Grey days
By Anthony Howard - 18 October 13:00

John Major: The Autobiography

John Major <em>HarperCollins, 774pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0002570041

Novel of the week
By Douglas McCabe - 18 October 13:00


J M Coetzee <em>Secker & Warburg, 220pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0436204894

Girl zone
By Claire Rayner - 11 October 13:00

Whistling for the Elephants

Sandy Toksvig <em>Bantam, 300pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0593044800

Novel of the week
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 11 October 13:00

Blood-Red Rivers

Jean-Christophe Grange, translated by Ian Monk <em>Harvill Press, 334pp, £15.99</

Going gently
By Martyn Bedford - 11 October 13:00

The Blackwater Lightship

Colm Toibin <em>Picador, 273pp, £15</em>

ISBN 0330389858

High hopes
By Toby Mundy - 11 October 13:00

Writing on Drugs

Sadie Plant <em>Faber and Faber, 276pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0571196160

Gale force
By Rebecca Abrams - 11 October 13:00

Isaac's Storm: The Drowning of Galveston

Erik Larson <em>Fourth Estate, 385pp, £16.99</em>


Baby bird
By Tony Gould - 11 October 13:00

J G Farrell: The Making of a Writer

Lavinia Greacen <em>Bloomsbury,</em> <em>428pp, £25</em>


Poison pen
By Charlie Whelan - 04 October 13:00

Alastair Campbell: New Labour and the Art of Media Management

Peter Oborne <em>Aurum Press, 230pp,

Novel of the week
By Henry Sheen - 04 October 13:00

All the Names

Jose Saramago <em>The Harvill Press, 244pp, £15.99 hb</em>

ISBN 1860466427

Under the net
By Bryan Appleyard - 04 October 13:00

A Brief History of the Future: The Origins of the Internet

John Naughton <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson

Dirty old town
By James Hopkin - 04 October 13:00

Manchester, England

Dave Haslam <em>Fourth Estate, 319pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 1841151459

Dream on
By Tom Holland - 27 September 13:00

The Faber Book of Utopias

John Carey (editor)<em> Faber & Faber, 531pp, £20</em>

ISBN 057119785X

How's that!
By Peter Wilby - 27 September 13:00

Runs in the Memory: County Cricket in the 1950s

Stephen Chalke <em>Fairfield Books, 204pp, £15.95<

Beast in view
By John Colvin - 27 September 13:00

The Abolition of Britain: From Lady Chatterley to Tony Blair

Peter Hitchens <em>Quartet, 324pp, £1

Inside the whale
By John Simpson - 27 September 13:00

Devil's Advocate

John Humphrys <em>Hutchinson, 288pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 009180048X

Novel of the Week
By Henry Hitchings - 27 September 13:00

The Book of Revelation

Rupert Thomson <em>Bloomsbury, 264pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0747544395

Autumn paperbacks
By Staff blogger - 27 September 13:00

Literary editor's recommendations

Bridging the gap
By Elaine Showalter - 27 September 13:00

Ingenious Pursuits: Building the Scientific Revolution

Lisa Jardine <em>Little, Brown, 444pp, £25<

A who?
By Stephen Pile - 27 September 13:00

Where Did It All Go Right?: An autobiography

A Alvarez<em> Richard Cohen Books, 344pp, £20</em>

He's back
By Terri Natale - 27 September 13:00

The Soldier's Return

Melvyn Bragg <em>Sceptre 346pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0340751002

By Roz Kaveney - 20 September 13:00

Ecology of Fear

Mike Davis <em>Picador, 484pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 033037219X

Return journey
By Caroline Sylge - 20 September 13:00

Cocaine Train: Tracing my bloodline through Colombia Stephen Smith <em>Little, Brown, 256pp, £17.99

The good life
By Ben Rogers - 20 September 13:00

Collected Papers: John Rawls

Samuel Freeman (editor) <em>Harvard University Press, 650pp, £24.95</

Clever boy
By Tamsin Todd - 20 September 13:00

The Bedroom of the Minister's Wife

Philip Hensher <em>Chatto & Windus, 208pp, £10</em>