Edna O'Brien joins James Naughtie to talk about her book Down by the River.
Amanda Foreman talks about her biography of Georgina, Duchess of Devonshire.
James Naughtie is joined by T. C. Boyle to talk about his novel The Tortilla Curtain.
Sally Beauman, author of Rebecca's Tale, joins James Naughtie to discuss Rebecca.
James Naughtie talks to crime writer P. D. James about her novel Original Sin.
Beryl Bainbridge talks about her novel An Awfully Big Adventure.
William Trevor talks to James Naughtie about his short story collection After Rain.
James Naughtie hosts a discussion with Salman Rushdie about his novel Midnight's Children.
James Naughtie talks to the much-loved author Alan Bennett about his memoir Writing Home.
James Naughtie talks to bestselling author Jilly Cooper about her racy novel Polo.
Jacqueline Wilson talks about her award-winning book the Illustrated Mum.
Barbara Vine talks about her haunting novel A Dark Adapted Eye.
Travel writer William Dalrymple talks about his book From the Holy Mountain.
Maya Angelou talks about volume one of her autobiography I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings.
James Naughtie talks to David Grossman about his book See Under Love.
James Naughtie and a studio audience meet Michael Frayn to talk about Headlong.
Mario Vargas Llosa talks about his novel Aunt Julia and the Scriptwriter.
A group of readers, James Naughtie and Kazuo Ishiguro discuss The Remains of The Day.
James Naughtie meets Rose Tremain to discuss her novel Music and Silence.
James Naughtie talks to J G Ballard about his classic war novel Empire of the Sun.
James Naughtie talks to Ian Rankin about his books: Knots and Crosses and The Falls.
James Naughtie and a studio audience meet novelist Nick Hornby to discuss About A Boy.
James Naughtie meets novelist Helen Dunmore to discuss her novel Talking to the Dead.
James Naughtie looks at the work of Wendy Cope, one of Britain's most popular poets.
James Naughtie talks to the Nobel Prize-winner Doris Lessing about The Grass is Singing.
Martin Amis discusses his acclaimed novel London Fields with James Naughtie.
James Naughtie talks to Chinese-American writer Amy Tan about The Kitchen God's Wife.
Annie Proulx talks about her novel of life in far-flung Newfoundland, The Shipping News.
James Naughtie and author James Ellroy discuss Ellroy's thriller noir, The Black Dahlia.
James Naughtie talks to Margaret Drabble about her novel The Witch of Exmoor.