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

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

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

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

The revolution continued
By Suzi Feay - 11 June 13:00

Her Own Woman: the life of Mary Wollstonecraft

Diane Jacobs <em>Abacus, 333pp, £9.99</em>


The new locomotives
By Ian Hargreaves - 11 June 13:00

Open Scotland? Journalists, spin doctors and lobbyists

Philip Schlesinger, David Miller and Willia

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

We can't, we won't
By Jennifer Szalai - 11 June 13:00

The Silent Takeover: global capitalism and the death of democracy

Noreena Hertz <em>Heinemann, 242

Drink, drugs and dentistry
By Graham Bendel - 11 June 13:00

A Drink with Shane MacGowan

Victoria Mary Clarke and Shane MacGowan <em>Sidgwick & Jackson, 360pp,

Counting the cliches
By Julian Loose - 04 June 13:00

Sputnik Sweetheart

Haruki Murakami<em> Harvill Press, 229pp, £12</em>

ISBN 186046825X

Novel of the week
By Vicky Hutchings - 04 June 13:00

Broken Bodies

Sally Emerson <em>Little, Brown, 293pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0316854832

Commentary - Sex, power and corruption
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 04 June 13:00

Sebastian Shakespeare selects the best satire on journalism ever written