More "e", Minister?
By Bill Thompson - 10 July 13:00

Bill Thompson provides a brief history of internet ministers and their achievements

The global view
By Steve Hill - 10 July 13:00

Steve Hill looks at the development of the internet around the world, picking out the technology hot

Life studies
By John Colvin - 10 July 13:00

Telling Lives

Alistair Horne (ed) <em>Macmillan, 400pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0333765516

The ups and downs of the new economy
By Gail Robinson - 10 July 13:00

The glamour is beginning to rub off dot-com businesses, with some analysts predicting that most new

Women out of technology
By Eva Pascoe - 10 July 13:00

Eva Pascoe, the woman who founded Britain's first internet cafe and now spearheads the net strategy

The green man
By Amanda Craig - 10 July 13:00

The Song of the Earth

Jonathan Bate<em> Picador, 338pp, £18</em>

ISBN 0330372386

The New Statesman Interview - Alex Allan
By Gail Robinson - 10 July 13:00

At last, a government adviser who understands technology. Alex Allan interviewed

Do you know where we're going to?
By Tanya Kreisky - 10 July 13:00

Tanya Kreisky, the editor of <em>Internet Magazine</em>, asks the great and the good about their vis

Now voyager
By Frank McLynn - 10 July 13:00

Prince Henry "The Navigator": a life

Peter Russell <em>Yale University Press, 448pp, £20</em>


Tales from the dot-com economy
By Mark Simon - 10 July 13:00

Mark Simon is a serial entrepreneur who runs The Chemistry, a forum where aspiring net moguls meet v

A terrible beauty has been born
By John Naughton - 10 July 13:00

John Naughton on the dangers inherent in unleashing the power of the net

Ghost ride
By Toby Mundy - 10 July 13:00

Gertrude and Claudius

John Updike <em>Hamish Hamilton, 212pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0241140978

Ten businesses to watch
By Staff blogger - 10 July 13:00

AOL/Time Warner. How did AOL get a stock valuation that allowed it to buy the venerable Warner Brothers/Looney Tunes empire? Because AOL gets over 53 million visitors online a month, that's why.

Beyond digital . . .
By Ian Pearson - 10 July 13:00

BT's futurologistIan Pearson reckons that, instead of making our lives simpler, technology will actu

The big man
By Sally Taylor - 03 July 13:00

Northcliffe: press baron in politics 1865-1922

J Lee Thompson <em>John Murray, 362pp, £28</em>


End of empires
By A C Grayling - 03 July 13:00

The Crisis of Reason: European thought 1848-1914

J W Burrow <em>Yale University Press, 271pp, £20<

Moscow's mojo
By Oliver Ready - 03 July 13:00

The Exile: sex, drugs and libel in the new Russia

Mark Ames and Matt Taibbi <em>Grove Press, 256pp

Back in print - Dreamtime
By C A R Hills - 03 July 13:00

The Ballad of Peckham Rye

Muriel Spark <em>Penguin, 160pp, £6.99</em>

ISBN 0141181435

Crime waves
By Nicola Upson - 03 July 13:00

Killing the Shadows

Val McDermid <em>HarperCollins, 423pp, £16.99 </em>

ISBN 0002261081


A family affair
By Rebecca Abrams - 26 June 13:00

The Parent Trap: children, families and the new morality

Maureen Freely <em>Virago, 245pp, £10.99<

The end
By James Hopkin - 26 June 13:00


Paul Morley <em>Faber, 418pp, £11.99</em>

ISBN 0571177999

Novel of the week
By Steven Poole - 26 June 13:00

How the Dead Live

Will Self <em>Bloomsbury, 404pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0747548951

Into the inferno
By Julian Loose - 26 June 13:00

Underground: the Tokyo gas attack and the Japanese psyche

Haruki Murakami<em> Harvill, 352pp, £20<

By Jason Cowley - 26 June 13:00

On Penalties

Andrew Anthony <em>Yellow Jersey, 150pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0224059947

Long road home
By Julian Keeling - 26 June 13:00

Leadville: a biography of the A40

Edward Platt <em>Picador, 295pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 033039262X

Last man
By Jason Cowley - 19 June 13:00

The Broken Estate

James Wood <em>Vintage, 318pp, £12.50</em>

ISBN 0712665579

Once more to utopia
By Stephen Howe - 19 June 13:00

Between Camps: nations, cultures and the allure of race

Paul Gilroy <em>Penguin, 406pp, £22.50</em