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The steamy novel that irked Scarlett

An author's "declaration of love" for Scarlett Johansson got him sued, but is about to be published in the UK.

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Elton fights for books on homosexuality

Sir Elton John has blasted the mayor of Venice for banning books about homosexuality from primary schools.

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Love for romance novels will never die

The huge success of books like 'Fifty Shades' has spawned a crop of new SA authors…in the romance genre.

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No changes to Cosby biography
July 23 2015 at 15:29

“Cosby” has sold poorly in recent months but publishers wont give in to pressure to make changes.

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Charlize's new film about family murder
July 23 2015 at 14:39

Film adaptation of best-selling book stars Charlize Theron as a woman revisiting a brutal family murder.

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Female noir book a surprise hit
July 16 2015 at 14:18

Anyone who has read it will tell you it is unputdownable. It’s been compared to Gone Girl, and horror author Stephen King said it “kept me up most of the night”.

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Kathrada’s triumph over Robben Island
July 12 2015 at 08:29

Struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada made yet another journey to the island during the launch of his book, Triumph of the Human Spirit.

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Harper Lee book not just literary event
July 8 2015 at 15:09

Go Set a Watchman, the publishing event of the decade, is to be celebrated with a midnight launch party.

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Katie Price reveals more scandal
July 8 2015 at 12:05

The 37-year-old former glamour model claims her new autobiography will be very controversial

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EL James hops from erotica to romance
June 30 2015 at 15:29

E.L. James says she has written a new romance novel and is halfway through another.

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Tweet torture for Fifty Shades author
June 30 2015 at 13:13

#AskELJames was trending at number two globally as "haters" attacked the author of Grey and Fifty Shades.

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What’s this sexologist reading?
June 26 2015 at 15:27

Marlene Wasserman, who's released her book Cyber Infidelity: The New Seduction, shares her reading list.

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Spinoff outperforms 50 Shades and more
June 24 2015 at 09:42

Record-breaking erotic novel Grey beats Dan Brown in Britain and fans around the world keep sales going.

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