The absolute end
By Phil Whitaker - 20 September 13:00

Being Dead

Jim Crace <em>Viking, 210pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0670856983

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>


Unreal City
By Andrew Lycett - 20 September 13:00

The City of London, Vol III: Illusions of Gold 1914-45

David Kynaston <em>Chatto & Windus, 584pp,

Rustic Cunning
By Anthony Howard - 13 September 13:00

Stanley Baldwin: Conservative Leadership and National Values

Philip Williamson <em>Cambridge Unive

Countryside capers
By Terri Natale - 13 September 13:00


Michael Frayn <em>Faber & Faber, 395pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0571200516

Farewell, my lovely
By Nicola Upson - 13 September 13:00

The Assassination of Marilyn Monroe

Donald H Wolfe <em>Warner Books, 660pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 0751

Thickening plots
By Phillip Knightley - 13 September 13:00

The Private Life of Kim Philby

Rufina Philby <em>St Ermin's Press, 449pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN 03166

Novel of the week
By Candida Clark - 13 September 13:00

The Last Life

Claire Messud <em>Picador, 350pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0330375636

Lost in thought
By Nicholas Fearn - 13 September 13:00


Tim Parks <em>Secker & Warburg, 249pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0436220881

Hollow victory
By Scott Reyburn - 13 September 13:00

The World as Sculpture

James Hall <em>Chatto & Windus, 435pp, £25</em>

ISBN 070116882X

The road to ruin
By Richard Gott - 06 September 13:00

Dubious Mandate: A Memoir of the UN in Bosnia, Summer 1995

Phillip Corwin <em>Duke University Pres

Siege mentality
By Toby Mundy - 06 September 13:00


Giles Foden <em>Faber & Faber, 366pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0571197337

A-whoring we go
By Henry Hitchings - 06 September 13:00

A Life of James Boswell

Peter Martin <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 613pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0297818090

Mired in history
By James Hopkin - 06 September 13:00

A Star Called Henry

Roddy Doyle <em>Jonathan Cape, 342pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0224060198

A living monument. Self-indulgence is all very well when celebrating the bicentenary of a national hero, but a more analytical approach makes a better biography
By Pankaj Mishra - 30 August 13:00

Pushkin's Button

Serena Vitale, translated by Ann Goldstein and Jon Rothschild <em>Fourth Estate,

Poor wars
By Michael Barrett - 30 August 13:00

Infections and Inequalities: The Modern Plagues

Paul Farmer <em>University of California Press, 38

Bitter sweet
By Sarah A Smith - 30 August 13:00

The Great Ideas

Suzanne Cleminshaw <em>Fourth Estate, 312pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 1857029089

The axeman cometh
By Colin Tudge - 30 August 13:00

As We Know It: Coming to Terms with an Evolved Mind

Marek Kohn <em>Granta, 326pp, £19.99</em>


Twitching curtains
By Tim Teeman - 30 August 13:00

Park and Ride: Adventures in Suburbia

Miranda Sawyer <em>Little, Brown, 310pp, £14.99</em>


Machines maketh man. Public faith in science has never been stronger - yet the products of the scientific imagination elude attempts at public control
By John Gray - 23 August 13:00

Visions of Technology

Richard Rhodes (editor) <em>Simon & Schuster, 400pp, £20</em>

ISBN 06848

Children's Tapes - On the road
By Amanda Craig - 23 August 13:00

Want to keep the kids happy in the car? Amanda Craig test-drives a variety of audio books

Saigon stories
By Maurice Walsh - 23 August 13:00

Reporting Vietnam: American Journalism, 1959-75, Volumes I And II

<em>Library of America, 857pp (e

East End camp
By James Harkin - 23 August 13:00

The Long Firm

Jake Arnott <em>Sceptre, 343pp, £10</em>

ISBN 034074877X

Myths and microbes
By Elizabeth Young - 23 August 13:00

The Life of Celine: A Critical Biography

Nicholas Hewitt <em>Blackwell, 360pp, £45</em>

ISBN 063