Discussing her life and work, the author explains why her novels are hard to write.
Chris Bowlby profiles the anti-poverty campaigner and veteran Labour MP Frank Field.
Ashraf Ghani, president of Afghanistan, the anthropologist with the explosive temper.
Mark Coles profiles the refugee from Bosnia as she takes her seat in the House of Lords.
Jo Fidgen profiles Grace Mugabe, the first lady of Zimbabwe.
An insight into man of the moment, Benedict Cumberbatch.
Mark Coles profiles Senator Rand Paul, a likely Republican challenger for the White House.
The Hollywood film director Christopher Nolan is profiled by Mark Coles.
Migration Watch UK founder Sir Andrew Green's elevation to the House of Lords.
Becky Milligan on Richard Flanagan, the fourth Australian to win the Man Booker Prize.