To his cost, ex-Glencore trader Andrew Kearns has found being hungover a sackable offence, but the liquid lunch shaped many a day in days gone by, says a wistful John Walsh
Writer and philosopher whose work, beginning with ‘The Outsider’, searched for the meaning of man’s existence
André Schiffrin was a literary editor who gave readers Art Spiegelman, Michel Foucault and Studs Terkel before he was forced out of commercial publishing in a defining battle between profits and literature. Schiffrin, who died of pancreatic cancer, sought out authors until his final days, dividing his time between New York and Paris as founding editor and editor at large of the non-profit New Press.
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Bernadine Bishop could be the first writer to win the Costa Book of the Year posthumously
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Matthew Bell and Jonathan Owen turn the pages
Investigation reveals 300 online journals have agreed to publish the flawed research
A modern secular prophet, his parables have inspired a swathe of lesser holy me
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The writer says that while sex is taboo, gory violence is absolutely fine
Mandana Ismail Abeywickrema is associate editor of Sunday Leader, which has history of antagonising government
Writers of all nationalities will now be able to compete for the prestigious English-language literature prize
His books are supermarket staples, but best-selling author James Patterson has pledged $1m to save ailing independent bookshops
Parkinson's disease has become an essential part of who I am