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>


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

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

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

Flies by night
By Michael Barrett - 16 August 13:00

Time, Love, Memory: The Story of Genes and Behaviour

Jonathan Weiner <em>Faber & Faber, 300pp, £18

Papa's progress
By Henry Hitchings - 16 August 13:00

Hemingway: The Final Years

Michael Reynolds <em>W W Norton, 416pp, £19.95</em>

ISBN 0393047482

Tout compris
By Carmen Callil - 16 August 13:00

France in the New Century: Portrait of a Changing Society

John Ardagh <em>Viking, 800pp, £20</em>

Sugar and spice
By Martyn Bedford - 16 August 13:00

Renegade or Halo2

Timothy Mo <em>Paddleless Press, 478pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 095241936X

Clubbed to death
By William Georgiades - 09 August 13:00

Disco Bloodbath

James St James <em>Sceptre, 320pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0340739533

Death sentences
By Farrukh Dhondy - 09 August 13:00

A Critique of Postcolonial Reason: Toward a History of the Vanishing Present

Gayatri Chakravorty

Put your money on Dragon Dull . . . but how much better if Dragon Dreamer could win, creating a small republic scoured of Anglo-American greed
By Jan Morris - 09 August 13:00

Wales: A Question for History

Dai Smith <em>Seren, 216pp, £12.95</em>

ISBN 1854111256

The W

Endlessly becoming
By Jim McCue - 09 August 13:00

Henry James: A Life in Letters

Philip Horne (editor) <em>Allen Lane, Penguin Press, 668pp, £25</em

Hall of mirrors
By Douglas McCabe - 09 August 13:00

Turn of the Century

Kurt Andersen <em>Headline, 677pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 074727469X

Kind of blue
By Adam Newey - 09 August 13:00

Approximately Nowhere

Michael Hofmann <em>Faber & Faber, 77pp, £7.99</em>

ISBN 0571195245

Inner exile
By Richard Gott - 02 August 13:00

Child of My Time: An Englishman's Journey in a Divided World

Mark Frankland <em>Chatto & Windus, 2

Star wars
By Richard Heyman - 02 August 13:00

The Pearly Gates of Cyberspace: A History of Space from Dante to the Internet

Margaret Wertheim <e

Losing the plot
By Albert Scardino - 02 August 13:00

Shadow: Five Presidents and the Legacy of Watergate

Bob Woodward <em>Simon & Schuster, 592pp, £20<

Buried treasure
By Terri Natale - 02 August 13:00

Finding the Walls of Troy: Frank Calvert and Heinrich Schliemann at Hisarlik

Susan Heuck Allen, <e

Will to power
By Andrew Lycett - 26 July 13:00

Morgan, American Financier

Jean Strouse <em>Harvill, 796pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0375501665

Creating local waves
By Simon Marvin - 26 July 13:00

Regional government, greater competition and climate change add up to an opportunity for water compa

How to weigh the cost of water
By Neil Summerton - 26 July 13:00

The regulator is setting five-year price caps for the water companies. Neil Summertonexplains the la

Novel of the week
By Oliver Ready - 26 July 13:00

Fictions and Lies

Irina Ratushinskaya, translated by Alyona Kozevnikova <em>John Murray, 288pp, £1

No let-up in the quest for quality
By Michael Meacher - 26 July 13:00

Just because price cuts are imminent, argues Michael Meacher, don't imagine environmental standards