Mel Gibson has been a repellent human being for so long it is getting hard to remember when he was not.
The past year has been a bumper one for the books world online.
Publicity might be the lifeblood of the book trade these days but author Cathal Morrow is going public in more ways than one with plans to float himself on the London Stock Exchange.
In light of the recent rumblings about the Costa judges only finding three biographies "enjoyable" enough for nomination, I can only assume that the panel are not fans of rock'n'roll.
Giovanni Bellini is giving me a headache.
I'm pleased for Judi Dench that she has been dubbed the "greatest actor ever" in a poll carried out by the Stage newspaper.