When the cell door slammed shut, all I had were books

Alex Wheatle can still remember the “jangling of keys” as the heavy door slammed closed behind him. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

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By admin On Wednesday, November 30th, 2022
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Sir Ian Livingstone: From living in a van to a £4 billion gaming company

EXCLUSIVE: Sir Ian Livingstone has just made history by being knighted, and he’s following it up by sharing his own backstory. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Sunday, November 27th, 2022
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Simon Callow says Rupert the Bear helped him read as he backs Express books campaign

Simon Callow can remember vividly the day, aged six, he learned how to read. It’s a day that changed his life forever. “I actually started quite late,” admits the award-winning actor and director, More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 23rd, 2022
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SAS Bravo Two Zero hero and author goes into battle for the Express Christmas Campaign

SAS hero and best-selling author Andy McNab CBE, 62, is going into battle on behalf of the Daily Express Christmas fundraising campaign in partnership with the charity Give A Book.”Reading does change people’s More...

By admin On Sunday, November 20th, 2022
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‘I’ve been planning to kill Bosch for years’ Michael Connelly on Harry’s fate

Bestselling crime writer Michael Connelly has revealed he might kill off his main character Harry Bosch. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Thursday, November 17th, 2022
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Anthony Horowitz calls for investment in school libraries as he receives CBE

Novelist Anthony Horowitz has called for a library in every school and praised the Queen Consort’s literary campaigning after he picked up a CBE at Windsor Castle. Daily Express :: Books Feed  More...

By admin On Wednesday, November 16th, 2022
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Is this Shakespeare? £10million painting could be only one in his lifetime

This previously unseen portrait is not a bard likeness of Shakespeare – as experts believe it is the only ‘signed and dated’ painting of the playwright in his lifetime. Daily Express :: Books More...

By admin On Saturday, November 12th, 2022
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Come back Boris! Support for former PM in Ukraine still strong

Admiration for the former British PM remains strong in the war-torn country, says its most famous living author as he talks about his uplifting and utterly defiant diary of the Russian invasion. Daily Express :: More...

By admin On Saturday, November 12th, 2022
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Watership Down… why Fiver, Hazel and Bigwig are rabbiting on

Richard Adams’ glorious tale of talking rabbits has entranced generations of readers and sold 50 million copies. As it celebrates its half-century, his daughters tell how he dreamed up the story to enliven More...

By admin On Friday, November 11th, 2022
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More than a third of children don’t feel represented in the books they read, study finds

More than a third of children don’t feel represented in the books they read – because of their gender or ethnicity. Research of 1,000 children aged six to 12, and their parents, revealed eight in ten More...