Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl Anne Frank: 10 beautiful quotes from The Diary of a Young Girl

To mark Holocaust Memorial Day 2015 we have collected 10 of the most powerful quotes from Anne Frank’s legendary The Diary of a Young GirlPlease share your favourite Anne Frank quotes by emailing childrens.books@theguardian.com or on Twitter and we’ll add them to this blog The theme for is “keep the memory alive”, and today we want to remember Annelies Marie Frank, better known as Anne...

yesterday, 9:45
Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years Roald Dahl letter warning student to 'eschew beastly adjectives' rediscovered after 35 years

may be best known for writing children’s stories, but when it came to adults he didn’t mince his words.

yesterday, 11:07
Patrick Cockburn: ‘An effective terrorist attack requires the complicity of governments’

The prizewinning reporter talks about his famous father, writing with his son and his new book about Islamic stateThe morning I meet foreign correspondent Patrick Cockburn is, appropriately enough, one that will reverberate in world politics for some time to come. As I step off the train in Canterbury, news has just broken of murders at the offices of Charlie Hebdo. Such is the seriousness of the...

January 24, 2015, 10:00
50 best cult books 50 best cult books

JD Salinger, who died on January 27, 2010, and Thomas Pynchon are among the authors chosen by our critics

yesterday, 9:39
Child 44 trailer: Tom Hardy's Russian mystery Child 44 trailer: Tom Hardy's Russian mystery

Tom Hardy and Noomi Rapace star in this Ridley Scott-produced adaptation

yesterday, 18:14
15 signs to prove you're a book addict

Ever worried you might be generally addicted to books? If you have any of these 15 warning signs, you’re definitely a bookaholic too! But don’t worry about kicking the habit. Books are awesomeI’ve always been a total book addict. I’m addicted to the emotions, excitement, touch, feel and smell of books. If I could live on books and nothing else, I’d do it in a heartbeat. So yes: I’m a...

January 24, 2015, 10:00
Books of The Times: ‘Guantánamo Diary’ by Mohamedou Ould Slahi

Mohamedou Ould Slahi’s memoir, “Guantánamo Diary,” was published after a seven-year legal battle and with heavy redactions from military censors.

January 25, 2015, 21:03
‘Inequality has become a challenge to us as moral beings’

A lack of basic fairness in our economic system is driving inequality to levels that threaten democracy, capitalism and civil society, argues Will Hutton in an extract from his new book

January 25, 2015, 9:00
Marya E Gates: 'Male directors tend to miss how intimate women are with each other' Marya E Gates: 'Male directors tend to miss how intimate women are with each other'

In our interview series with women who write on the web and shape its discussions, we speak to film critic Marya E Gates, who recently began a project called A Year with Women

yesterday, 19:49
Guantánamo Diary: Riz Ahmed reads an extract – podcast

Our series of readings from Mohamedou Ould Slahi's account of his internment in Cuba continues as he recalls the relentless American interrogations

January 24, 2015, 14:00