The tyranny of words
By Mark Mazower - 13 November 12:00

The Language of the Third Reich LTI: Lingua Tertii Imperii

Victor Klemperer <em>The Athlone Press,

Polite revolution
By Kathryn Hughes - 13 November 12:00

Enlightenment: Britain and the creation of the modern world

Roy Porter <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin

Footnotes to history
By John Cole - 13 November 12:00

Commentary - Are political diaries penned for posterity or as pension plans, asks John Cole

Undercover hero
By Francis Gilbert - 13 November 12:00

Maskerado: dancing around death in Nazi Hungary

Tivadar Soros <em>Canongate, 208pp, £14.99</em>

Novel of the week
By Justine Ettler - 13 November 12:00

Bettany's Book

Thomas Keneally <em>Sceptre, 400pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0340610956

Escaping the net. Once decried as a great national blight, emigration is central to the modern Irish experience. Maurice Walsh on the untold story of the diaspora
By Maurice Walsh - 13 November 12:00

Wherever Green is Worn: the story of the Irish diaspora

Tim Pat Coogan <em>Hutchinson, 746pp, £25

A red card
By Iain Dale - 06 November 12:00

The Heart Beats on the Left

Oskar Lafontaine <em>Polity Press, 240pp, £45 hbk/£12.99 pbk</em>

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Working-class hero
By Ian Williams - 06 November 12:00

Left Behind: lessons from Labour's heartland

Peter Kilfoyle <em>Politico's, 327pp, £17.99</em>

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Telling truths
By Kathryn Hughes - 06 November 12:00

Iris Origo: Marchesa of Val d'Orcia

Caroline Moorehead <em>John Murray, 361pp, £22</em>

ISBN 071

The wind of change
By Alfred Sherman - 06 November 12:00

Just in Time: inside the Thatcher revolution

Sir John Hoskyns <em>Aurum Press, 432pp, £20</em>

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A foreign country
By Lisa Allardice - 06 November 12:00

The Means of Escape

Penelope Fitzgerald <em>Flamingo, 117pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0007100302

Novel of the week
By Hugo Barnacle - 06 November 12:00

The Golden Age

Gore Vidal <em>Little, Brown, 467pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 0316854093

Rake's progress
By Jonathan Ray - 30 October 12:00

Amphibious Thing: the life of Lord Hervey

Lucy Moore<em> Viking, 376pp, £20</em>

ISBN 067089786X

Making weather
By Sarah Hogg - 30 October 12:00

The Prime Minister: the office and its holders since 1945

Peter Hennessy <em>Allen Lane, The Pengu

Into the void
By John Binias - 30 October 12:00

The Book of Nothing

John D Barrow <em>Jonathan Cape, 380pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0224059629

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Novel of the week
By Toby Mundy - 30 October 12:00

The General of the Dead Army

Ismail Kadare <em>Harvill, 264pp, £10.99</em>

ISBN 1860466443

Crime waves
By Nicola Upson - 30 October 12:00

The Last Precinct

Patricia Cornwell <em>Little, Brown, 449pp, £16.99 </em>

ISBN 0316646245

Failed fascist
By Franck McLynn - 30 October 12:00

Some Sort of Genius: a life of Wyndham Lewis

Paul O'Keefe <em>Jonathan Cape, 697pp, £25</em>

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Fruits of bitterness
By Ruth Scurr - 30 October 12:00

Mary Shelley

Miranda Seymour <em>John Murray, 655pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0719557119

Burning dazzle
By Amanda Craig - 30 October 12:00

The Amber Spyglass

Philip Pullman <em>Scholastic, 560pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0590542443

Under the Soviet skin
By Oliver Ready - 23 October 13:00

Inside Stalin's Russia: the diaries of Reader Bullard 1930-1934

Edited by Julian and Margaret Bull

A man of many quotes
By Brenda Maddox - 23 October 13:00

Wordsworth: a life

Juliet Barker <em>Viking, 971pp, £25</em>

ISBN 067087213X

Wild thing
By Graham Bendel - 23 October 13:00

Snake

Mary Woronov<em> Serpent's Tail, 214pp, £13.99</em>

ISBN 1852426578

Sick society
By Mick Hume - 23 October 13:00

The Tyranny of Health: doctors and the regulation of lifestyle

Michael Fitzpatrick <em>Routledge,

Novel of the week
By Toby Mundy - 23 October 13:00

Black Cat

Martyn Bedford <em>Viking, 234pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0670879657

Scary monsters
By Hugo Barnacle - 23 October 13:00

Man, Beast and Zombie: what science can and cannot tell us about human nature

Kenan Malik <em>Weid

Road to nowhere
By Julian Keeling - 23 October 13:00

Bob Dylan: behind the shades

Clinton Heylin <em>Viking, 800pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0670885061

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