Novel of the week
By Joanna Hunter - 19 July 13:00

The Colony of Unrequited Dreams

Wayne Johnston <em>Doubleday, 562pp, £15 </em>

ISBN 0385600275

Albion's last hurrah
By Glen Newey - 12 July 13:00

The British at War: Cinema, State and Propaganda 1939-45

James Chapman <em>I B Tauris, 319pp, £29.

Novel of the week
By James Harkin - 12 July 13:00


Antonia Logue <em>Bloomsbury, 318pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0747539820

Doctor in charge
By David Sharp - 12 July 13:00

The Rise and Fall of Modern Medicine

James Le Fanu<em> Little, Brown, 490pp, £20</em>

ISBN 03166

Wit and wizardry
By Amanda Craig - 12 July 13:00

Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban

J K Rowling <em>Bloomsbury, 317pp, £10.99</em>

ISBN 074

Commentary - The long, slow demise of our literary culture
By Elizabeth Young - 12 July 13:00

British fiction is moribund. Elizabeth Young administers the last rites

Victims of vitriol
By Derek Draper - 12 July 13:00

Cruel Britannia

Nick Cohen <em>Verso, 247pp, £16</em>

ISBN 185984720X

Spies like us
By Tristan Quinn - 05 July 13:00

Liquid City

Marc Atkins and Iain Sinclair <em>Reaktion Books, 224pp, £14.95</em>

Heart-shaped bullets
By Martyn Bedford - 05 July 13:00

The Girls' Guide to Hunting and Fishing

Melissa Bank <em>Viking, 274pp, £9.99</em>

Back in print - A new, occasional column reassessing neglected classics
By Edward Platt - 05 July 13:00

A Fan's Notes

Frederick Exley <em>Yellow Jersey Press, 385 pp, £8</em>

Novel of the week
By Phil Whitaker - 05 July 13:00

As It Is In Heaven

Niall Williams <em>Picador, 315pp, £14.99</em>

Beastly boys
By Michael McMahon - 05 July 13:00

Letters Between A Victorian Schoolboy and his Family, 1892-95

David Lisle Crane (editor) <em>11 Sp

Fond, foolish Freddie
By Frank McLynn - 28 June 13:00

A J Ayer: A Life

Ben Rogers <em>Chatto & Windus, 402pp £20</em>

Marching boys
By Stephen Howe - 28 June 13:00

The Faithful Tribe: An Intimate Portrait of the Loyal Institutions

Ruth Dudley Edwards <em>HarperC

White lines
By Sophia Hesselgren - 28 June 13:00

Novel with Cocaine

M Ageyev <em>Penguin, 204pp, £7.99</em>

Ways of seeing
By Nicholas Clee - 28 June 13:00

For the Relief of Unbearable Urges

Nathan Englander <em>Faber & Faber, 208pp, £9.99</em>

The lust for blood. What triggers landmark events in history is often fictions that people believe, not events that actually took place
By Lisa Jardine - 28 June 13:00

Gentile Tales: The Narrative Assault on Late-Medieval Jews

Miri Rubin <em>Yale University Press, 2

Novel of the week
By James Hopkin - 28 June 13:00

The Lone Woman

Bernado Atxaga, translated by Margaret Jull Costa <em>The Harvill Press, 120pp, £8.

Unfortunate travellers
By Gareth Evans - 21 June 13:00

Robinson in Space

Patrick Keiller <em>Reaktion Books,</em> <em>240pp, £16.95</em>

A taste for conspiracy
By Andrew Howard - 21 June 13:00

A Bastard's Tale

George Gardiner <em>Aurum Press, 280pp, £18.99</em>

Novel of the week
By Toby Mundy - 21 June 13:00


Paul Auster <em>Faber, 186pp, £12.99</em>

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>