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Comedian, actor and writer Michael Palin has been given the Edward Stanford Travel Writing Award for his outstanding contribution to travel... More >
Fans of The Oldie, the monthly magazine described by its editor as a light-hearted alternative to a press obsessed with youth and celebrity, may... More >
Calibre was saddened to hear that one of its longest standing narrators, veteran actress Hazel Douglas, was one of the many celebrities that passed... More >
"You have made me crazy happy from the top of my head to my toes in a way that is a little bit improper at 61," said Sebastian Barry whose novel,... More >
Ann Cleeves, the author of the Vera Stanhope and Shetland series of crime novels, is to receive the Diamond Dagger award from the Crime Writers'... More >
The enormously popular television series Call the Midwife, based on the bestselling books by Jennifer Worth, is due back on our TV screens on 22nd... More >
Louise Doughty's Apple Tree Yard - the story of Yvonne Carmichael who lives a conventional suburban life which is thrown into chaos by a passionate... More >
The concept of Hygge (Hooga) is said to be the secret weapon that makes Denmark the happiest country in Europe. Explaining what it actually is, is... More >
The Costa Book Awards individual category winners: First Novel, Novel, Biography, Poetry and Children's Book, have been announced.
Francis... More >