'an intense tale of loyalty and friendship between two unlikely figures - I would be delighted if a sequel was written'The Garbage King is an intense tale of loyalty and friendship between two unlikely figures.
Black Indians: A Hidden Heritage by William Loren Katz Slavery has existed in America ever since Columbus first landed in 1492. When the first slaves began to flee, they found refuge in Native American villages.
'I would recommend this to people who have a taste for adventurous and exciting books'This book is all about a boy called George, his friend Annie and her dad Eric (a scientist) and their adventures in space.
Will Nigella's 'instant Italian inspiration' be another instant hit? It might, as long as no one's expecting too much about actual Italian cookery, says Matthew FortMy heart goes out to Nigella, it really does.
Libertarian Books: Sales vs Downloads. I recently came across a web page listing libertarian books in order of their rating on Amazon.com; my Machinery of Freedom was number 70, not surprising given its Amazon rating.
Peter Forbes marvels at one of evolution's most astonishing achievementsMost of us have picked up a feather on a walk, taken it home, and marvelled at the sculpted brilliance of its structure – and then thought no more about it.
Rupert Everett returns to dish the dirt in his second fearless and witty account of life with the A-list crowdAs sexist old Samuel Johnson said of a woman preaching, when an actor writes a book "it is not well done, but you are surprised to find it...
What We're ReadingNew York Times (blog)The New York Times: The Rev. Al Sharpton is left wondering where local power brokers will see and be seen when the breakfast room at the Loews Regency Hotel closes for renovation in January.
'An alright book, yes. But compared to the fast paced action, tense moments and excitement of Blood Red Road?! Nothing.This book was, to be frank, a disappointment. It was as if it had been written by a different author!
'If you're looking for a gripping book to stick your nose in then I recommend Blood Red Road'Blood Red Road is a great book set in the future. There isn't much left in the world because The Wreckers, (Who are meant to be us), have used up everything.
Hot Reads: Fiction from mystery to comedyMontreal GazetteSummer is officially over. The stores are pushing sweaters and the sun sets earlier each night. It's the perfect time to pick up some recently released hot reads.
Why do revolutions never happen here? By Thomas PennIn 1848, the tumultuous year of European revolution and of the first publication of Marx and Engels's The Communist Manifesto, the French composer Hector Berlioz arrived in an agitated London.
What We're ReadingNew York Times (blog)And while her picks are no surprise — Bemelmans, the King Cole, the Bull and Bear — just reading about them calls up the whole luxe, ivory-tickling experience. — Patrick Farrell.
Required Reading: "See The World Beautiful" By Anne MenkeComplex.com (blog)Fashion photographer Anne Menke has spent her career traveling the world to shoot fashion stories for magazines like Vogue, Elle, and Marie Claire.
Longtime Knopf editor Ashbel Green has died, at the age of eighty-four. “Writers like Krugman are prized in the world of publishing—possessing gravitas, while remaining sound investments because of their substantial popularity.
The Moby Dick Big Read project has enlisted Melville fans like David Cameron, Tilda Swinton and Simon Callow to read chapters of “Moby Dick” aloud and is making a new chapter available each day for download.