Shock troops of sprawl
By Hugo Miller - 02 July 13:00

Fast Food Nation: what the all-American meal is doing to the world

Eric Schlosser <em>Allen Lane,

Paperback reader
By James Hopkin - 02 July 13:00

Bad Blood

Lorna Sage <em>Fourth Estate, 281pp, £6.99</em>

ISBN 1841150436

Novel of the week
By Francis Gilbert - 02 July 13:00

A Son of War

Melvyn Bragg <em>Sceptre, 426pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0340734159

Blame the penis
By Henry Hitchings - 02 July 13:00

John Donne: man of flesh and spirit
David Edwards
Continuum, 368pp, £20

When the world was flat
By Kathryn Hughes - 02 July 13:00

The Map that Changed the World: the tale of William Smith and the birth of a science

Simon Winches

The master
By Stephen Pollard - 02 July 13:00

Sviatoslav Richter: notebooks and conversations

Bruno Monsaingeon (translated by Stewart Spencer)<

Southern soul
By Jan Morris - 02 July 13:00

Don Quixote's Delusions: travels in Castilian Spain

Miranda France <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 243p

Oiling up the west
By Fred Halliday - 25 June 13:00

Neighbours Not Friends: Iraq and Iran after the Gulf wars

Dilip Hiro <em>Routledge, 432pp, £12.99<

Teenage confessions
By Jennie Bristow - 25 June 13:00


Mary Karr <em>Picador, 276pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 033048575X

Novel of the week
By Matt Thorne - 25 June 13:00

The New Girl

Emily Perkins <em>Picador, 261pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0330376004

Age of the superstate
By David Marquand - 25 June 13:00

Britain and Europe: the choices we face

Edited by Martin Rosenbaum <em>Oxford University Press, 30

The Barcelona builder
By William Gill - 25 June 13:00

Gaudi: the biography

Gijs van Hensbergen<em> HarperCollins, 322pp, £24.99</em>

ISBN 0002556243

Funny business
By Adam Newey - 25 June 13:00

If I Don't Know

Wendy Cope<em> Faber and Faber, 74pp, £8.99</em>

ISBN 0571207677

Paperback reader
By Lisa Allardice - 25 June 13:00

Hey Yeah Right Get A Life

Helen Simpson <em>Vintage, 179pp, £6.99</em>

ISBN 0099284227

D cups to die for
By Maureen Freely - 25 June 13:00

The Dying Animal

Philip Roth <em>Jonathan Cape, 156pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0224061933

Novel of the week
By Oliver Ready - 18 June 13:00

The Siege

Helen Dunmore <em>Viking, 304pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0670897183

Victoria's pride
By Tristram Hunt - 18 June 13:00

The World for a Shilling

Michael Leapman <em>Headline, 308pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0747270120

Paperback reader
By Anthony Sampson - 18 June 13:00

In the Footsteps of Mr Kurtz

Michela Wrong <em>Fourth Estate, 336pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 1841154229

Strange, not elusive
By Ruth Scurr - 18 June 13:00

Gwen John: a life

Sue Roe <em>Chatto & Windus, 364pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0701166959

Cookery lessons
By Patricia Duncker - 18 June 13:00

Playing Sardines

Michele Roberts <em>Virago Press, 196pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 1860498140

Holding the middle ground
By Kathryn Hughes - 18 June 13:00

Inventing Herself: claiming a feminist intellectual heritage

Elaine Showalter<em> Picador, 384pp,

A world on the brink of collapse
By Gerry Feehily - 18 June 13:00

The reclusive French writer Michel Houellebecq has been called a misogynist, a nihilist and a pornog

Grace under pressure. Why must Africa be caricatured as the hopeless continent? Anthony Sampson is inspired by the daring and insight of a master reporter
By Anthony Sampson - 11 June 13:00

The Shadow of the Sun: my African life

Ryszard Kapuscinski <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 325p

Walking on air
By Adam Newey - 11 June 13:00

Poems 1968-1998

Paul Muldoon <em>Faber and Faber, 479pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0571209505

Novel of the week
By Nicholas Clee - 11 June 13:00

Translated Accounts

James Kelman <em>Secker & Warburg, 322pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0436274647

Paperback reader
By Jason Cowley - 11 June 13:00

Under the Frangipani

Mia Couto <em>Serpent's Tail, 160pp, £10</em>

ISBN 1852427299

Commentary - A master of miniaturism
By Rebecca Abrams - 11 June 13:00

Rebecca Abrams on Elizabeth Taylor, one of the great neglected voices of English fiction