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  1. Take a bead on what to read

    Posted Jan 15th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Hilary Mantel's sequel to Wolf Hall comes out in the autumn, as do novels by Michael Chabon (Telegraph Avenue) and John Banville, who drops his criminal alter ego Benjamin Black, and returns ...

  2. Back to basic for Booker

    Posted Oct 04th 2009, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... is synonymous with South Africa, the remaining nominees- A.S. Byatt, Sarah Waters, Adam Foulds and Hilary Mantel- all live within striking distance of the capital. In addition, the shortlist contains ... readers or good reviews, it confirms that people are having the kind of experience from the book that you hoped they would.' Verdict: this year's Adiga? Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel ...

  3. Writers' wrongs

    Posted Mar 26th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... been said to bear a striking resemblance to Eddie Little's Another Day in Paradise and Steel Toes. A few months earlier, English writer Hilary Mantel was staggered to discover significant parts of her novel Fludd and short story collection Learning to Fly in Judith Kelly's memoir, Rock Me Gently. The harder she looked, the more borrowing she found. Mantel also dug up ...

  4. Love changes everything

    Posted Jul 09th 2006, 12:00am by James Kidd

    ... who that company might be. When I name her Orange Prize contenders (Sarah Waters, Zadie Smith, Ali Smith, Hilary Mantel, Carrie Tiffany) Krauss looks even more embarrassed. 'I don't ... and remarkably poised.'- Sunday Telegraph 'At least as heartbreaking as it is hilarious... Krauss touches the heart.'- Washington Post Author's bookshelf Molloy by Samuel Beckett ...

  5. Salute to hardcover heroes

    Posted Apr 27th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Compiled by Chris Lau 1 Greg from Diary of a Wimpy Kid He is a primary school kid full of strange ideas. He may not be a heroic person, but his simple-hearted, hilarious acts- ... delightfully, a carefully concealed myriad of emotions. A character as curious and complex as him makes for a hilarious, hair-raising and at times heart-warming read. Yasmin Subba 5 Luna Lovegood from ...

  6. Something Borrowed (Film)

    Posted Jun 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Barry C Chung Borrowing, the act of taking something with the intention of returning it, takes on a whole new meaning when it refers to a person, as is the case in the Hilary Swank-produced rom-com, Something Borrowed. Based on Emily Giffin's novel of the same name, the film revolves around an attorney Rachel (Ginnifer Goodwin) and BFF Darcy (Kate Hudson), who have been ...

  7. hot picks

    Posted Nov 11th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and a little more rock. dvd: I Now Pronounce You Chuck And Larry. Adam Sandler and Kevin James star in this hilarious film about two men who pretend to fall in love. movie: Becoming Jane. Anne Hathaway ... Backstreet Boys' Never Gone. Incomplete and Never Gone are highly recommended. A superb mix of ballads and upbeat tunes. dvd: Freaky Friday. A hilarious movie about a teenage girl who switches ...

  8. The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged)

    Posted Sep 15th 2009, 12:00am by Natasha Rogai

    ... Natasha Rogai The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (Abridged) The Reduced Shakespeare Company Drama Theatre, HK Academy for Performing Arts Reviewed: Sept 9 The Reduced Shakespeare Company is back. The three-man comedy troupe specialises in 'reducing' iconic works such as the Bible or all of Shakespeare's plays into 90 minutes or less with hilarious results. ...

  9. BOOK (1961)

    Posted Apr 24th 2011, 12:00am

    ... of it all, Heller's consistently hilarious novel hides a profound humanism inside satire that can be scabrous, shocking, moving and even flippant. Farcical much of its action may be, but like ...

  10. hot picks

    Posted Mar 14th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Dance, We Sing, We Steal Things is filled with honest songs based on the theme of 'life', including the catchy I'm Yours. dvd: The Hangover. A hilarious movie starring Bradley ...




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