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Posted on 9 May 2018 | 6:04 pm
MP criticizes motto of Tehran book fair -
Tehran TimesMP criticizes motto of Tehran book fairTehran TimesShe viewed the government's restricted control over books and the high price of books as main factors causing the people's reluctance toward reading. A marked increase in the price of paper in the country has caused a massive rise in the price of ...and more »
Posted on 8 May 2018 | 7:42 am
The EU is dying – let's bid it farewell,
Express.co.ukThe EU is dying – let's bid it farewell, says FREDERICK FORSYTHExpress.co.ukFROM years of observing governments and their support arms it has become pretty plain that lawyers and civil servants have a deep personal interest in making complex all matters that are basically quite simple. By Frederick Forsyth. PUBLISHED: 13:46 ...
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 5:46 am
Putin is full of bluff but Russia is weak,
Express.co.ukPutin is full of bluff but Russia is weak, says FREDERICK FORSYTHExpress.co.ukOur counter-spooks chose well when they advised the Prime Minister whom to chuck out. Entire networks have been crippled and will not be easily or quickly reestablished. And this has not been just in the UK. We also advised foreign governments pretty ...
Posted on 27 April 2018 | 1:58 am
Book Trilogies That Never Were: Scoop, Black
Cultured VulturesBook Trilogies That Never Were: Scoop, Black Mischief, And The Dogs Of WarCultured VulturesWhich brings me neatly onto a literary trilogy that never was: Evelyn Waugh's Black Mischief and Scoop, and Frederick Forsyth's The Dogs Of War. Waugh is primarily known for inter-war comedies involving posh boys blundering through farces – and, later ...
Posted on 23 April 2018 | 11:58 pm
How Citroën saved the French President’s
The Citroen’s advanced design had thwarted OAS’s plans. Frederick Forsyth dramatized this assassination attempt in his best-selling novel and subsequent feature film, "The Day of the Jackal". De Gaulle, holding the power of clemency as President ...
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 8:26 pm
Celebrity odds and ends
Actor Tom Skerritt is 82. Jazz musician Wayne Shorter is 82. Movie director Hugh Hudson is 79. Author Frederick Forsyth is 77. Actor David Canary is 77. Movie director John Badham is 76. Filmmaker Marshall Brickman is 76. Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is 73.
Posted on 25 August 2015 | 1:06 pm
August 25, birthdays for Gene Simmons, Regis
author Frederick Forsyth, who was born in 1938; former game show host Monty Hall, who was born in 1923; actor Anthony Heald, who was born in 1944; actress Blake Lively, who was born in 1987; television personality Regis Philbin, who was born in New York ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 11:40 pm
Birmingham Mail Nostalgia - A look back at
Sean Connery, actor, 85; Frederick Forsyth, novelist, 77; Martin Amis, author, 67; Gene Simmons, rock musician (Kiss), 66; Elvis Costello (Declan MacManus), rock musician, 61; Tim Burton, film director, 57; Billy Ray Cyrus, singer, 54; Joanne Whalley ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 7:26 pm
Today's Celebrity Birthdays
Jazz musician Wayne Shorter is 82. Movie director Hugh Hudson is 79. Actor David Canary is 77. Author Frederick Forsyth is 77. Filmmaker Marshall Brickman is 76. Movie director John Badham is 76. R&B singer Walter Williams (The O'Jays) is 72. Canadian jazz ...
Posted on 24 August 2015 | 1:08 pm