Books

A Fairy Tale by Mark Twain Rediscovered

A recently discovered fairy tale by Mark Twain, The Purloining of Prince Oleomargarine, will be published on Sept. 26. Samuel Clemens told his young daughters, Clara and Susie, the bedtime story about a poo...

The Trial of Elizabeth Poldark

The following contains spoilers for Poldark Season 2. Elizabeth Chynoweth has never been in an advantageous position with readers. In the first instance, when the protagonist Ross Poldark returns to his home i...

1946 George Orwell’s Christmas Pudding

When Voltaire made his often-quoted statement that the country of Britain has “a hundred religions and only one sauce”, he was saying something which was untrue and which is equally untrue today, but which migh...

New Paddington Bear Book in the Works

Michael Bond has written a new book of Paddington adventures, which will be published by HarperCollins Children’s Books in April 2017. Paddington’s Finest Hour will show Paddington starring in a cookery TV show...