5/5 Exploring birch, very short-lived trees which represent punishment, beauty and versatility
4/5 Fiona Stafford on the holly tree, which reaches huge proportions if not pruned annually.
3/5 Fiona Stafford discusses the cherry tree, prized in many ways, but also in sharp decline.
2/5 Fiona Stafford discusses the Leyland cypress or leylandii.
1/5 Professor Fiona Stafford discusses the horse chestnut tree.
5/5 Playwright Jeff Young explores the unusually powerful impact of Kafka's language.
4/5 Playwright April de Angelis discusses Kafka's novel The Castle.
3/5 Karen Leeder explores Franz Kafka's very modern use of messengers and messages.
2/5 Hanif Kureishi on Franz Kafka's personal and artistic fascination with the body and food.
1/5 Margaret Atwood revisits an essay she wrote on Franz Kafka when she was 19 years old.