Gay pride
By Andrew Biswell - 01 November 12:00

Gore Vidal: A Biography

Fred Kaplan <em>Bloomsbury, 850pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0747546711

Oh, come on, Dave
By James Hopkin - 01 November 12:00

Home Truths

David Lodge <em>Secker & Warburg , 115pp, £8.99</em>

ISBN 0436205246

The longest journey
By John Hickman - 01 November 12:00

Between Extremes: A Journey Beyond Imagination

Brian Keenan and John McCarthy <em>Bantam, 345pp, £

Barking mad
By Nicholas Lezard - 25 October 13:00

Reigning Cats and Dogs

Katherine MacDonogh <em>Fourth Estate, 304pp, £15</em>

ISBN 1857025954

Clotted heart
By Michael Leapman - 25 October 13:00

The Remorseful Day

Colin Dexter <em>Macmillan, 374pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 033376157X

Novel of the week
By Vicky Hutchings - 25 October 13:00

A Closed Book

Gilbert Adair <em>Faber & Faber, 258pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0571200818

Back-street evangelist
By Bernard Crick - 25 October 13:00

Blood and Fire: William and Catharine Booth and their Salvation Army

Roy Hattersley <em>Little, Br

Chinese takeaway
By Henry Sheen - 25 October 13:00

The Search for the Panchen Lama

Isabel Hilton <em>Viking, 335pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0670861413

Into the quicksand
By Frank McLynn - 25 October 13:00

Ploughing the Sand: British Rule in Palestine 1917-1948

Naomi Shepherd <em>John Murray, 290pp, £20

Gale of life
By Lavinia Greenlaw - 18 October 13:00

A Shropshire Lad

A E Housman <em>Penguin Poetry First Editions, 88pp, £3.99 </em>

ISBN 014043720

Lord fixit
By Joe Haines - 18 October 13:00

Lord Goodman

Brian Brivati <em>Richard Cohen Books, 285pp, £20</em>

ISBN 1860661564

Supping with monsters
By Rachel Billington - 18 October 13:00

Diana Mosley: A Biography

Jan Dalley <em>Faber & Faber, 320pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0571144489

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