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


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>


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

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


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,

Clash of civilisations
By Victoria Clark - 16 October 13:00

The Balkans

Mark Mazower<em> Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 170pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0297643991

Missing Zen
By Caroline Iggulden - 16 October 13:00


Michael Dibdin <em>Faber & Faber, 179pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0571204848

The unhappy prince
By Kathryn Hughes - 16 October 13:00

The Importance of being Edward: king in waiting 1841-1901

Stanley Weintraub <em>John Murray, 443pp

Into the labyrinth. Peter Ackroyd's new book on London renders all others on the subject redundant. Will Self reads a contemporary masterpiece
By Will Self - 16 October 13:00

London: the biography

Peter Ackroyd <em>Chatto & Windus, 822pp, £25 </em>

ISBN 1856197166

Novel of the week
By Rebecca Abrams - 16 October 13:00

Only Human

Jenny Diski <em>Virago, 215pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 1860498396

Split personality
By Henry Hitchings - 16 October 13:00

Romancing: the life and work of Henry Green

Jeremy Treglown <em>Faber & Faber, 340pp, £25</em>


By Michele Roberts - 16 October 13:00

Marguerite Duras: a life

Laure Adler <em>Victor Gollancz, 424pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0575067705

Guilty secrets
By William Cook - 16 October 13:00

The German Trauma: experiences and reflections 1938-2000

Gitta Sereny <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin

Tea-party vicar
By David Cox - 16 October 13:00

Citizen Greg: the extraordinary story of Greg Dyke and how he captured the BBC

Chris Horrie and St

The impossibility of love. Edward Skidelsky on the failure and despair of Bertrand Russell
By Edward Skidelsky - 09 October 13:00

Bertrand Russell 1921-70: The Ghost of Madness

Ray Monk <em>Jonathan Cape, 574pp, £25</em>


Novel of the week
By Justine Ettler - 09 October 13:00


Jayne Anne Phillips <em>Cape, 292pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0099288737

Cleaved apart
By James Hopkin - 09 October 13:00


John Banville <em>Picador, 214pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0330339338

Posh revolutionary
By Mark Perryman - 09 October 13:00

Articles of Resistance

Paul Foot <em>Bookmarks, 318pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 1898876649

Two fat drunks
By Henry Sheen - 09 October 13:00

The Best of Enemies: England v Germany, a century of football rivalry

David Downing <em>Bloomsbury

Mad - and bad
By Godfrey Hodgson - 09 October 13:00

The Arrogance of Power: the secret world of Richard Nixon

Anthony Summers with Robbyn Swan <em>Vic