James Bond, Sherlock Holmes and Harry Potter top British poll of favourite book characters | Books | Entertainment

It was World Book Day earlier this week and to celebrate, Showcase Cinemas polled 2000 Brits to discover the nation’s favourite book characters. As you’d expect some big names made the Top 10, with everyone included having been adapted for the big screen at one time or another. Here’s the full list which Ian Fleming’s James Bond managed More...

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By dailyreport On Thursday, February 25th, 2021

Game of Thrones Winds of Winter 2021 release date looks impossible after new announcements | Books | Entertainment

This news comes after the author admitted last month that he still has many “hundreds of pages” still to complete on The Winds of Winter. At the start of February, Martin told his followers that More...

By dailyreport On Sunday, February 21st, 2021

Cary Grant: The ultimate suave Englishman in Hollywood | Books | Entertainment

Well, that's the public image of Archie Leach but how much is true? How much is Hollywood fiction? In his new biography, film historian Mark Glancy takes a new look at Cary Grant and brings us closer to the More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, February 20th, 2021

Vauxhall pleasure gardens: Exotic secrets of the seductive fields | Books | Entertainment

Bridgerton: Netflix announce second season of hit show No wonder this 12-acre south London site has played a starring role in a host of books, films and television dramas, from Vanity Fair to Bridgerton. More...

By dailyreport On Friday, February 19th, 2021

How children’s author Liz Pichon doodled her way to the top of the bestseller list | Books | Entertainment

Top 10 Facts About Children's Books Her name is Liz Pichon and she is a 57-year-old children’s author and illustrator, but in her head she is 10-year-old schoolboy Tom Gates – star of a hugely popular More...

By dailyreport On Thursday, February 18th, 2021

Winds of Winter release date: Will Winds of Winter come out in 2021? | Books | Entertainment

The Winds of Winter is the sixth book in the A Song of Ice and Fire series, following 2011’s Dance with Dragons. More than 90 millions copies of the books in the series have been sold, and the next instalment More...

By dailyreport On Wednesday, February 17th, 2021

The 2000-year art of naming dogs from ancient Greece to modern royalty | Books | Entertainment

TikTok user's blind dog gets adorably excited by the snow Are we running out of imagination? Or are we finally admitting what we’ve known for a while – that dogs are just as important a part of our family More...

By dailyreport On Monday, February 15th, 2021

Lisa Jewell books: Invisible Girl author on why latest thriller is lockdown publishing hit | Books | Entertainment

Rupert Everett, Adele Parks, Lisa Jewell, Michael Rosen, Steve Backshall talk about their favourite childhood books “The Family Upstairs is essentially about a locked down house, where children are taught More...

By dailyreport On Sunday, February 7th, 2021

Winds of Winter release date 2021: George RR Martin shares great progress in latest update | Books | Entertainment

After 10 years, George RR Martin is finally getting close to finishing the penultimate book in A Song of Ice and Fire. Game of Thrones novel The Winds of Winter is set to be a very big book according to the More...

By dailyreport On Saturday, February 6th, 2021

Bridgerton books Simon and Daphne: The Duke of Hastings’ worst fear will happen | Books | Entertainment

The original book, The Duke and I, actually has an epilogue that jumps forward a few years and makes a major revelation. There is also a second epilogue which was originally released with an audiobook version More...


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