Harem politics
By Phil Whitaker - 17 January 12:00

What the Body Remembers

Shauna Singh Baldwin<em> Doubleday, 320pp, £12.99</em>

ISBN 0385600437

Black and white
By Aida Edemariam - 17 January 12:00

Big Men, Little People: encounters in Africa

Alec Russell <em>Macmillan, 306pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN

Killer elite
By Frank McLynn - 17 January 12:00

Imperial Warriors: Britain and the Gurkhas

Tony Gould <em>Granta, 480pp, £20</em>

ISBN 186207284

Novel of the week
By Peter Donaldson - 13 December 12:00

Daughter of Fortune

Isabel Allende <em>Flamingo, 399pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 0002259753

Cross-dressing
By Julie Wheelwright - 13 December 12:00

All the Daring of the Soldier: Women of the Civil War Armies

Elizabeth D Leonard <em>W W Norton, 3

The big comeback
By Stephen Graubard - 13 December 12:00

From Empire to Europe: The Decline and Revival of British Industry Since the Second World War

Geof

Act of revenge
By Peter Wilby - 13 December 12:00

Scandal

Amanda Platell <em>Piatkus, 298pp, £5.99</em>

ISBN 0749931191

Forging our history
By Geoffrey Wheatcroft - 13 December 12:00

The Isles: A History

Norman Davies <em>Macmillan,1,264pp, £30</em>

ISBN 033376370X

Lifestories
By Roz Kaveney - 29 November 12:00

Roz Kaveney

Poetry books
By Lavinia Greenlaw - 29 November 12:00

Anthologies of time and space

Children's books
By Staff blogger - 29 November 12:00

<strong>Amanda Craig</strong> on videos and <strong>Geoffrey Wheatcroft</strong> on fiction

Books of the year
By Staff blogger - 29 November 12:00

Joan Bakewell, Terry Eagleton, Roy Foster, Jonathan Coe, Melvyn Bragg and more

Family century - Martin, by Evelyn, out of Saul
By Robert Winder - 29 November 12:00

Imagine a visit by Waugh to the Bellow stud. Whom do they beget? Amis <em>fils</em>, of course. Robe

Audio century
By Francis Gilbert - 29 November 12:00

Francis Gilbert

Books of the century
By Staff blogger - 29 November 12:00

<strong>Malcolm Bradbury</strong>, <strong>Martyn Bedford</strong>, <strong>Gillian Beer</strong>, <

Rackety life
By Michael Slater - 22 November 12:00

Thackeray

D J Taylor <em>Chatto & Windus, 494pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0701162317

Unnecessary war
By Frank McLynn - 22 November 12:00

Crimea: The Great Crimean War 1854-1856

Trevor Royle <em>Little, Brown, 564pp, £22.50</em>

ISBN

Favourite monarch
By Terri Natale - 22 November 12:00

King Arthur and the Lost Kingdoms

Alistair Moffat <em>Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 282pp, £20</em>

ISB

Tall stories
By Henry Sheen - 22 November 12:00

The Real James Herriot: The Authorised Biography

Jim Wight <em>Michael Joseph, 371pp, £20</em>

I

I travel
By Will Self - 22 November 12:00

On Holiday: A History of Vacationing

Orvar Lofgren <em>University of California Press, 370pp, £18.

Novel of the week
By James Hopkin - 22 November 12:00

Angelica's Grotto

Russell Hoban <em>Bloomsbury, 271pp, £10</em>

ISBN 0747546118

Pukka Stalinist
By Stephen Howe - 08 November 12:00

The Vices of Integrity: E H Carr, 1892-1982

Jonathan Haslam <em>Verso, 240pp, £25</em>

ISBN 1859

Useful Idiots
By Francis Gilbert - 08 November 12:00

Under the Red Flag: A History of Communism in Britain

Keith Laybourn & Dylan Murphy <em>Sutton Pub

Apples and pears
By Nicola Upson - 08 November 12:00

My East End: A History of Cockney London

Gilda O'Neill <em>Viking, 322pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 06708

Novel of the week
By James Urquhart - 08 November 12:00

A Good Place To Die

James Buchan <em>Harvill, 320pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 1860466478

A debt to pleasure
By Bee Wilson - 08 November 12:00

The Oxford Companion to Food

Alan Davidson <em>Oxford University Press, 892pp, £40</em>

ISBN 01

The do Ron, Ron
By Albert Scardino - 08 November 12:00

Dutch: A Memoir of Ronald Reagan

Edmund Morris <em>HarperCollins, 874pp, £24.99</em>

ISBN 000217

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