Gillian Clarke discusses her poetry collection Ice with James Naughtie and readers.
Elif Shafak discusses her bestselling novel The Forty Rules of Love.
Andrew Miller discusses his novel Pure, winner of the Costa Prize 2011.
John Simpson and Hilary Spurling discuss George Orwell's Homage to Catalonia.
Ben Macintyre talks about his bestselling book Agent Zigzag, a true spy story from WWII.
Sathnam Sanghera discusses his award-winning memoir The Boy with the Topknot.
James Naughtie talks to David Almond about his prize-winning novel Skellig.
American writer Marilynne Robinson talks to James Naughtie about her novel Gilead.
Victoria Hislop talks to James Naughtie about her debut novel The Island.
Michael Ondaatje talks about his 1992 Booker prize-winning novel The English Patient.
David Baddiel is our guide to novelist Elizabeth Taylor's Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont.
Philippa Gregory talks to James Naughtie about her historical novel.
Ross Raisin and James Naughtie discuss Ross' debut novel, God's Own Country.
Anne Enright talks about her Man Booker prize-winning novel The Gathering.
Alan Hollinghurst talks about his Man Booker prize-winning novel The Line of Beauty.
Art Spiegelman talks to James Naughtie and readers about his graphic novel Maus.
Hunter Davies discusses his authorised biography of The Beatles, recorded at the Cavern.
Sebastian Barry talks about his Costa prize-winning novel The Secret Scripture.
Iain Banks talks about his first novel The Wasp Factory.
Arundhati Roy talks about her Booker prize winning novel The God of Small Things.
Mohsin Hamid talks to James Naughtie about The Reluctant Fundamentalist.
Donna Leon talks to James Naughtie about her first crime novel Death At La Fenice.
William Fiennes talks to James Naughtie and readers about his memoir The Music Room.
Nicole Krauss talks to James Naughtie and readers about her novel The History of Love.
Andrew O'Hagan meets James Naughtie and readers to discuss his novel Be Near Me.
Bill Bryson meets readers to discuss his book A Short History of Nearly Everything.
James Naughtie talks to Jennifer Johnston about her novel The Gingerbread Woman.
James Naughtie talks to Benjamin Zephaniah about his novel for young adults Refugee Boy.
James Naughtie talks to Tim Butcher about his bestselling book Blood River.
James Naughtie talks to Howard Jacobson about his comic novel The Mighty Walzer.