From Ellie Goulding on Fear Itself to James Acaster’s Perfect Sounds: This week’s top podcasts

From Ellie Goulding on Fear Itself to Frank Skinner’s Poetry Podcast, The Week In Art & James Acaster’s Perfect Sounds, this week’s top podcasts By Leaf Arbuthnot Published: 22:02 BST, 16 May 2020 | Updated: 22:02 BST, 16 May 2020 Fear Itself Actress Cressida Bonas is still best known for having gone out with Prince … Read more

DEBORAH ROSS: RIP Dad… now I can see why the hospital sent you home

Hospital Special: Fighting Covid-19 Rating: On the afternoon of March 28, a Saturday, my father was taken by ambulance to the Royal Free Hospital in North London suffering from severe breathlessness and chest pains. No one was allowed to go with him. He was discharged at 3am on the Sunday morning, and then died later … Read more

WHAT BOOK would author Adele Parks take to a desert island? 

WHAT BOOK would author Adele Parks take to a desert island? Adele Parks is currently reading The Governess by Wendy Holden British author would take Hilary Mantel’s Wolf Hall trilogy to a desert island She said Enid Blyton’s The Magic Faraway Tree sparked her interest in reading By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 22:01 BST, 14 May 2020 … Read more

Lusty letters and the love of a good mollocking

HISTORY LOVE IN THE BLITZ    by Eileen Alexander (William Collins £20, 496 pp) At a Berkshire crossroads on June 29, 1939, a young Cambridge postgraduate, Gershon Ellenbogen, crashed his car into a passing vehicle, hurling his passenger, Eileen Alexander, who had just gained a first from Girton, out onto the tarmac. She broke her nose … Read more

DEBUTS  | Daily Mail Online

DEBUTS By Fanny Blake for the Daily Mail Published: 22:03 BST, 14 May 2020 | Updated: 22:03 BST, 14 May 2020 CATHERINE HOUSE by Elisabeth Thomas (Tinder Press £18.99, 320 pp) CATHERINE HOUSE by Elisabeth Thomas (Tinder Press £18.99, 320 pp) To Ines, Catherine House provides a longed-for respite from her traumatic life. The elite, … Read more

SHORT STORIES  | Daily Mail Online

SHORT STORIES By Eithne Farry For The Daily Mail Published: 22:03 BST, 14 May 2020 | Updated: 22:03 BST, 14 May 2020 SORRY FOR YOUR TROUBLE by Richard Ford (Bloomsbury £16.99, 272 pp) SORRY FOR YOUR TROUBLE  by Richard Ford (Bloomsbury £16.99, 272 pp) The moneyed, melancholy, middle-aged men in Richard Ford’s latest collection of … Read more

What to sip during your lockdown quiz

Unsure what to sip during your lockdown quiz? Our wine expert gives his tips from Pilsner beers to simple cocktails and fizz, whites and rosés By Olly Smith Event for The Mail on Sunday Published: 11:39 BST, 11 May 2020 | Updated: 11:39 BST, 11 May 2020 My wife is wearing an orange wig, beaming … Read more