More than a bloody fool. Michael Ratcliffe on a "malevolent assault" on a maverick talent
By Michael Ratcliffe - 18 November 12:00

Anthony Burgess

Roger Lewis <em>Faber and Faber, 434pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0571204929

Ghost of a chance
By Hephzibah Anderson - 18 November 12:00


John Banville <em>Picador, 405pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0330483153

A restless ghost
By Stephen Howe - 11 November 12:00

Marx for Our Times: adventures and misadventures of a critique

Daniel Bensaid, translated by Grego

Winner takes all
By Michael Prowse - 11 November 12:00

Open World: the truth about globalisation

Philippe Legrain <em>Abacus, 367pp, £12.99</em>


Bee Wilson reads the Three Musketeers for chocolate
By Bee Wilson - 11 November 12:00

You've heard of <em>The Three Musketeers.</em> But what of the six pages on cocoa? Asks Bee Wilson

Novel of the week
By James Hopkin - 11 November 12:00

July, July

Tim O'Brien <em>Flamingo, 339pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 0007153147

Rather turnips than nothing
By Roy Hattersley - 11 November 12:00

Commentary - Why shouldn't an atheist write seriously about religion?

Penetrating sanity
By Lisa Allardice - 11 November 12:00

Slipstream: a memoir

Elizabeth Jane Howard <em>Macmillan, 493pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0333903498

In defence of ordinary people
By Barbara Gunnell - 11 November 12:00

The Cheating Classes: how Britain's elite abuse their power

Sue Cameron <em>Simon & Schuster, 259p

"Wonderful country France . . . pity about the French." From the "Queen of the world" to the "corpse of an old whore" - Andrew Hussey on changing views of Paris
By Andrew Hussey - 11 November 12:00

Seven Ages of Paris: portrait of a city

Alistair Horne <em>Macmillan, 520pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0333

Wrong in an interesting way
By David Steel - 04 November 12:00

Lloyd George: war leader

John Grigg <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 670pp, £25 </em>


Homeward bound
By Hugo Barnacle - 04 November 12:00


Milan Kundera, translated by Linda Asher <em>Faber and Faber, 195pp, £16.99</em>


From one "tricky little prick'' to another
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 04 November 12:00

Commentary - Sebastian Shakespeare asks Tory ex-ministers how it feels to be insulted by Alan Clark

World in ecstasy
By Julian Keeling - 04 November 12:00

In the Sixties

Barry Miles <em>Jonathan Cape, 336pp, £17.99 </em>

ISBN 0224062409


In the Middle East, you will hear the worst story ever told
By Ahdaf Soueif - 04 November 12:00

For the award-winning Egyptian novelist Ahdaf Soueif, the looming war in Iraq provides a tragic narr

Nurture, mate. Phil Whitaker on the wrong-headed pyschobabble of a career pontificate
By Phil Whitaker - 04 November 12:00

They F*** You Up

Oliver James<em> Bloomsbury, 370pp, £16.99 </em>

ISBN 0747551561

Ulrika is a sign that we've got it all
By John Gray - 28 October 12:00

Celebrity sells. But it's more than a marketing tool: it is an expression of our unprecedented democ

Ball watching. Bryan Appleyard on the wretched life of a man capable of "beautiful moments"
By Bryan Appleyard - 28 October 12:00

The Hurricane: the turbulent life and times of Alex Higgins

Bill Borrows <em>Atlantic Books, 368pp

Blood and soil. Russia - Edward Skidelsky enjoys a contentious cultural history
By Edward Skidelsky - 28 October 12:00

Natasha's Dance

Orlando Figes <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 679pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0713995173

Entombed in poverty. Russia - John Gray on the market madness of the post-Soviet period
By John Gray - 28 October 12:00

Russia: experiment with a people

Robert Service <em>Macmillan, 408pp, £20</em>

ISBN 033372626X

The fan - Hunter Davies lets slip a real secret about Sven
By Hunter Davies - 28 October 12:00

Sven's agent is asking for seven figures. That means a million-plus

The prophetic novelist
By Jason Cowley - 21 October 13:00

The prophetic novelist

Maxwell's friend
By Bill Hagerty - 21 October 13:00

Dogs and Lampposts

Richard Stott <em>Metro Publishing, 384pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 1843580403

This charming man
By Jason Cowley - 21 October 13:00

Who's a Dandy?

George Walden <em>Gibson Square Books, 180pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 1903933188

Waiting for the midnight train
By W F Deedes - 21 October 13:00

A Little Overmatter

Nicholas Bagnall <em>Southover Press, 234pp, £13.99</em>

ISBN 1870962184

Novel of the week
By Henry Sheen - 21 October 13:00

The Cave

Jose Saramago <em>Harvill Press, 352pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 1860469981