Daniel McNally and Rory Gallagher in Ballyshannon

We all learned in school about the Danzig Corridor and its role as one of the catalysts of the second World. Less well publicised, then and still, was(...)

Caitlin Moran: “The one thing you can do as a working-class girl is write. You don’t need anyone on your side. You don’t need anything.”

It’s 4 o’clock and spitting rain in Crouch End in London. Caitlin Moran’s eyebrows raise themselves over her computer monitor through the window of he(...)

Paul Gamble: new book features time travel in which ‘time flies when you’re having fun’ is a  scientific principle

“Secrets in a family can make you feel a bit like there’s someone inside your head in a big rage, throwing heavy things around.” Sarah Moore Fitzgeral(...)

Waiting outside the station in London’s leafy Highbury to meet Rhianna Pratchett, I get a text: “I’m wearing a black T-shirt with Lara Croft’s climbin(...)

Terry Pratchett, who has died aged 66, was one of the most popular British authors of all time. In the modern age, only the career of JK Rowling, crea(...)

Terry Pratchett: continued to write and completed his last book, a new Discworld novel, last summer before succumbing to the final stages of Alzheimer’s disease. Photograph:  Rob Wilkins/PA Wire

Terry Pratchett, author of the Discworld comic fantasy series of novels, died on Thursday aged 66.Pratchett’s publisher, Transworld, announced the n(...)

Writer Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66. Photograph: EPA

Writer Sir Terry Pratchett has died at the age of 66, his publishers said.Larry Finlay, managing director at Transworld Publishers, said he was “deepl(...)

David Butler’s latest novel City of Dis is published by New Island.

David Butler is the author of three novels: The Last European (Wynkin de Worde 2005); The Judas Kiss (New Island 2012); City of Dis (New Island 2014);(...)

A few years ago celebrated fantasy writer Terry Pratchett declared BBC’s Doctor Who was ludicrously unrealistic and not real science fiction. Although(...)

Looking east: Maggie Gyllenhaal in The Honourable Woman, a new thriller series on BBC One

Fans of writer-director Hugo Blick’s last BBC conspiracy thriller, The Shadow Line, from 2011, know not to expect plot, characters, even exact locatio(...)

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