In Ian McEwan's law-versus-religion scenario, religious edicts taken too far wreck lives.
It did not seem a big story when in 2006 a journalist and a private investigator were arrested for the illegal phone hacking of three Buckingham Palace staff. The News of the World dismissed the journalist as a rogue.
This series of interviews with Henri Matisse was given in 1941 when he was recovering from surgery. But then the French artist had second thoughts and refused to allow their publication. Kept in the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles, they have only now been published.
Janet Ross was a major factor in drawing people's attention to the Tuscan countryside rather than concentrating on Florence.
Pope Francis collects a series of interviews by two Argentinian journalists with José Bergoglio dating from 2010 when he was archbishop of Buenos Aires.
Benedict XVI sprang a huge surprise when he stepped down from his papal office, the first pope in 600 years to do so; he no longer had the energy for his task, he said.