Al-Sadr - Flat Earth News - Charles Darwin - Garibaldi
(Faber and Faber £8.99)
A fascinating introduction to Muqtada al-Sadr and his movement drawing on Cockburn's long experience of reporting from Iraq.
Flat Earth News
One of the country's finest investigative journalists brings his skills to bear on the industry to which he has devoted his life.
(Pan Macmillan £14.99)
Gibbons creates the diary of ten year old Henry, a ship's boy travelling with Charles Darwin on the HMS Beagle, to tell the story of a dramatic voyage of discovery. (10+)
(Andersen Press £10.99)
Steadman goes in search of the origins of garibaldi and bourbon biscuits. Garibaldi was a fine figure of a man. "Around his waist he wore a belt as wide as a footpath with a buckle as big as a pizza. In fact, it was a pizza." (10+)