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

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>


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 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

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

Commentary - The rise of the literary jukebox
By Graham Bendel - 25 December 12:00

Need a title for a new book? Look no further than your record collection. ByGraham Bendel

Unjustly ignored. Martyn Goff, eminence grise of the Booker Prize, chooses his own novel of the year
By Martyn Goff - 25 December 12:00

Miss Garnet's Angel

Salley Vickers <em>HarperCollins, 342pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0002261154

Black and white
By Philippa Boston - 25 December 12:00

Friends and Enemies: our need to love and hate

Dorothy Rowe <em>HarperCollins, 551pp, £19.99 </em>

Final whistle
By Mark Perryman - 25 December 12:00

Paolo Di Canio

Paolo Di Canio <em>Collins Willow, 286pp, £16.99 </em>

ISBN 0007106823


Seeing the truth
By Magnus Magnusson - 25 December 12:00

Magnus Magnusson celebrates the work of the great Icelandic Nobel laureate Halldor Laxness

Fall into reason. Edward Skidelsky on Freud the theologian, a spinner of secular myths
By Edward Skidelsky - 25 December 12:00

Freud: darkness in the midst of vision

Louis Breger <em>John Wiley, 472pp, £19.99</em>

ISBN 047

Missing in action
By Adam Newey - 18 December 12:00

Keith Douglas: the complete poems

Edited by Desmond Graham <em>Faber & Faber, 175pp, £12.99</em>

Fatuous foodies
By Bee Wilson - 18 December 12:00

The Return of the Naked Chef

Jamie Oliver <em>Michael Joseph, 288pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0718144392