Virginia Woolf's adventure spans five centuries and explores issues of gender and identity
By Alaa Al Aswany. Moving story of a family swept up by social unrest in post-war Cairo.
The Automobile Club of Egypt homepage
Joe Dempsie reads Alex Garland's cult tale of paradise sought and lost.
The Beach homepage
By EM Delafield. An unnamed diarist chronicles the everyday details of her life
The Provincial Lady Goes Further homepage
Serialised reading of Rachel Joyce's Christmas story collection.
A Snow Garden and Other Stories homepage
David Mitchell's chilling novel about an eerie mansion. Abridged by Sian Preece
Slade House homepage
Adaptation of Ruth Rendell's final novel, a dark tale of psychological suspense.
Dark Corners homepage
By Neil Gaiman. Dark tale inspired by a Hebridean myth. Read by Bill Paterson
The Truth Is a Cave in the Black Mountains homepage
Mystery thriller by Gore Vidal, writing as Edgar Box
Death in the Fifth Position homepage
A James Bond novel by Anthony Horowitz, featuring previously unseen Ian Fleming material
Trigger Mortis homepage
By Robert Seethaler. The heart-warming story of one man's life in the Austrian Alps.
Reading Europe - Austria: A Whole Life homepage
Sascha Arango's dark thriller set in small-town Germany, where everyone has a secret.
Reading Europe - The Truth and Other Lies homepage
William Boyd's novel follows one remarkable woman through the decades of the 20th century.
Sweet Caress: The Many Lives of Amory Clay homepage
Tessa Hadley's story of siblings, secrets, misunderstandings and passion
The Past homepage
Simon Mawer's tale of love, betrayal and espionage. Read by Peter Firth.
Harper Lee's explosive second novel, believed lost for decades. Abridged by Robin Brooks
Go Set a Watchman homepage
Paul Murray's madcap novel of institutional folly. Read by Peter Serafinowicz
The Mark and the Void homepage
By Paula Hawkins. Thriller told from multiple points of view
The Girl on the Train homepage
Elizabeth von Arnim details the joys and frustrations of creating a garden
Elizabeth and Her German Garden homepage
Doreen Estall abridges the 1968 novel by Charles Portis. Read by Nancy Crane
True Grit homepage
By Jami Attenberg. Story following the life of a big-hearted theatre proprietress.
Saint Mazie homepage
Owen Sheers' compelling new story of the search for truth, read by Mark Bazeley.
I Saw a Man homepage
By Sarah Hall. Compelling novel about wilderness, family, power and love.
The Wolf Border homepage
Anne Enright's story of family, selfishness and compassion on Ireland's Atlantic coast
The Green Road homepage
By Vesna Goldsworthy. A story about beauty, money and books. Read by Philip Arditti.
Molly McGrann's novel about the discovery of a dead man's double life and its dark secrets
The Ladies of the House homepage
Fiona Rintoul's tale of love, betrayal and redemption in the dying days of the Cold War.
The Leipzig Affair homepage
By Kazuo Ishiguro. Moving and mysterious story about how societies remember and forget.
The Buried Giant homepage
Elizabeth Harrower's 1971 novel, set among the grand houses of Sydney harbour after WWII
In Certain Circles homepage
Andrew O'Hagan's novel about 82-year-old Anne Quirk, a pioneer of documentary photography
The Illuminations homepage