Postscript

<br />Drool worthy: Would you fancy Jimmy Choo if the West didn’t?<br />

The ape syndrome

1 min read . 12 Mar 2010
<br />Rebel: Leopold von Sacher-Masoch. AFP<br />

The erotica revival

2 min read . 12 Feb 2010
<br />Fast read: The Kindle has been endorsed by Toni Morrison. Ramin Talaie / Bloomberg<br />

Do you miss the paper?

3 min read . 08 Jan 2010
<br /> Seriously unworthy: Paulo Coelho’s (left - Charles Platiau / Reuters) The Zahir and Ian McEwan’s Saturday also had some eye-roll-worthy lines this decade. Eamon McCabe  <br />

The decade&#8217;s 10 silliest books

4 min read . 01 Jan 2010
<br />Poster boy: Obama’s first book is called ‘The Audacity of Hope’. Alex Brandon / AP<br />

The positivity myth

2 min read . 04 Dec 2009
<br /> The fallen: Polanski and his wife arrive for a screening in Paris. AFP <br />

Man minus his art

2 min read . 23 Oct 2009
<br />Pet theory: Paris and her chihuahua. Getty Images<br />

The canine mysteries

2 min read . 22 Oct 2009
<br />Icon: He was the ‘last great liberal’. Stephan Savoia / AP<br />

Fawning over Ted

2 min read . 19 Sep 2009
<br />5th Avenue: No longer for hedge fund wives. Diane Bondareff / Bloomberg<br />
 The other: Dickens’ wife believed he had a taste for women in blue.   (Dickens’ wife believed he had a taste for women in blue.)

What a wife thinks

3 min read . 21 Aug 2009
<br />Encore: Seth’s (left) A Suitable Girl will release in 2013. Tekee Tanwar / AFP <br />

The same old story

2 min read . 31 Jul 2009
<br />Girl power: Sex and the City redefined characters in the chick-lit genre<br />

The new power puff girl

3 min read . 10 Jul 2009
<br /> The bad sex award: Márquez was a nominee. Foto Pool / Clasos.com <br />

Sex writing can be sublime in poetry

2 min read . 03 Jul 2009
<br />Juno: An American take on pregnancy.<br />
<br />Cause célèbre: He’s never obsolete. Andrew Harrer / Bloomberg <br />

Why is Rushdie so important?

2 min read . 06 Jun 2009
<br />Following up: (left – Rick Rycroft/AP) Arundhati Roy recently said she has begun working on her second novel; and Joseph Heller could never recreate the magic of his debut Catch-22. AFP<br />

There&#8217;s rarely a second chance

2 min read . 22 May 2009
<br />Mum’s the word: Celebrate Mother’s Day with good mommy lit<br />

The false promises of mommy lit

3 min read . 08 May 2009