Stanley Johnson: My six best books include Churchill and Kennedy

STANLEY JOHNSON, 77, is a former Conservative MEP and father of Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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By On Thursday, January 18th, 2018

Spectre of female Casanova whose novels shocked Britain raised after her son’s death

WHEN Mary Wesley’s breakthrough novel The Camomile Lawn was published it was described as “Jane Austen plus sex”. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Friday, December 1st, 2017

A Short History Of Drunkenness review: William Hartston is only here for the beer…

THE Oxford Historical Thesaurus Of The English Language contains around 200 euphemisms for inebriation, ranging from the Old English “symbelwlonc” via “intoxicated” , “drunk as a wheelbarrow” More...

By On Monday, November 27th, 2017

War Horse author Morpurgo reveals the impact of a philanthropist’s work on his new novel

ABOUT a dozen years ago I was invited to a school near Berkhamsted to give a talk on creative writing to “gifted and talented” secondary school pupils from all over Hertfordshire. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Thursday, June 8th, 2017

Short story: That Friday by Jill Santopolo

SOME days are out to surprise us but would it be bitter or sweet for Nora? Find out in this exclusive short story. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Sunday, March 12th, 2017

Emergency Admissions: Inside the world of an ambulance driver

WHEN we have a bad day at work the majority of us can brush it off, safe in the knowledge that no matter how many mistakes we made, no one died. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Friday, March 10th, 2017

My six best books: Masterchef winner and entrepeneur Thomasina Miers

THOMASINA MIERS, 41, was the first MasterChef winner and is co-founder of the Wahaca Mexican restaurant chain. Her book Home Cook is out now. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Wednesday, March 8th, 2017

Short story: The Empty Capsule

HE popped the question on the London Eye but would their love scale the heights? Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Refugees, footballer outsider and the best memoirs: Book reviews

FLEEING refugees and a football outsider. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Actress Caroline Quentin: My favourite books

CAROLINE QUENTIN, 56, is the actress known for the TV series Men Behaving Badly, Jonathan Creek and Life Begins. She has also presented Restoration Home and Cornwall With Caroline Quentin. She is appearing in The More...