Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn Part 1

Humbert, pain in the arse, pain in the brain. My abuser, my abetter. Hum-bert: the breath closed off by my shuttered lips before they pop towards… Wa(...)

‘Everybody out of the water’: swimmers run to safety in Jaws

The shark was right. With apologies to the skinny-dipper chomped in half, the shark was only being a shark and its teeth were so very sharp, her flesh(...)

The Jaws first edition also included a drawing by the author, Peter Benchley. The book’s popularity was boosted by the film (bottom right)

The auction of 20th-century first edition books, novels, poetry and drama, collected by Dr Philip Murray, was held at the Gresham Hotel in Dublin on (...)

Big Bridge, also known as the Jaws bridge, where leaping into the water at high tide is a rite of summer. Photograph: Erik Jacobs/New York Times

This summer marks 40 years since Steven Spielberg’s Jaws made Martha’s Vineyard a household name, setting off the island’s inexorable transformatio(...)