Novel of the week
By Henry Sheen - 21 October 13:00

The Cave

Jose Saramago <em>Harvill Press, 352pp, £16.99</em>

ISBN 1860469981

Macro to micro. Frank Furedi on the left-liberal surrender to "PC"
By Frank Furedi - 14 October 13:00

The Politics of the Forked Tongue: authoritarian liberalism

Aidan Rankin <em>New European Publicat

Lunatic ideas. Colin Tudge on a key study for "anyone who wishes to understand the modern world"
By Colin Tudge - 07 October 13:00

The Lunar Men: the friends who made the future (1730-1810)

Jenny Uglow <em>Faber and Faber, 588pp,

Market-Leninism must be ditched
By Theodore Dalrymple - 30 September 13:00

Observations on public services

We are stardust
By Bryan Appleyard - 30 September 13:00

Science: a history (1543-2001)

John Gribbin <em>Allen Lane, 650pp, £25</em>

ISBN 0713995033

Bloggers of the left, unite!
By James Crabtree - 30 September 13:00

The right dominates the latest web medium, allowing it to vent spleen and not be challenged

Blair, the pioneer of a new order
By Philip Bobbitt - 30 September 13:00

<em>Labour Party Conference</em> - The nation state is dying, argues Philip Bobbitt, author of an ac

Fetish for facts
By Tristan Quinn - 23 September 13:00

The Measure of All Things: the seven-year odyssey that transformed the world

Ken Alder <em>Little,

On the brink of death, she cried: "Long live Stalin"
By Eric Hobsbawm and Jacques Attali - 16 September 13:00

The Leninist "vanguard party" combined discipline, business efficiency, utter emotional identification and a sense of total dedication. Let me illustrate.

NS Essay - The day when heaven was falling
By Eric Hobsbawm and Jacques Attali - 16 September 13:00

Eric Hobsbawm saw the October revolution as the central reference point of the political universe. I

The case for a just war
By John Lloyd - 16 September 13:00

John Lloyd argues that Iraq should be invaded, but demands that a reasonable account be given of US

The darkness within. John Gray on why the left is in flight from "human nature"
By John Gray - 16 September 13:00

The Blank Slate: the modern denial of human nature

Steven Pinker <em>Allen Lane, 509pp, £25</em>

The game of war
By Andrew Hussey - 09 September 13:00

The Spirit of Terrorism and Requiem for the Twin Towers

Jean Baudrillard, translated by Chris Turn

The bomb-maker
By Glyn Ford - 09 September 13:00

Memoirs: a twentieth-century journey in science and politics

Edward Teller <em>Perseus Press, 640p

NS Profile - Bernard Williams
By A C Grayling - 02 September 13:00

Harold Wilson's philosopher of porn is our greatest thinker on ethics, offering a vision of truth as

The forward march of history
By Peter Wilby - 02 September 13:00

Peter Wilby, reviewing Amis's book, turns the tables on the author and asks if he, too, is guilty of

Cosmic flux
By Nicholas Fearn - 02 September 13:00

101 Experiments in the Philosophy of Everyday Life

Roger-Pol Droit <em>Faber and Faber, 204pp, £10

Show trial: the left in the dock
By John Lloyd - 02 September 13:00

Members of the new Labour cabinet must answer to the charge, laid by Martin Amis, that too many Brit

NS Essay - The science of inequality
By Mark Buchanan - 02 September 13:00

You always knew that the rich got richer through no merit of their own, didn't you? Now, with the ai

Seminal ideas
By Zoe Williams - 26 August 13:00

Dr Tatiana's Sex Advice to All Creation

Olivia Judson <em>Chatto & Windus, 320pp, £16.99</em>

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You can be green and still love the poor
By Anthony Browne - 26 August 13:00

There's no longer any need to choose between men and monkeys. Both can be saved - or so the campaign

NS Essay - Happy to be handcuffed by the state
By John Gray - 19 August 13:00

Liberals refuse to accept that the greatest threat to freedom comes not from an over-mighty governme

Schama leads the new rock'n'roll
By Abbie Fielding-Smith - 19 August 13:00

Observations on history

Andrew Hussey on the disturbed life and pornographic work of one of the great "accursed writers" of France
By Andrew Hussey - 12 August 13:00

Georges Bataille: an intellectual biography

Michel Surya, translated by Krzysztof Fijalkowski and

The rebels who changed their tune to be pundits
By Nick Cohen - 12 August 13:00

They were once proud Marxists. Today, they are media-friendly Tory extremists. Meet the Revolutionar

Fighting is a last resort
By A C Grayling - 12 August 13:00

Aquinas defined the just war. Few conflicts have ever met his criteria

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