the masses catch up with your discovery. The latter, of course, is the state desired by author and publisher, and Peter May has now made the transition from connoisseurs’ taste to popular bestseller.
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Friday 01 July 2011
Following the likes of Emmy the Great and Gang of Four, Summer Camp – the London indie duo Jeremy Warmsley and Elizabeth Sankey – have utilised the fan donation site Pledge Music to finance the recording and release of their debut album.
Friday 24 June 2011
Sebastian Vettel believes he faces another "tricky weekend" as he looks to erase the memory of his last-lap mistake in Canada.
Monday 06 June 2011
Finding a point of reference for Braids is difficult – there are tones of the XX and a feel of the Twilight soundtrack in their foresty howling, but the way it's put together is entirely original.
Sunday 05 June 2011
Friday 27 May 2011
Monday 23 May 2011
Bernard Hopkins became the oldest man to win a boxing world title on Saturday when he defeated Canadian Jean Pascal by a unanimous decision to claim the WBC and IBO light-heavyweight belts at the age of 46.
Saturday 16 April 2011
Spring is in the air in this impressive Canadian city, where the accent is French, the cuisine sophisticated and the cycling superb.
Sunday 10 April 2011
Thursday 03 March 2011
Did the nuclear age begin in 1942, when Chicago Pile-1, a reactor built in a squash court, went "critical" by achieving self-sustaining chain reaction?
Sunday 30 January 2011
The Canadian government said the brother-in-law of ousted Tunisian President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali has applied for refugee status in Canada, effectively blocking efforts to extradite him to the North African country.
Thursday 16 December 2010
At less than seven hours from the UK, the province of Québec is closer than you think! With great shopping, fabulous cuisine and passion for life, Montréal and Québec City are gateways to Québec's Great Outdoors.
Sunday 28 November 2010
Tuesday 16 November 2010
Nicolò Rizzuto was the Mafia's "godfather" in Montreal for over 30 years. The patriarch of Montreal's most notorious Mafia family ran an organised worldwide crime syndicate that was the most powerful Canada has known.
Friday 10 September 2010
Tuesday 08 June 2010
Children's bookseller wins The Independent's new author search
Board creates magnetic field to achieve lift
Cameron is warned 'no possibility' of UK reducing immigration and that bid to bring in quota on migrant workers would be illegal
Residents should throw a street party and mix with immigrant neighbours, councils told
Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters
London bus driver 'kicks gay couple off for kissing'
Lord Freud: Tory welfare minister apologises after saying disabled people are 'not worth’ the minimum wage
Lord Freud hangs on as MPs of all parties 'call for his head' over disability comments
- 5 Russell Brand threatened with arrest after filming outside Fox News headquarters