If you fancy an idea of the fitness knowledge Wicks backs his recipes with, then this casual holiday workout might give you an idea (we're trying to ignore the sun and the sand, and the greenery. Perfect for a relaxing read...).
The 10-part drama, currently attracting eye-watering viewing figures in the US, is heading to BBC programming schedules on Monday 15th February. As a result, February 18th and March the 3rd will see the respective releases of The People Versus OJ Simpson digital and print editions.
This is why - and because it's Brian Blessed - we have to tell you about a competition celebrating the launch of Blessed's memoir, Absolute Pandemonium. Being run at www.absolutepandemonium.com, the competition offers the chance to win one of five sets of prizes. Each set of prizes will include:
Many things indirectly inspire young minds, but the newly launched Letters to a Young Generation 2 takes a direct approach. Specifically in appealing to an audience of young, black, females to inspire and encourage them in life, leading and entrepreneurship.
Not here we're afraid, we're not quite there yet. But Ms Wax will be at an event to talk about her new title A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled. She'll be in-house at Blackwell's Bookshop Oxford on Wednesday, 13th January, and the talk is completely free.
As part of Diverse December, book lovers are tweeting recommendations of works by BAME (black, Asian and minority ethnic) authors. Yesteray evening, reader Karen O tweeted a recommendation for Huma Qureshi's collection of short stories, In Spite of Oceans.
If there's a book industry debate going on about diversity, it's clear there's a healthy appetite for new views and broader horizons. Nothing could make that clearer than funding for editor Nikesh Shukla's The Good Immigrantanthology soaring from 31% to 63% (now 67%!) in just one hour!