The new locomotives
By Ian Hargreaves - 11 June 13:00

Open Scotland? Journalists, spin doctors and lobbyists

Philip Schlesinger, David Miller and Willia

Grace under pressure. Why must Africa be caricatured as the hopeless continent? Anthony Sampson is inspired by the daring and insight of a master reporter
By Anthony Sampson - 11 June 13:00

The Shadow of the Sun: my African life

Ryszard Kapuscinski <em>Allen Lane, The Penguin Press, 325p

Walking on air
By Adam Newey - 11 June 13:00

Poems 1968-1998

Paul Muldoon <em>Faber and Faber, 479pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0571209505

Novel of the week
By Nicholas Clee - 11 June 13:00

Translated Accounts

James Kelman <em>Secker & Warburg, 322pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0436274647

Paperback reader
By Jason Cowley - 11 June 13:00

Under the Frangipani

Mia Couto <em>Serpent's Tail, 160pp, £10</em>

ISBN 1852427299

Commentary - A master of miniaturism
By Rebecca Abrams - 11 June 13:00

Rebecca Abrams on Elizabeth Taylor, one of the great neglected voices of English fiction

We can't, we won't
By Jennifer Szalai - 11 June 13:00

The Silent Takeover: global capitalism and the death of democracy

Noreena Hertz <em>Heinemann, 242

Drink, drugs and dentistry
By Graham Bendel - 11 June 13:00

A Drink with Shane MacGowan

Victoria Mary Clarke and Shane MacGowan <em>Sidgwick & Jackson, 360pp,

Counting the cliches
By Julian Loose - 04 June 13:00

Sputnik Sweetheart

Haruki Murakami<em> Harvill Press, 229pp, £12</em>

ISBN 186046825X

Novel of the week
By Vicky Hutchings - 04 June 13:00

Broken Bodies

Sally Emerson <em>Little, Brown, 293pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 0316854832

Commentary - Sex, power and corruption
By Sebastian Shakespeare - 04 June 13:00

Sebastian Shakespeare selects the best satire on journalism ever written

The whole secret
By Allan Massie - 04 June 13:00

Louis: the life of Robert Louis Stevenson

Philip Callow <em>Constable Robinson, 336pp, £20</em>

United in loathing
By Stephen Pollard - 04 June 13:00

The Progressive Century: the future of the centre-left in Britain

Edited by Neal Lawson and Neil S

Too many parties
By Lisa Allardice - 04 June 13:00

Back When We Were Grownups

Anne Tyler <em>Chatto & Windus, 274pp, £15.99</em>

ISBN 070117286X

Paperback reader
By Jason Cowley - 04 June 13:00

Diary of a Man in Despair

Friedrich Reck-Malleczewen <em>Duckback, 249pp, £6.99</em>

ISBN 071563

Another big idea
By John Lloyd - 28 May 13:00

Bowling Alone

Robert Putnam <em>Simon and Schuster, 541pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 0684832836

Commentary - The death of the public library
By Christopher Hawtree - 28 May 13:00

There are no votes in books, laments Christopher Hawtreein Brighton

Reading Tony Blair
By Robert Macfarlane - 28 May 13:00

Author Unknown: on the trail of Anonymous

Don Foster <em>Macmillan, 340pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0333

Weeping in a Rolls-Royce
By Christopher Gasson - 28 May 13:00

Blood, Sweat and Tears: the evolution of work

Richard Donkin<em> Texere, 400pp, £18.99</em>

ISBN

Life is elsewhere
By Kathryn Hughes - 28 May 13:00

Beautiful Exile: the life of Martha Gellhorn

Carl Rollyson <em>Aurum Press, 304pp, £18.99</em>

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Homage to Catalonia
By Mark Perryman - 28 May 13:00

Morbo: the story of Spanish football

Phil Ball<em> WSC Books, 253pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0954013409

Sex and Mexican yams
By Rachel Cooke - 28 May 13:00

Sexual Chemistry: a history of the contraceptive pill

Lara V Marks <em>Yale University Press, 372p

Novel of the week
By Martyn Bedford - 28 May 13:00

The Locust Room

John Burnside <em>Jonathan Cape, 277pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0224052926

Apocalypse now
By Robert Winder - 14 May 13:00

A History of Bombing

Sven Lindqvist <em>Granta, 224pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 1862074151

The lowest politics
By John Lloyd - 14 May 13:00

Just Capital: the liberal economy

Adair Turner <em>Macmillan, 406pp, £20</em>

ISBN 0333900715

Orange-tinted specs
By Jackie Ashley - 14 May 13:00

The Prime Minister's Wife

Susan Crosland <em>Robson Books, 233pp, £16.95</em>

ISBN 186105386X

Novel of the week
By Lisa Allardice - 14 May 13:00

He Kills Coppers

Jake Arnott <em>Sceptre, 327pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0340748796

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