Forgotten war
By Nicholas Fearn - 21 June 13:00


John Colvin <em>Quartet, 252pp, £18</em>

Female muse
By Lisa Jardine - 21 June 13:00

George's Ghosts: A New Life of W B Yeats

Brenda Maddox <em>Picador, 444pp, £20</em>

Lost boy
By Tariq Ali - 21 June 13:00

The Case of Stephen Lawrence

Brian Cathcart <em>Viking, 444pp, £16.99</em>

Can't read, won't read
By Ray Honeyford - 14 June 13:00

Failing School, Failing City: The Reality of Inner City Education

Martin Johnson <em>Jon Carpenter

Cold storage
By Caroline Sylge - 14 June 13:00

Outside Passage: A Memoir of an Alaskan Childhood

Julia Scully <em>Souvenir Press, 240pp, £16.99</

How vulgar
By Paul Barker - 14 June 13:00

The Rise of the Nouveaux Riches

J Mordaunt Crook <em>John Murray</em>, <em>354pp, £25</em>

Commentary - Nothing to Bragg about
By John Tusa - 14 June 13:00

John Tusa defends himself against charges of rent-a-Jeremiah pessimism

Moral panic
By Bryan Gould - 14 June 13:00

The Great Disruption

Francis Fukuyama <em>Profile Books, 354pp, £20</em>

Novel of the week
By Andrew Biswell - 14 June 13:00

When They Lay Bare

Andrew Greig <em>Faber, 322pp, £9.99</em>

Driven by furies
By Tom Holland - 07 June 13:00

Byron: Child of Passion, Fool of Fame

Benita Eisler <em>Hamish Hamilton, 835pp, £25</em>

Commentary - A new way of reading
By Antony Easthope - 07 June 13:00

Antony Easthope defends critical theory from its author-obsessed detractors

Lost leader
By David Steel - 07 June 13:00

In My Own Time

Jeremy Thorpe <em>Politicos, 234pp, £18</em>

Sad little Willy
By Caroline Sylge - 07 June 13:00

Everything You Know

Zoe Heller <em>Viking, 198pp, £9.99</em>

Bearded wonder
By Henry Sheen - 07 June 13:00

Noel Edmonds: the unauthorised biography

Alison Bowyer <em>Virgin Publishing, 200pp, £14.99</em>

Letting off steam
By Lavinia Greenlaw - 07 June 13:00


Dorothy Porter <em>Serpent's Tail</em>, <em>300pp, £8.99</em>

Time to Kill Sparrows

Novel of the week
By Phil Whitaker - 07 June 13:00

The Blue Bedspread

Raj Kamal Jha <em>Picador, 228pp, £12.99</em>

Children's Books - World of wonders
By Amanda Craig - 31 May 13:00

Amanda Craig evaluates new fiction for pre-teens

Eastern promise
By Rupa Huq - 31 May 13:00

Exotica: Fabricated Soundscapes in a Real World

David Toop <em>Serpent's Tail, 272pp £12.99</em>

Blind vision
By Geoffrey Hodgson - 31 May 13:00

The Wilsonian Century: US Foreign Policy Since 1900

Frank Ninkovich <em>University of Chicago Pres

What's the story?
By Charlie Whelan - 31 May 13:00

Sultans of Spin

Nick Jones <em>Victor Gollancz, 298pp, £18.99</em>

Novel of the week
By Candida Clark - 31 May 13:00


Phil Whitaker <em>Phoenix House, 256pp, £12.99</em>

Distant voices, other lives. Shtetl life was engulfed in the Nazi storm. So is there no shared history of Jews and Poles beyond anti-Semitism and murder?
By Mark Mazower - 31 May 13:00

Once There Was a World: A 900-Year Chronicle of the Shtetl of Eishyshok

Yaffa Eliach <em>Little,

Nothing to declare
By Charlotte Raven - 24 May 13:00

Mandelson: The Biography

Donald Macintyre <em>HarperCollins, 467pp, £19.99</em>

Novel of the week
By Toby Mundy - 24 May 13:00

Everything You Need

A L Kennedy <em>Jonathan Cape, 576pp, £16.99</em>

Descartes' prisoners
By Mary Midgley - 24 May 13:00

Through Our Eyes Only? The Search for Animal Consciousness

Marian Stamp Dawkins <em>Oxford Univers

Imperial spouse
By Tamsin Todd - 24 May 13:00

Daughters of Britannia: The Lives and Times of Diplomatic Wives

Katie Hickman <em>HarperCollins, 3

Devil worship
By Tom Holland - 24 May 13:00

Satan Wants Me

Robert Irwin <em>Dedalus, 232pp, £14.99</em>