A dead rabbit

Jeanette Winterson is not the only artist to have enjoyed killing animals

It seems as if the author Jeanette Winterson might have a bit of a pest control problem. ‘Rabbit ate my…

Charlie Croker has a new book out. Image: Getty.

To take or not to take a pseudonym

Literary pseudonyms have been on my mind lately, for a couple of reasons. The first is Salman Rushdie’s revelation that…

Enid Blyton had a 6,000-a-day habit. Image: Getty

How many words are there in a day?

‘Write your own name a hundred times,’ T.H. White once commented, ‘and you will be bored; seven hundred times and…