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Jilly Cooper hits out at 'fatal' impact of local government cuts to libraries Cooper, who has an OBE for services to literature, has attacked David Cameron for allowing more than 350 libraries to close across Britain
Watership Down and other films that scared us witless
The 20 best TV chefs As James Martin leaves Saturday Kitchen, Michael Hogan counts down the all-time best small-screen cooks
Foo Fighters frontman Dave Grohl backs teen band banned from practising in their garage due to noise Dave Grohl writes to Cornwall Council in bid to overturn youngsters band practice ban
Alas, poor William Telegraph View: Perhaps the tale is true that Horace Walpole, the dilettante antiquary, had Shakespeare's skull stolen to order
10 on-screen couples who couldn't stand each other in real life Just because your on-screen characters love each other, doesn't mean you can stand the person who plays them
The Kray twins: unseen pictures of Ronnie and Reggie Described as the most dangerous men in Britain, the Ronnie and Reggie Kray were never shy about posing for the cameras. And as these unseen images show, they revelled in their reputations right from the start. These photographs, which feature in a new book on the brothers, were drawn from the private collections of friends of the Krays. The book: The Krays From the Cradle to the Grave has been released in what would have been the twins' 80th year.
TV hunks through history Well, hello Mr Darcy: a look at TV hunks through history
Money men in films: picture special Look at 10 great films about money men and Wall Street, including Rogue Trader
15 best poetry books of all time World Poetry Day: From Shakespeare to Seamus Heaney, there's something for everyone in this list of the best poetry collections of all time
Artists take to the walls to regenerate parts of London The first ever Paint Your London sees a group of artists cover walls across the area with 20 creative and colourful murals
Game of Thrones' Kit Harington says he plays Jon Snow's dead body in new season Actor has been photographed on set for season six of the fantasy drama but insists he was playing a corpse
Video games and superheroes turn boys onto ballet The Royal Academy of Dance appears to have cracked the age-old problem of persuading boys to take up ballet lessons - using video game characters and superheroes as role models
Bruce Willis: his life and career in pictures As Bruce Willis celebrates his 61st birthday, here are some of his most memorable moments
Abandoned pharmaceutical factory used as 'canvas' by street artists Abandoned pharmaceutical factory used as 'canvas' by street artists
New Rolling Stones song unearthed after spending 50 years in a man's loft A previously unknown song by the Rolling Stones has been discovered after languishing in a loft for nearly half a century
25 great closing lines in films Martin Chilton looks at some great final lines to movies

New York Times

Adventures in Comics and the Real World America Chavez, a gay, Latina Marvel superhero written by a gay Latina writer, joins a growing list of diverse comic characters.
Nonfiction: It’s Not Just Unfair: Inequality Is a Threat to Our Governance In “The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution” Ganesh Sitaraman examines inequality not only as an economic problem but also as a threat to American democracy.
Otherworldly: The Best of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy, From an Intergalactic Love Story to New York City Under Water A graphic novel, a story collection, an apocalyptic novella and New York City under water: N.K. Jemisin reviews the latest in science fiction and fantasy.
By the Book: Fran Lebowitz: By the Book The humorist and social commentator says her ideal literary dinner party is one that nobody is invited to: “My idea of a great literary dinner party is Fran, eating alone, reading a book.”
Books of The Times: From Camille Paglia, ‘Free Women, Free Men’ and No Sacred Cows This essay collection finds a firebrand author railing against modern feminism and groupthink at American universities.
Q. & A.: Sarah Dunn on the Anatomy of an Open Marriage In “The Arrangement,” a couple devise a “six-month-long adultery program.”
Nonfiction: On the Trail With a Biographer Bringing Lost Lives to Light “This Long Pursuit” puts us on the ground with the master biographer Richard Holmes and the elusive lives he inhabits.
Fiction: Domenico Starnone’s New Novel Is Also a Piece in the Elena Ferrante Puzzle Domenico Starnone’s novel is a sort of sequel to Elena Ferrante’s ‘Days of Abandonment.’
Ariel Levy Has Written a Thoroughly Modern Memoir In “The Rules Do Not Apply,” a writer for The New Yorker interrogates the hoary conceit of “having it all” after a harrowing miscarriage and divorce.
The Book Review Podcast: ‘Ties’ to Ferrante? Domenico Starnone and Jhumpa Lahiri talk about “Ties,” and Mary Otto discusses “Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.”
The Great American Novelist Who Spied for the Soviets In a new Hemingway biography, “Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy,” the historian Nicholas Reynolds details his subject’s work for a precursor to the K.G.B.
Open Book: The Head Honcho’s Head Honcho “The Gatekeepers” is a look at how chiefs of staff have advised, cautioned and encouraged presidents.

New York Times Sunday book review

Nonfiction: It’s Not Just Unfair: Inequality Is a Threat to Our Governance In “The Crisis of the Middle-Class Constitution” Ganesh Sitaraman examines inequality not only as an economic problem but also as a threat to American democracy.
Otherworldly: The Best of New Sci-Fi and Fantasy, From an Intergalactic Love Story to New York City Under Water A graphic novel, a story collection, an apocalyptic novella and New York City under water: N.K. Jemisin reviews the latest in science fiction and fantasy.
By the Book: Fran Lebowitz: By the Book The humorist and social commentator says her ideal literary dinner party is one that nobody is invited to: “My idea of a great literary dinner party is Fran, eating alone, reading a book.”
Nonfiction: On the Trail With a Biographer Bringing Lost Lives to Light “This Long Pursuit” puts us on the ground with the master biographer Richard Holmes and the elusive lives he inhabits.
Fiction: Domenico Starnone’s New Novel Is Also a Piece in the Elena Ferrante Puzzle Domenico Starnone’s novel is a sort of sequel to Elena Ferrante’s ‘Days of Abandonment.’
Nonfiction: The Tooth Divide: Beauty, Class and the Story of Dentistry In “Teeth,” Mary Otto reveals how the history of dentistry is tied up with notions of beauty, privilege and class.
On Poetry: After Dylan’s Nobel, What Makes a Poet a Poet? Months later, the response to Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize remains mixed. Our poetry columnist weighs in.
Introducing Match Book, a New Literary Advice Column Nicole Lamy will connect readers with book suggestions based on their questions, their tastes, their literary needs and desires.
Crime: The Latest and Best in Crime Fiction Heroic Belgians, thoroughbred horses, 19th-century streetwalkers and Appalachian drug dealers are among the victims in Marilyn Stasio’s crime column.
Fiction: A Thriller Tracks the Aftermath of a Swedish School Shooting In Malin Persson Giolito’s novel “Quicksand,” a privileged teenager relates her role in a mass killing at a Stockholm school.
Fiction: A Czech Astronaut’s Earthly Troubles Come Along for the Ride Jaroslav Kalfar’s zany debut novel, “Spaceman of Bohemia,” features a Czech astronaut with a lot of baggage back on Earth. Hari Kunzru reviews.
The Book Review Podcast: ‘Ties’ to Ferrante? Domenico Starnone and Jhumpa Lahiri talk about “Ties,” and Mary Otto discusses “Teeth: The Story of Beauty, Inequality, and the Struggle for Oral Health in America.”
11 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Q. & A.: Sarah Dunn on the Anatomy of an Open Marriage In “The Arrangement,” a couple devise a “six-month-long adultery program.”
The Great American Novelist Who Spied for the Soviets In a new Hemingway biography, “Writer, Sailor, Soldier, Spy,” the historian Nicholas Reynolds details his subject’s work for a precursor to the K.G.B.
Open Book: The Head Honcho’s Head Honcho “The Gatekeepers” is a look at how chiefs of staff have advised, cautioned and encouraged presidents.
Fiction: Dan Chaon’s Latest Takes on Satanism, Suspicious Deaths and a Faltering Family Dan Chaon’s haunting, strikingly original new novel, “Ill Will,” is a foray into recovered memories and serial killing.
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