Small Presses Special - Attic offices, skeleton staff
By D J Taylor - 09 April 13:00

Over the next two weeks, <em>NS</em> critics will shine a spotlight on the output of small publisher

Small Presses Special - British Think-Tanks and the Climate of Opinion
By Ziauddin Sardar - 09 April 13:00

British Think-Tanks and the Climate of Opinion

Andrew Denham and Mark Garnett <em>UCL Press, 228pp

Thin-spun secrets
By Charlie Whelan - 09 April 13:00

All Too Human: A Political Education

George Stephanopoulos <em>Hutchinson, 456pp, £17.99</em>

Object of oppression
By Lisa Jardine - 02 April 13:00

Monica's Story

Andrew Morton <em>Michael O'Mara Books, 288pp, £16.99</em>

Commentary - The horror, what horror?
By James Harkin - 02 April 13:00

James Harkin wrests Conrad's <em>Heart of Darkness </em>from the grasp of opportunists

Novel of the week
By Sophia Hesselgren - 02 April 13:00

The Drowning People

Richard Mason <em>Michael Joseph, 333pp, £10</em>

Paranoid Prescott
By Christian Wolmar - 02 April 13:00


Ian Newton with Nathan Williams <em>Vision Paperbacks, 186pp, £9.99</em>

Frozen in childhood
By Martyn Bedford - 02 April 13:00

Roses from the Earth: The Biography of Anne Frank

Carol Ann Lee <em>Viking, 297pp, £16.99</em>

The sun also sets
By John Lloyd - 26 March 12:00

A History of Japan: from stone age to superpower

Kenneth G Henshall<em> Macmillan, 264pp, £47.50 h

Hungarian elegy
By Ruth Pavey - 26 March 12:00

They Were Counted

Miklos Banffy, translated by Patrick Thursfield and Kathy Banffy-Jelen <em>Arcad

Commentary - Martin Amis ate my novel
By Gareth Creer - 26 March 12:00

Gareth Creer smells a conspiracy to keep first novelists out of the review pages

Vitreous verse
By Adam Newey - 26 March 12:00

Midnight Salvage: poems 1995-1998

Adrienne Rich <em>W W Norton, 75pp, £14.95</em>

Novel of the week
By James Hopkin - 26 March 12:00


John Preston <em>Doubleday, 429pp, £12.99</em>

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

Vienna Blood

Adrian Mathews <em>Jonathan Cape, 312pp, £10</em>

Lyrical fuzz
By Lavinia Greenlaw - 19 March 12:00

Selected Poems 1956-1993

Gunter Grass, trans Michael Hamburger <em>Faber & Faber, 160pp, £9.99</em

Divide and rule
By Maurice Walsh - 19 March 12:00

The Irish Civil War

Tim Pat Coogan and George Morrison <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 287pp, £25</em>

To England, with love
By Daniel Britten - 19 March 12:00

Voltaire's Coconuts

Ian Buruma <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 326pp, £18.99</em>

Canon fodder
By D J Taylor - 19 March 12:00

The 100 Most Influential Books Ever Written

Martin Seymour-Smith <em>Citadel Press, 498pp, £25</em

Below-stairs mischief
By Frank McLynn - 12 March 12:00

Murder on the Verandah: love and betrayal in British Malaya

Eric Lawlor <em>HarperCollins, 268pp,

A sense of an ending
By Scott Reyburn - 12 March 12:00

Behind the Times: the decline and fall of the 20th-century avant-gardes

Eric Hobsbawm <em>Thames &

Novel of the week
By James Hopkin - 12 March 12:00

Our Fathers

Andrew O'Hagan <em>Faber & Faber, 282pp, £16.99</em>

The price of peace
By Tim Franks - 05 March 12:00

Murder in the name of God: the plot to kill Yitzhak Rabin

Michael Karpin and Ina Friedman<em> Gran

Kicked into touch
By Jason Cowley - 05 March 12:00

Football Memories

Brian Glanville <em>Virgin Publishing, 280pp, £16.99</em>

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