Featuring Amanda Coe, the literary beginnings of Sherlock Holmes, and Catalan literature.
Mariella Frostrup celebrates the work of award-winning Irish writer Colm Toibin.
Mariella Frostrup discusses Robert Merle's The Brethren, and Steven Pinker on Style.
Esther Freud talks about her new book, and Howard Jacobson on the book he'd never lend.
Booker-shortlisted novelist Ali Smith and the art of the short story.
Ian McEwan on his new novel The Children Act, and US author Amy Bloom on Lucky Us.
Writers Damian Barr, Evie Wyld and Joe Dunthorne discuss the rise of live literary events.
A ramble through northern moorland and the works inspired by it, from Bronte to Raisin.
A tour of the foggy streets, smoke-filled bars and genteel hotel tea rooms of 1950s Dublin
Mariella Frostrup talks to Jessie Burton, author of the bestselling The Miniaturist.