1. A long lost Sherlock Holmes short story has been unearthed.
2. Chuck Palahniuk has unveiled excerpts from Fight Club 2, a sequel to the bestseller.
3. Thor’s latest issue directly addresses criticisms levelled at comic-creators after Marvel introduced a female incarnation of the hammer-wielding superhero
4. ITV has commissioned two films featuring the French fictional detective Jules Maigret, created by Georges Simenon. Rowan Atkinson will play Maigret
5. Maria Semple’s 2012 novel Where’d You Go, Bernadette (Weidenfeld & Nicolson) is being adapted into a film, with Oscar-nominated Richard Linklater lined up to direct.