Who wrote the Meghan and Harry book Finding Freedom and what’s it about?

Do Harry and Meghan know the authors? The authors met Harry and Meghan in the past, but have repeatedly said the pair did not contribute to the book.

Mary Trump Book Review: In The Chaos Of Donald Trump’s Presidency, Will His Niece’s Tell-All Matter?

Instead of Fred Jr., it was Donald who slid into the role of heir apparent. Lacking the skills of his older brother, Donald nevertheless had the brashness, self-promotion and even shamelessness favored by Fred Sr., in many ways reflecting his own character, Mary writes. She goes to great lengths to try to dispel the myth […]

Defending world snooker champion Judd Trump beaten by Kyren Wilson

Selby endured a crisis of confidence in the wake of his third world title win in 2017, losing his world No 1 ranking as he won only two tournaments in the following two years and crashed out in the early stages in Sheffield. But the 37-year-old, who was forced to battle through the first two […]

Meghan Markle has guided Harry on ‘public journey to wokeness’, says new book author

The book co-author continued: “We talk about some of the more obvious examples in some of the media coverage. But I think the things that have flown under the radar are some of the sort of othering of Meghan that we’ve seen. We’ve sort of seen it repeatedly that she’s not one of us. And […]

How the Mafia Classic ‘Goodfellas’ Directly Inspired Our Trump Book, ‘Sinking in the Swamp’

Our position then and now is simple. One of the few acceptable ways to accurately tell the story of Trump and his presidency is to tell it through the eyes, ears, and motives of the belligerent hangers-on, the raving lunatics, the corruption junkies, and the loyal MAGA foot-soldiers whose brains are forever hardwired to the […]

Seamus Heaney’s words heal wounds reopened on Ireland’s border

Heaney, who died aged 74 in 2013, was from a Catholic and nationalist background, an identity manifest in his famous line: “Be advised my passport’s green. No glass of ours was ever raised to toast the Queen”. But poems like Death of a Naturalist, Digging and Mid-Term Break tapped into a humanity which cut across […]

Why movie theaters are in trouble after DOJ nixes 70-year-old case

On Friday, a federal judge agreed to the Department of Justice’s petition to vacate the Paramount Consent Decrees, a landmark 1948 ruling that forbade vertical integration in the film sector and ended the Hollywood studio system. In isolation, the decision could raise some concerns. In a world where theaters are decimated thanks to a pandemic […]

Can You Hack the

Holznagel lists attributes that he claims, with the hearty asterisk that he does not have a medical background, slow re- action time down. Most of these, alas, cannot be helped: being under twenty, over fifty, drunk, an introvert, or right-handed. Female, too, makes the list, and Holznagel is apologetic as he says so: The studies […]

Book excerpt: ‘The Organ Thieves’ (Simon and Schuster, 2020)

It had been almost ten years since Wilder graduated from Howard University School of Law in Washington, DC, but he still practiced law in the long, lingering shadow of the Jim Crow South. The courtrooms, jailhouses, and white-controlled bar association were all woefully behind the times and observed strict segregation. A black Virginian had no […]

Who do you get to finish George A Romero’s zombie novel? A lifelong fan

“It was so much fun. I was like a kid in a candy store. I could take take up where Romero had left off, which is writing stories that weren’t about the zombies at all,” he says. “Romero was never particularly interested in the zombies. He made that very clear. He was interested in the […]