Generosity of Express readers helps create a new school library | Books | Entertainment

Author Lee Child supports Daily Express’s Give a Book campaign Give A Book is a charity dedicated to promoting books and the pleasure of reading in the hardest places. I started it after my husband, Simon Gray, died in 2008. Playwright, novelist, and diarist author of The Smoking Diaries, Simon loved to read and to share his reading. More...

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By admin On Tuesday, January 31st, 2023
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Handle cultural misunderstandings with grace rather than anger, says novelist | Books | Entertainment

Prince Harry: Palmer discusses Lady Hussey Novelist Kia Abdullah would like us all to be kinder to each other. When people make assumptions about her based on her cultural background (she is second-generation More...

By admin On Monday, January 30th, 2023
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The man who lost America: John Burgoyne deserves to be remembered for far more | Books | Entertainment

Painting showing the surrender of British General John Burgoyne at Saratoga (Image: Getty) He might have been known for his erotic verse, which amused his aristocratic friends. Perhaps he could have been More...

By admin On Friday, January 27th, 2023
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‘Won’t be around for long’: Holocaust survivor on bond that Nazi evil couldn’t break | History | News

Holocaust survivor Peter Lantos at his home in London earlier this month (Image: Jeff Moore ) Despite being born shortly before the Second World War set Europe ablaze, Peter Leipniker had an idyllic start More...

By admin On Friday, January 13th, 2023
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The end of serial killer Robert Black | Books | Entertainment

Not one of the 700 men here shares a room. It’s a high-security facility, housing the long-term sentenced. Here, prisoners were locked inside their cells for long stretches. Maghaberry has seen it all, and More...

By admin On Wednesday, January 11th, 2023
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The Daily Express Viking! Our former environmental editor writes entrancing Icelandic saga | Books | Entertainment

A DNA test revealed writer John Ingham’s Viking roots (Image: JONATHAN BUCKMASTER) At sunrise and sunset the longship comes ablaze in the reflected rays – perfect for this land of fire and ice. Just More...

By admin On Sunday, January 8th, 2023
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SAS hero Andy McNab creates a cyber crime warrior in new chapter for author | Books | Entertainment

Andy McNab reveals ‘hardest’ part of SAS training Hackers, often children in developing countries using laptops in their bedrooms or computer hubs, are being paid vast sums of money for discovering More...

By admin On Saturday, January 7th, 2023
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Give A Book Charity ‘Giving people the ability to read is like a food bank for the brain’ | Books | Entertainment

Author Lee Child supports Daily Express’s Give a Book campaign Speaking exclusively to the Daily Express, former journalist Sir Tom Stoppard agrees wholeheartedly. “Give A Book is a great charity. More...

By admin On Thursday, January 5th, 2023
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My racy reads are too shocking for today’s audiences, says Jilly Cooper | Books | Entertainment

The author, hailed as the “Queen of the bonkbuster” who had huge success with her saucy series of novels, is consulting for the adaption of her book for a new eight-part series on Disney+. But Jilly, 85, More...

By admin On Sunday, January 1st, 2023
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How London’s department stores fell out of fashion – and why they will never die | Books | Entertainment

Harrods’ china sale in January 1985 (Image: GETTY) Cast your mind way back to Christmases past. Boxing Day has been and gone. The novelty of those shiny new presents has worn off. The turkey leftovers have More...