A weekly reflection on a topical issue.
Will Self reflects on the power of our relationship with fictional characters.
Will Self finds himself driven to reconsider the nature and purpose of satire.
Will Self reflects on the growing divide between people with and without children.
Will Self laments diminishing personal contact as a result of the rise of technology.
AL Kennedy reflects on the power of art to sustain the human spirit.
AL Kennedy reflects on the importance of learning languages and listening to one another.
Adam Gopnick reflects on the Charlie Hebdo massacre.
AL Kennedy reflects on what it means to pursue happiness.
David Cannadine reflects on the history of the Queen's Christmas message.