Novel of the week
By Vicky Hutchings - 05 February 12:00

An Obedient Father

Akhil Sharma <em> Faber, 282pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0571206735

The Tiger Woods of literature?
By Jason Cowley - 29 January 12:00

Commentary - Jason Cowley asks if Zadie Smith can ever repeat her first, astonishing success

By Patricia Duncker - 29 January 12:00

The Bronte Myth

Lucasta Miller<em> Jonathan Cape, 335pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 0224037455

Novel of the week
By Alison Woodhouse - 29 January 12:00

The Bay of Angels

Anita Brookner <em>Viking, 224pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0670896624

Arabs: the last Zionists
By Mark Mazower - 29 January 12:00

Sacred Landscape: the buried history of the Holy Land since 1948

Meron Benvenisti <em>University o

The dreaming
By James Hopkin - 29 January 12:00

Amaryllis Night and Day

Russell Hoban<em> Bloomsbury, 176pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0747552851

By Kathryn Hughes - 29 January 12:00

The Island of Lost Maps: a true story of cartographic crime

Miles Harvey<em> Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Novel of the week
By Helen Haywood - 22 January 12:00

The Death of Vishnu

Manil Suri <em>Bloomsbury, 256pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0747552703

Working-class hero
By Adam Newey - 22 January 12:00

The Return

Andrei Platonov, translated by Robert Chandler et al <em>Harvill Press, 215pp, £9.99</e

The future is past
By Glyn Ford - 22 January 12:00

Ultra Nippon: how Japan reinvented football

Jonathan Birchall <em>Headline, 256pp, £16.99</em>


What, no Alastair Campbell?
By Hugo Barnacle - 22 January 12:00

Half in Love

Justin Cartwright <em>Sceptre, 309pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0340766298

Out with the sprouts
By Henry Sheen - 22 January 12:00

Wittgenstein in Ireland

Richard Wall, translated by Martin Chalmers <em>Reaktion Books, 202pp, £1

By Julian Keeling - 15 January 12:00

The Blood of Strangers: true stories from the emergency room

Frank Huyler<em> Fourth Estate, 182pp

Mugging de Queen's English
By Francis Gilbert - 15 January 12:00

Commentary - Francis Gilbert applauds the culling of poetry's old guard from the school curriculum

Jacobean rough cuts
By Rowan Pelling - 15 January 12:00

Castration: an abbreviated history of western manhood

Gary Taylor <em>Routledge, 304pp, £15.99</em

Lost in Euroland
By John Lloyd - 15 January 12:00

Separate Ways: Britain and Europe

Peter Shore <em>Duckworth, 224pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0715629727

Trust no one
By Mick Hume - 15 January 12:00

Conspiracy Culture: from Kennedy to the X Files

Peter Knight <em>Routledge, 304pp, £12.99</em>


Novel of the week
By James Hopkin - 15 January 12:00

White Raven

Andrzej Stasiuk <em>Serpent's Tail, 256pp, £12</em>

ISBN 1852426675

Crapping on your doorstep
By Martyn Bedford - 15 January 12:00

In this Block There Lives a Slag

Bill Broady<em> Flamingo, 242pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0002259478

By Katie Owen - 08 January 12:00

The Peppered Moth

Margaret Drabble <em>Viking, 392pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0670894001

A ventriloquist's tale
By D J Taylor - 08 January 12:00

True History of the Kelly Gang

Peter Carey <em>Faber and Faber, 350pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 05711921

I'm a Madeira cake
By John Dugdale - 08 January 12:00

The Constant Gardener

John le Carre <em>Hodder & Stoughton, 508pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0340733373

Culture club
By Lisa Allardice - 08 January 12:00

Smashing People

Michael Fishwick <em>Jonathan Cape, 250pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0224061283

Dirty old man
By Will Self - 25 December 12:00

The Annotated Alice: the definitive edition

Lewis Carroll, with an introduction by Martin Gardner