Former tennis star Jimmy Connors has used his new autobiography to take some nasty jabs at ex girlfriend Chris Evert.
What if I had married someone else? What if I had chosen a different career?
Knowledge is not power here; John le Carre believes the truth, difficult and dangerous on its own, can also kill you.
Even in death, Janet Frame continues to make dark jokes. In the Memorial Room came out of Frame's experiences as a Katherine Mansfield Fellow in the 1970s.
Early on the morning of July 10, 1923, the serenity of London's Savoy Hotel was disturbed by three pistol shots.
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Critics lash the latest Robert Langdon adventure - but shamefully admit it's still a rollicking good read.
We're not saying that all mothers like to cook. But if yours does, treat her to one of these books.
Danielle Steel and Barbara Taylor Bradford have topped bestseller lists for the past three decades and continue to do so.
Deborah Moggach, author of The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel, creates a wonderful main character in Buffy, who inherits a rundown B&B in Wales.
The first time a story about explosive baby poop showed up in my Facebook news feed, I was alarmed.
Lyn Webster now spends only $35 a week on household shopping, she tells us how.
We have five copies of the book What to Expect the Second Year by Heidi Murkoff to giveaway.
It's not an easy read but The Kitchen House does important work.
It's time for round two of the Essential Mums book club. We'll have five copies of the chosen book to giveaway.
This crime novel is the story of two sisters - one is behind bars, the other is missing presumed dead.
We take a look at some of the latest books to hit the shelves: One Good Friend Deserves Another by Lisa Verge Higging; the Double Game by Dan Fesperman; and Back from the Dead by Peter Leonard.
Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg shares her thoughts on what holds women back in the workforce.
Can reading transform lives, help with psychological and emotional problems such as stress, anxiety, grief and depression? Experts thing it can.
Diarist who listened to sad rock in her PJs and struggled daily with calories and cigs back for a third adventure.
One of life's great pleasures is to curl up with a good bad book. You're going to be utterly absorbed, moved and delighted, but you won't have to think very much
We know time is precious for busy mums. If you are on holiday and are looking for a good read or if you are planning your next book buy for the New Year, Susan Wyndham has some suggestions.
The people have spoken. The first book to be featured in Essential Mums' bookclub will be Sisters of Mercy by Caroline Overington.
Do you fondly remember the days when you curled up with a good book? As much as we love Hairy Maclary, we want to help you reclaim some 'me time', in the form of an Essential Mums book club.
If you like the idea of unwinding with a book this holiday season, then enter our draw to win a copy of I Don't Know How She Does It, the best-selling novel by Allison Pearson.
2012 is the year of the rock biography and everybody's doing it.
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