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

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<

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

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>

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

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

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>

Playpen world. Jennie Bristow on the cult of mummy lit
By Jennie Bristow - 17 December 12:00

Three Shoes, One Sock and No Hairbrush

Rebecca Abrams<em> Cassell, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0304354295

Lesbians are us. Adam Newey; 101 reasons to read poetry
By Adam Newey - 17 December 12:00

101 Poems by 101 Women

Germaine Greer (editor) <em>Faber and Faber, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0571207340

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

After the gold rush
By Adam Wishart - 10 December 12:00

A Very Public Offering: a rebel's story of business

excess, success and reckoning

Stephan Patern

Dishonourable member
By Iain Dale - 10 December 12:00

No, Prime Minister

Teresa Gorman<em> Blake Publishing, 368pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 1904034004

Passing the baton
By Stephen Pollard - 10 December 12:00

Simon Rattle: from Birmingham to Berlin

Nicholas Kenyon <em>Faber and Faber, 358pp, £20</em>