Distant voices
By Jason Cowley - 19 March 12:00

A Double Thread: a childhood memoir in Mile End - and beyond

John Gross <em>Chatto & Windus, 220pp

A girl in my head
By Lisa Allardice - 19 March 12:00

Mary George of Allnorthover

Lavinia Greenlaw <em>Flamingo, 320pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0007105959

Fame is the spur
By David Sharp - 19 March 12:00

Rivals: conflict as the fuel of science

Michael White <em>Secker & Warburg, 400pp, £17.99</em>

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Dalgleish must score
By Jessica Mann - 05 March 12:00

Death in Holy Orders

P D James <em>Faber & Faber, 400pp, £17.99</em>

ISBN 0571207529

Commentary - Afflicted by the stiff upper lip
By Francis Gilbert - 05 March 12:00

Francis Gilbert laments the ignorance of the modern British reader

No Julie or Tony
By Hugo Barnacle - 05 March 12:00

The Rotters' Club

Jonathan Coe <em>Viking, 416pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0670892521

Little England
By Julian Evans - 05 March 12:00

The Comedy Man

D J Taylor <em>Duck Editions, 256pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0715630598

Voluptuous: read fat
By Lisa Allardice - 05 March 12:00

The Last Time They Met

Anita Shreve <em>Little, Brown, 304pp, £10.99</em>

ISBN 0316855960

Russia's number one
By Oliver Ready - 05 March 12:00

The Blue Lantern

Victor Pelevin, translated by Andrew Bromfield <em>Faber and Faber, 178pp, £6.99<

Cardigan comedy
By Gerry Frehilly - 05 March 12:00

Thinks . . .

David Lodge <em>Secker & Warburg, 368pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0436445026

Sins of the fathers
By Lilian Pizzichini - 26 February 12:00

Blood-Dark Track: a family history

Joseph O'Neill <em>Granta, 338pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 1862072884

Novel of the week
By Gerry Frehilly - 26 February 12:00

Deadkidsongs

Toby Litt <em>Hamish Hamilton 400pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0241140706

Once more to Dresden
By Bronwen Maddox - 26 February 12:00

The Bomber War: Arthur Harris and the allied bomber offensive 1939-1945

Robin Neillands<em> John M

Gold-diggers
By Lisa Jardine - 26 February 12:00

The Philosopher's Stone: a quest for the secrets of alchemy

Peter Marshall <em>Macmillan, 545pp, £

Truth, integrity, gossip
By Ian Hargreaves - 26 February 12:00

The Indigenous Public Sphere: the reporting and reception of indigenous issues in the Australian med

Home bird
By Amelia Morrey - 19 February 12:00

Backpack

Emily Barr<em> Headline, 375pp, £5.99</em>

ISBN 074726676X

Novel of the week
By Martyn Bedford - 19 February 12:00

Perfect Tense

Michael Bracewell <em>Jonathan Cape, 169pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0224044516

Inventing allies in the sky. Stephen Jay Gould has written his most disappointing book, a wrong-headed attempt to equate religion with morality. By Kenan Malik
By Kenan Malik - 19 February 12:00

Rocks of Ages: science and religion in the fullness of life

Stephen Jay Gould<em> Jonathan Cape, 241pp, £14.99 ISBN 0224060929</em>

Love online
By Mick Hume - 19 February 12:00

Cybersex: uncovering the secret world of Internet sex

Dr Kimberly Young<em> Carlton Books, 206pp,

Commentary - Why I hate Hannibal Lecter
By Amanda Craig - 19 February 12:00

Amanda Craig deplores the cult of the snobbish cannibal

The Sun is God
By Maggie Gee - 19 February 12:00

The Oxford Companion to J M W Turner

Evelyn Joll, Martin Butlin and Luke Herrmann (eds) <em>OUP, 4

Rewriting the self
By Roz Kaveney - 19 February 12:00

Tiger's Eye

Inga Clendinnen <em>Jonathan Cape, 289pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0224061232

Fade to Gray
By John Redwood - 19 February 12:00

The Two Faces of Liberalism

John Gray <em>Polity Press, 168pp, £35</em>

ISBN 0745622585

Laureate of shame
By Maurice Walsh - 19 February 12:00

Emerald Germs of Ireland

Patrick McCabe <em>Picador, 380pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0330391615

Novel of the week
By Vicky Hutchings - 05 February 12:00

An Obedient Father

Akhil Sharma <em> Faber, 282pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0571206735

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