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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

Books of The Times: ‘The Far Away Brothers’ Breathes Vivid Life Into Immigration Issues Lauren Markham’s impeccably timed and intimately reported book follows twin teenage brothers on their journey from El Salvador to California.
Books of The Times: On the Road With the Casualties of the Great Recession To write “Nomadland,” Jessica Bruder spent three years traveling and working alongside grandparents and others living in school buses and vans seeking seasonal work.
Nonfiction: The Education of Ellen Pao In “Reset,” the Silicon Valley executive and former venture capitalist explains how she came to question the culture of the tech industry.
Books of The Times: A Father and Son Sail Through Homer’s ‘Odyssey’ Together In “An Odyssey,” Daniel Mendelsohn recounts what happened when his 81-year-old father enrolled in one of his classes at Bard College.
Books News: Richard Robinson of Scholastic Honored for Lifetime of Work in Children’s Publishing Mr. Robinson brought Harry Potter to American readers, among many other highlights in a career also defined by efforts to increase literacy and improve education.
Nonfiction: A Wild and Exacting Food Writer Gets Her Due Patience Gray exerted an outsize influence on the culinary world, as Adam Federman’s biography “Fasting and Feasting” makes clear.
Nonfiction: Survival of the Prettiest Darwin’s theory of aesthetics may be the sexiest, most dangerous idea in evolution.
The Book Review Podcast: Notes From a Crazy Campaign Trail Jill Abramson discusses Katy Tur’s new memoir, “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.”
Newsbook: For Hispanic Heritage Month, 3 Books on Latinos in the U.S. From conquistadores to modern cultural enclaves, these books trace the centuries-long Latino experience in the United States.
Phys Ed: Tom Brady’s ‘The TB12 Method’ Is Hefty but Short on Science Should you buy this book? The answer probably depends on how you feel about science, celebrity and tomatoes.
Nonfiction: Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse According to a new autobiography, “Coming to My Senses,” it all began with a year in Paris and a taste for the food she discovered there.
Books News: Whiting Foundation Announces New Grants for Magazines The three grants for print and digital publications, designed to “ignite growth,” will total up to $120,000.

New York Times Sunday book review

Nonfiction: Alice Waters Retraces the Path That Led Her to Chez Panisse According to a new autobiography, “Coming to My Senses,” it all began with a year in Paris and a taste for the food she discovered there.
Nonfiction: A Wild and Exacting Food Writer Gets Her Due Patience Gray exerted an outsize influence on the culinary world, as Adam Federman’s biography “Fasting and Feasting” makes clear.
Nonfiction: The Education of Ellen Pao In “Reset,” the Silicon Valley executive and former venture capitalist explains how she came to question the culture of the tech industry.
Nonfiction: When Corruption and Venality Were the Lifeblood of America “The Republic for Which It Stands,” Richard White’s broad-ranging history, describes a country lashed by greed and brutality.
Nonfiction: Survival of the Prettiest Darwin’s theory of aesthetics may be the sexiest, most dangerous idea in evolution.
Fiction: In ‘Forest Dark,’ Nicole Krauss Plays With Divided Selves Two New Yorkers — an aging lawyer and a young writer — make their way, separately, to Tel Aviv.
The Book Review Podcast: Notes From a Crazy Campaign Trail Jill Abramson discusses Katy Tur’s new memoir, “Unbelievable: My Front-Row Seat to the Craziest Campaign in American History.”
Editors' Choice: 11 New Books We Recommend This Week Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
Nonfiction: A Memoir by Donald Trump’s Favorite Target “Unbelievable,” by the NBC News correspondent Katy Tur, describes what it was like to be on the front lines during the Trump presidential campaign.
The Long View: ‘What Happened’? They Lost. With Her Memoir, Hillary Clinton Joins a Haunted Club Jon Meacham on how Clinton’s chronicle of loss in 2016 compares with those of defeated candidates past.
By the Book: Sally Quinn: By the Book The author of, most recently, “Finding Magic: A Spiritual Memoir,” doesn’t like to read short story collections, “especially if they’re good, because they always leave me wanting more.”
Fiction: Broken Promises in the Promised Land Mixing genres and voices, Nathan Englander’s novel “Dinner at the Center of the Earth” offers a tragicomic take on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
Crime: Bad Neighbors, Bad Husbands and Very Bad Behavior Two new crime novels travel back to the not-so-placid 1950s, while a third visits 19th-century Appalachia. Another tries to escape in a hot-air balloon.
Newsbook: For Hispanic Heritage Month, 3 Books on Latinos in the U.S. From conquistadores to modern cultural enclaves, these books trace the centuries-long Latino experience in the United States.
Match Book: Books That Show the Heights of Human Strength, the Limits of Endurance From natural disaster to wild beasts and warfare, tragedies factual and fictional so vivid that they’ll strike terror in the heart of any reader.
Book News: A Green Light Is Given, It’s True, for a Grown-Up Cindy Lou Who A federal judge has ruled that “Who’s Holiday!” doesn’t violate the copyright of the Dr. Seuss classic, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas!”
Books News: National Book Awards Longlists Are Announced Nominees include Jennifer Egan, Lisa Ko, David Grann, Kevin Young and Alarcón.
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