Guardian and Observer book reviews with Amazon lookup

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The TV Years by Clive James

Review by Robert Yates - from The Observer
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Review by Robert Yates - from The Observer
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A History of Christianity by Diarmaid MacCulloch

Review by Cristina Odone - from The Observer

Cristina Odone enjoys a masterly, vigorous and sometimes incendiary chronicle of Christianity that puts faith firmly back on centre stage

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Heartland by Anthony Cartwright

Review by Philip Oltermann - from The Observer

Football fuels local tensions in a bleak but rewarding novel, finds Philip Oltermann

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It's a Don's Life by Mary Beard

Review by Dinah Birch - from The Observer

Mary Beard's breezy blogs destroy the image of the classics scholar as a creature of absent-minded leisure, says Dinah Birch

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The Redeemer by Jo Nesbo

Review by Ben East - from The Observer

Norway's answer to Rebus is often great fun, says Ben East

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Fantastic Mr Fox

Review by Philip French - from The Observer

George Clooney's wily Mr Fox outwits the bad British farmers in Wes Anderson's entertaining animated version of the Roald Dahl classic, says Philip French

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While Flocks Last by Charlie Elder

Review by Stuart McGurk - from The Observer

Charlie Elder's likable "wildlife" quest will turn you into an amateur birdwatcher, says Stuart McGurk

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Superfreakonomics by Steven D Levitt

Review by David Runciman - from The Observer

In trying to match the success of their first book, Freakonomics' two authors have come a cropper, laments David Runciman

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The Thief at the End of the World by Joe Jackson

Review by Alyssa McDonald - from The Observer

Joe Jackson's history of a 19th-century rubber robber, reviewed by Alyssa McDonald

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Collected Stories by Janice Galloway

Review by Olivia Laing - from The Observer
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Review by Olivia Laing - from The Observer
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The Humbling by Philip Roth

Review by William Skidelsky - from The Observer

Philip Roth's exploration of bizarre sexuality is an embarrassment, says William Skidelsky

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The Secret Lives of the Dalai Lama by Alexander Norman

Review by Ben East - from The Observer

Alexander Norman's exposé of the dark side of the Dalai Lama is reviewed by Ben East

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The Vagrants by Yiyun Li

Review by Imogen Carter - from The Observer

Yiyun Li follows her award-winning short story collection with a powerful first novel, says Imogen Carter

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Chicago edited by John Freeman

Review by Griselda Murray Brown - from The Observer
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Review by Griselda Murray Brown - from The Observer
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Howards End Is on the Landing

Review by Jessica Holland - from The Observer

Susan Hill's memoir of rediscovering her lost books is a charming meander through the life of an author, says Jessica Holland

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Presence by Arthur Miller

Review by Edmund Gordon - from The Observer

The dazzling intellect and humanity that drove Arthur Miller's plays are sadly missing from his short stories, says Edmund Gordon

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A Game of Hide and Seek by Elizabeth Taylor

Review by Elizabeth Day - from The Observer

Elizabeth Taylor's tale of unfulfilled middle-class lives is exquisitely rendered, says Elizabeth Day

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The Official Autobiography

Review by Catherine Bennett - from The Guardian
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Review by Catherine Bennett - from The Guardian
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Unseen Academicals by Terry Pratchett

Review by Harry Ritchie - from The Guardian

Harry Ritchie reviews the 37th Discworld novel from Terry Pratchett, Unseen Academicals

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A Trick of the Dark by BR Collins

Review by Mal Peet - from The Guardian

Mal Peet reviews BR Collins's supernatural thriller for teenagers

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In Search of the Sacred in Modern India by William Dalrymple

Review by Hirsh Sawhney - from The Guardian
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Review by Hirsh Sawhney - from The Guardian
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The Passport and Nadirs by Herta Müller

Review by Tibor Fischer - from The Guardian

The Nobel prizewinner has yet to convince Tibor Fischer of her artistry

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Steven Poole's non-fiction choice

Review by Steven Poole - from The Guardian
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Review by Steven Poole - from The Guardian
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Poetry collections from John Updike and Arto Vaun

Review by Charles Bainbridge - from The Guardian

Charles Bainbridge reviews poetry collections from John Updike and Arto Vaun

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Behind Closed Doors by Amanda Vickery

Review by Kathryn Hughes - from The Guardian

Kathryn Hughes learns how to read the Georgian parlour

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The Wild Things by Dave Eggers

Review by Patrick Ness - from The Guardian

Patrick Ness on Dave Eggers's The Wild Things

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First novels review roundup

Review by Catherine Taylor - from The Guardian

Catherine Taylor reviews first novels from Brigid Pusalka, Brian DeLeeuw, Esther Vilar and Momus

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How Music Captured the Soul of a Nation

Review by David Sinclair - from The Guardian
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Review by David Sinclair - from The Guardian
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First As Tragedy, Then As Farce by Slavoj Žižek

Review by Nicholas Lezard - from The Guardian

Nicholas Lezard: Something rotten in society? Time to revive communism

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Israel and Palestine by Avi Shlaim

Review by Ian Black - from The Guardian

Ian Black reviews Israel and Palestine by Avi Shlaim

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I See a Darkness

Review by Michel Faber - from The Guardian
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Review by Michel Faber - from The Guardian
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Last Night in Twisted River by John Irving

Review by Giles Foden - from The Guardian

Giles Foden follows John Irving's playful voyage of discovery

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England's Last War Against France by Colin Smith

Review by Carmen Callil - from The Guardian

Carmen Callil reviews Colin Smith's England's Last War Against France

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Notwithstanding by Louis de Bernières

Review by Ian Sansom - from The Guardian

Ian Sansom on a cosy collection of short stories

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The Magnetic North by Sara Wheeler

Review by Kathleen Jamie - from The Guardian

Kathleen Jamie on the sorry mess of brutality, ignorance and pillage in the Arctic

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