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, £

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

Emerald Germs of Ireland

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

ISBN 0330391615

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

Dim-wits
By Nicholas Fearn - 05 February 12:00

The Magical Universe: everyday ritual and magic in pre-modern Europe

Stephen Wilson <em>Hambledon

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

An Obedient Father

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

ISBN 0571206735

Herculean labour
By Matthew Jennings - 05 February 12:00

The Hesperides Tree

Nicholas Mosley <em>Secker & Warburg, 312pp, 15.99</em>

ISBN 0436205483

Tasting the breeze
By Stephen Amidon - 05 February 12:00

The Body Artist

Don DeLillo <em>Picador, 124pp, £13.99</em>

ISBN 0330484958

Crime waves
By Nicola Upson - 05 February 12:00

Big Sky

Gareth Creer <em>Doubleday, 316pp, £9.99</em>

ISBN 0385602308

Voluntary Madness

Maiden aunt
By Lisa Allardice - 05 February 12:00

Jane Austen

Carol Shields<em> Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 208pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0297646192

Novel of the week
By Helen Haywood - 22 January 12:00

The Death of Vishnu

Manil Suri <em>Bloomsbury, 256pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0747552703

Working-class hero
By Adam Newey - 22 January 12:00

The Return

Andrei Platonov, translated by Robert Chandler et al <em>Harvill Press, 215pp, £9.99</e

The future is past
By Glyn Ford - 22 January 12:00

Ultra Nippon: how Japan reinvented football

Jonathan Birchall <em>Headline, 256pp, £16.99</em>

I

What, no Alastair Campbell?
By Hugo Barnacle - 22 January 12:00

Half in Love

Justin Cartwright <em>Sceptre, 309pp, £14.99</em>

ISBN 0340766298

Out with the sprouts
By Henry Sheen - 22 January 12:00

Wittgenstein in Ireland

Richard Wall, translated by Martin Chalmers <em>Reaktion Books, 202pp, £1

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