Patricia Cornwell

Can Male And Female Writing Be Told Apart?

I was reading a piece in the Independent, and halfway through it I stopped and mentally checked what I was reading with this thought; ‘Oh, it’s a woman writing – a man would never think that.’ Can male and female authors be told apart just by their writing? A Noel-Levitz study examined a massive 97,000 […]

Holiday Reading

Hotel bookshelves are very revealing. It seems European tastes are all the same when it comes to holiday reading; Karin Slaughter, Patricia Cornwell, the ubiquitous Stieg and various local equivalents – seems we don’t stray too far from safety by the side of the pool. American hotels reveal a slightly different story, with self-help and […]