Richard Osman

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John le Carré, Daisy May Cooper and Paul McCartney expected to boost book sales at Christmas
The annual event known as ‘Super Thursday’, when most of the hardbacks aimed at the Christmas market are published, promises big names and a boon for the industry

Alison Flood

08, Oct, 2021 @12:00 PM

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Richard Osman’s second book is one of the fastest-selling novels since records began
The Pointless presenter’s second crime novel, The Man Who Died Twice, has sold 114,202 copies in its first week on sale

Alison Flood

21, Sep, 2021 @2:37 PM

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In brief: The Man Who Died Twice; Aesop’s Animals; Breathtaking – reviews
Richard Osman’s second novel doesn’t disappoint. Plus, the science behind Aesop’s fables and on the Covid frontline with Dr Rachel Clarke

Hannah Beckerman

12, Sep, 2021 @3:00 PM

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The Man Who Died Twice By Richard Osman review – relax and enjoy
The Thursday Murder Club foursome return in a comic crime sequel alert to the realities of old age

Lynne Truss

08, Sep, 2021 @8:00 AM

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The week in audio: The Birthday Cake Game; A Wish for Afghanistan; Finding Q; Dr Death: Miracle Man
Richard Osman returns with an underbaked Radio 4 show, while Lyse Doucet interviews key players in Afghanistan

Miranda Sawyer

04, Sep, 2021 @4:00 PM

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Richard Osman: ‘No one’s born a crime writer. I write crime because I read it’
The Pointless presenter’s debut crime caper sold millions, with movie rights snapped up by Steven Spielberg. Richard Osman talks to Alex Clark about growing up poor, meeting his estranged father and why he wrote his first book in secret

Alex Clark

04, Sep, 2021 @9:00 AM

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On my radar: Richard Osman’s cultural highlights
The gameshow maestro and bestselling novelist on AJ Tracey’s rhymes, the newfound joys of Radio 3, and longing for the return of live comedy

Alice Fisher

15, May, 2021 @2:00 PM

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This month’s best paperbacks: Richard Osman, International Booker nominees and more
Here are some outstanding new paperbacks for May, including Osman’s bestselling crime caper, Adam Buxton’s memoir and a fascinating study of eels

07, May, 2021 @12:29 PM

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Richard Osman becomes first debut author to land Christmas No 1
The Thursday Murder Club sees off titles by Barack Obama and David Walliams in chaotic week for Britain’s book trade

Alison Flood

22, Dec, 2020 @3:00 PM

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Daytime dream: The Chase is the undisputed king of quizshows
How Bradley Walsh led the ITV quizshow to the top of the daytime viewing charts, with a bit of banter and a lot of laughter

Ammar Kalia

25, Nov, 2020 @10:00 AM

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Culture to cheer you up during the second lockdown: part one
As parts of the UK enters another month – at least – of being stuck indoors, our critics pick out top music, games, books, TV, dance and art fixes to lift your spirits

Alexis Petridis, Keza MacDonald, Alison Flood, Lucy Mangan, Lyndsey Winship, Jonathan Jones

05, Nov, 2020 @10:51 AM

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The Thursday Murder Club by Richard Osman review – cosy crime caper
In the Pointless creator’s bestselling debut, amateur sleuths in an upmarket retirement village investigate a murder a bit too close to home

Alfred Hickling

03, Oct, 2020 @8:00 AM

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