"Kristine changed her son’s life. Perhaps she changed his brain – or at least allowed it to evolve in the way it was meant to"
"This production revels in the story's potential for slapstick and wit – while providing glorious sets and a fabulous chorus"
Abercrombie and Fitch clothes donated to the homeless as Greg Karber attempts to rebrand "a terrible company"
"The hero is Nino, a Renaissance Jamie Oliver whose gift - a brilliant sense of taste - is also a curse"
Author Neil Gaiman discusses making the Cybermen scary again for this weekend's Doctor Who episode
Street papers around the globe reproduce Big Issue features on Dustin Hoffman, Jamie Oliver and more
A Big Issue magazine cover is up against Beckham and others for Cover of the Year
"The new iPad version of Goldilocks and The Three Bears is fun, does a lot more than any Kindle book could, and is ideal for pre-schoolers"
A new campaign by Big Issue sellers and M&C Saatchi drives home the message that vendors are working, not begging
"Life After Life by Kate Atkinson is one of the most moving, humane novels I've ever read"
The effects of alcohol are not pretty - as shown by the Drinking Mirror, a very successful app promoting a healthier lifestyle
"Orkney by Amy Sackville shows that you can fall in love with someone without having a clue who they really are"
"Mo Yan's Pow! is a a strange, dirty, picaresque novel - part social commentary, part satire, and a lot of stuff about meat and sex"
"Doppler’s decision to live in a forest really isn’t so crazy - in fact, it's extraordinary that more men don’t follow his lead"
Booker Prize winner Thomas Keneally was inspired by the diaries of WW1 nurses for his latest novel - and how feminism was at war...
"CJ Sansom takes history by the neck and sends it flying - a thought-provoking page-turner"
AM Homes' new book May We Be Forgiven brutally exposes the face of contemporary American culture
Thomas Quinn reviews Is it Just Me? by Miranda Hart, plus celebrity memoirs by Tulisa and Bruno Tonioli
Big Issue readers will now be able to read content on their iPads and iPhones
In a real-life David and Goliath battle, will one B&B owner's fight against TripAdvisor prove to be a landmark internet legal case?
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