Into that darkness
By James Hopkin - 26 March 13:00

Spectator in Hell

Colin Rushton (and Arthur Dodd) <em>Summersdale, 255pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 184024

Unseated rider
By Bronwen Maddox - 26 March 13:00

Dark Horses & Black Beauties: animals, women, a passion

Melissa Holbrook Pierson <em>Granta Books,

Man on a mission
By Mick Hume - 26 March 13:00

In the Name of Justice: the television reporting of John Pilger

Anthony Hayward <em>Bloomsbury, 41

Bedlam's phrophet. James Buchan on the reviled historian David Irving - "half gentleman, half scholar, but the wrong halves"
By James Buchan - 26 March 13:00

The Holocaust on Trial: history, justice and the David Irving libel case

D D Guttenplan <em>Granta

Diary of a nobody
By Wendy Holden - 26 March 13:00


Sylvia Smith <em>Canongate, 208pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 1841950955

Fame is the spur
By David Sharp - 19 March 12:00

Rivals: conflict as the fuel of science

Michael White <em>Secker & Warburg, 400pp, £17.99</em>


Kitsch souvenir
By Michele Roberts - 19 March 12:00

The Violin

Dacia Maraini, translated by Dick Kitto and Elspeth Spottiswood <em>Arcadia Books, 197p

Novel of the week
By Martyn Goff - 19 March 12:00

The Whites of Gold

Samuel Lock <em>Cape, 188pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0224061208

Towards the Fuhrer
By Richard Gott - 19 March 12:00

The Hitler of History: Hitler's biographers on trial

John Lukacs <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 290pp,

Distant voices
By Jason Cowley - 19 March 12:00

A Double Thread: a childhood memoir in Mile End - and beyond

John Gross <em>Chatto & Windus, 220pp

A girl in my head
By Lisa Allardice - 19 March 12:00

Mary George of Allnorthover

Lavinia Greenlaw <em>Flamingo, 320pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0007105959

Novel of the week
By Hugo Barnacle - 12 March 12:00


David Mitchell <em>Sceptre, 420pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0340739762

Joseph K - my guy
By Bryan Appleyard - 12 March 12:00

World War 3.0: Microsoft and its enemies

Ken Auletta <em>Profile Books, 438pp, £17.99</em>


Erotic heaven
By Andrew Lycett - 12 March 12:00

The Erotomaniac: the secret life of Henry Spencer Ashbee

Ian Gibson <em>Faber & Faber, 285pp, £12.

Paperback writer
By Adam Newey - 12 March 12:00

Blackbird Singing: lyrics and poems 1965-1999

Paul McCartney <em>Faber & Faber, 164pp, £14.99</em>

All hat and no cattle
By John Redwood - 12 March 12:00

The Bow Group

James Barr <em>Politico's, 350pp, £25</em>

ISBN 1842750011

Boy talk
By Vicky Hutchings - 12 March 12:00


Jane Hamilton <em>Doubleday, 273pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0385601905

Little England
By Julian Evans - 05 March 12:00

The Comedy Man

D J Taylor <em>Duck Editions, 256pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0715630598

Voluptuous: read fat
By Lisa Allardice - 05 March 12:00

The Last Time They Met

Anita Shreve <em>Little, Brown, 304pp, £10.99</em>

ISBN 0316855960

Russia's number one
By Oliver Ready - 05 March 12:00

The Blue Lantern

Victor Pelevin, translated by Andrew Bromfield <em>Faber and Faber, 178pp, £6.99<

Cardigan comedy
By Gerry Frehilly - 05 March 12:00

Thinks . . .

David Lodge <em>Secker & Warburg, 368pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0436445026

Dalgleish must score
By Jessica Mann - 05 March 12:00

Death in Holy Orders

P D James <em>Faber & Faber, 400pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 0571207529

Commentary - Afflicted by the stiff upper lip
By Francis Gilbert - 05 March 12:00

Francis Gilbert laments the ignorance of the modern British reader

No Julie or Tony
By Hugo Barnacle - 05 March 12:00

The Rotters' Club

Jonathan Coe <em>Viking, 416pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0670892521

Once more to Dresden
By Bronwen Maddox - 26 February 12:00

The Bomber War: Arthur Harris and the allied bomber offensive 1939-1945

Robin Neillands<em> John M