Worldly innocence. Jan Morris celebrates the life and work of Penelope Fitzgerald, whose first book has just been reissued
By Jan Morris - 28 January 12:00

The Knox Brothers

Penelope Fitzgerald <em>Flamingo, 288pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 0007118309

A moral maze
By Martyn Bedford - 28 January 12:00

Flights of Love

Bernhard Schlink, translated by John E Woods <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 308pp, £12

Soul music. Edward Skidelsky enjoys a book that was a runaway bestseller in France
By Edward Skidelsky - 28 January 12:00

A Short Treatise on the Great Virtues: The Uses of Philosophy in Everyday Life

Andre Comte-Sponvil

Novel of the week
By Stephen Pollard - 28 January 12:00

The Men from the boys

Philip Collins <em>HarperCollins, 358pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0007126174

Writing shop Italian
By Julian Evans - 21 January 12:00

Zeno's Conscience

Italo Svevo, translated by William Weaver <em>Everyman's Library, 437pp, £12.99<

Willing executioners
By Joanna Bourke - 21 January 12:00

The Villa, The Lake, The Meeting: Wannsee and the Final Solution

Mark Roseman <em>Allen Lane, The

Paperback reader
By Alex Gibbons - 21 January 12:00


Rick Moody <em>Faber, 304pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 0571204589

Thug culture
By Johann Hari - 21 January 12:00

Holler If You Hear Me: searching for Tupac Shakur

Michael Eric Dyson <em>Plexus Publishing, 302pp,

In place of strife
By Christian Wolmar - 21 January 12:00

The Chosen City

Nicholas Schoon<em> Spon Press, 370pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 0415258022

Future T

Ghost soldiers
By Ben Shephard - 21 January 12:00

The Road to Verdun

Ian Ousby <em>Jonathan Cape, 293pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 0224059904

The colonial other
By Maurice Walsh - 21 January 12:00

The Tourist's Gaze: travellers to Ireland, 1800-2000

Edited by Glenn Hooper <em>Cork University Pr

Le vrai Barnes
By Nick Clarke - 14 January 12:00

Something to Declare

Julian Barnes<em> Picador, 318pp, £8.99</em>

ISBN 033048916X

By Jennifer Szalai - 14 January 12:00

Jennifer Szalai on Gilbert Ryle's <em>Dilemmas</em>

Radical chic
By Kathryn Hughes - 14 January 12:00

The Gatekeeper: a memoir

Terry Eagleton <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 192pp, £9.99</em>


A mirror of ourselves
By Mark Leonard - 14 January 12:00

The Internet Galaxy: reflections on the internet, business and society

Manuel Castells <em>Oxford

On the farm
By Hugo Barnacle - 14 January 12:00

That They May Face the Rising Sun

John McGahern<em> Faber and Faber, 298pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 057

Class war
By Christopher Gasson - 14 January 12:00

Who Owns Britain

Kevin Cahill<em> Canongate Books, 465pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0862419123

A mouldering Marx
By Mick Hume - 14 January 12:00

Communism: a short history

Richard Pipes <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 180pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0297

From double helix to double-cross
By Michael Barrett - 07 January 12:00

Genes, Girls and Gamow

James D Watson<em> Oxford University Press, 304pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 01985

An advertising man
By Raymond Carr - 07 January 12:00

Nelson: the man and the legend

Terry Coleman <em>Bloomsbury, 234pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0747556857

Same old story
By Nicola Upson - 07 January 12:00

And Then You Die

Michael Dibdin<em> Faber and Faber, 166pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0571210325


No reputation is more than snowfall
By Jason Cowley - 07 January 12:00

Jason Cowley on the new year in books

The dog that barked in the night. William Cook on the enduring appeal of The Hounds of the Baskervilles, 100 years after first publication
By William Cook - 17 December 12:00

The Hound of the Baskervilles

Sir Arthur Conan Doyle<em> Penguin, £4.99</em>

ISBN 014043786X

Bliss was that dawn. Another year, another batch of books about Napoleon. Frank McLynn on our never-ending fascination with the "Corsican ogre"
By Frank McLynn - 17 December 12:00

Napoleon and Wellington

Andrew Roberts<em> Weidenfeld & Nicholson, £25.00</em>

ISBN 0297646079

Of sin and sacrifice. Roz Kaveney celebrates the life and work of critic Elizabeth Young, who died this year
By Roz Kaveney - 17 December 12:00

Pandora's Handbag: adventures in the book world

Elizabeth Young<em> Serpent's Tail, £14.99</em>