Writer Helen Macdonald confesses to an obsession with the recent Star Wars movie.
Tom Shakespeare reflects that personal experience is the most powerful form of expertise.
Tom Shakespeare is concerned by what the rise of cosmetic surgery says about society.
Tom Shakespeare argues that the country needs a new national anthem.
Tom Shakespeare suggests ways to shrink and completely reform the House of Lords.
Howard Jacobson does not feel complimented when someone describes him as 'wise'.
Howard Jacobson would sooner see Radio 4's Thought for the Day more, not less, religious.
Howard Jacobson recalls a mongrel mix of traditions in his family's Christmas festivities.
Howard Jacobson reflects on his lifelong passion for buying second-hand books.
Sarah Dunant reflects on the links between protest, terrorism, climate change and Paris.