Cara Delevingne pens her first novel

Cara Delevingne is already one of the world’s most in-demand models and actresses. Now the 24-year-old can add author to her skillset – her debut novel is set to be published later this year. Mirror, Mirror is described as a “gripping coming-of-age” young adult novel exploring identity, sexuality, betrayal and friendship. Delevingne has co-written the […]

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Alt-writing: how the far right is changing US publishing

He compares feminism to cancer, called transgender people “retarded” and once labelled a BuzzFeed reporter a “thick-as-pig-shit media Jew”. So when “alt-right” figurehead Milo Yiannopoulos, who relentlessly delights in wild provocation, landed a $250,000 (£203,000) book deal with Simon & Schuster, the publisher understandably – and almost immediately – issued a statement distancing itself from […]

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Books: New and noteworthy

USA TODAY’s Jocelyn McClurg scopes out the hottest books on sale each week. 1. Carve the Mark by Veronica Roth (Katherine Tegen Books, fiction, on sale Jan. 17) What it’s about: In Roth’s dark new sci-fi adventure, teens Akos and Cyra, at first enemies, are drawn together by their mutual enmity toward Cyra’s dictator brother. […]