The Language of Kindness: A Nurse’s Story review – A rallying call for compassion

WHEN Christie Watson was a child, she wanted to be a marine biologist, imagining endless days swimming with dolphins in a sun-kissed location. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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By On Tuesday, May 8th, 2018

Fiction Picks: Review of Whistle In The Dark, Property and The Librarian

Lana Maddox goes missing for four days during a painting holiday in the Peak district intended to bring Lana and her mother Jen closer together. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By On Friday, April 6th, 2018

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...

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...