Prince Philip was helping write book in his final days about his sister’s German hunting lodge home

Right up to the end of his life, the Duke of Edinburgh was working on a book about his family’s ancestral home in Germany – a mark of enduring devotion to his European relatives Right up to the end of his life, the Duke of Edinburgh was working on a book about his family’s ancestral … Read more

Ryan Giggs’ brother Rhodri to write a book about his sibling’s eight-year affair with his ex-wife

Rhodri Giggs has revealed he is writing a book about his brother Ryan’s eight-year affair with his then-wife Natasha.  Rhodri, 44, has hinted he won’t hold back in his tell-all book deal, and is ‘going all guns blazing’ a decade after the 47-year-old Manchester United legend’s betrayal was made public. Rhodri – who remains estranged … Read more

WHAT BOOK would singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn take to a desert island?

WHAT BOOK would singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn take to a desert island? Singer-songwriter Tracey Thorn is currently reading Luster by Raven Leilani She would have taken War And Peace to a desert island before Covid lockdown After only reading 10% of it in lockdown, she would take Elizabeth Taylor’s works  And C S Lewis’ The Lion, The … Read more

Star of Dogs Behaving (Very) Badly reveals his career in new book

ANIMALS All Dogs Great And Small By Graeme Hall (Ebury £16.99, 288 pp) A dog is for life, not just for lockdown, is the new catchphrase of an elderly man with an old spaniel I often meet in the fields behind my house. He usually gives my little black Staffie a treat, while venting his … Read more

Breezy new book reveals how to read nature’s own weather forecast

WEATHER   The Secret World Of Weather By Tristan Gooley (Sceptre £20, 384 pp) Here is the local weather forecast, presented by Mother Nature: sheep are huddling together, spiders are spinning smaller webs, the scarlet pimpernel flower is beginning to close its petals and aircraft vapour trails are spreading out across the sky. After studying The … Read more

Golden Treasure of the Entente Cordiale: Puzzle book offers readers treasure hunt to £650k casket

Buried gold, crystal keys and a book that leads you to the spot where it’s buried. It might sound like the plot of a Hollywood adventure film, but this is a real life quest that’s poised to capture the imaginations of would-be treasure hunters everywhere.  The Golden Treasure of the Entente Cordiale, released today in … Read more

Puzzle book released today in the UK offers readers treasure hunt to €750,000 golden casket

Buried gold, crystal keys and a book that leads you to the spot where it’s buried. It might sound like the plot of a Hollywood adventure film, but this is a real life quest that’s poised to capture the imaginations of would-be treasure hunters everywhere.  The Golden Treasure of the Entente Cordiale, released today in … Read more

New book unveils the stories behind everyday symbols

A fascinating new book has revealed how punctuation and symbols have developed over thousands of years.   Claire Cock-Starkey’s new non-fiction Hyphens & Hashtags explores how punctuation such as full-stops, commas and exclamation marks have come to be part of our day-to-day writings. While the question mark is believed to come from Ancient Egypt, where they … Read more

Rihanna proves she is fur real with massive hat and $15K vintage Gucci jeans at book store in LA

She has put together multiple Savage X Fenty shows and even once strutted her stuff on the catwalk of the Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show. So it comes as no wonder Rihanna can even turn a simple walk to the bookstore into a runway. The 33-year-old singer and mogul looked fashionable in vintage couture as she … Read more