3/5 William Dalrymple examines a 17th-century miniature portrait of the Sultan of Bijapur.
2/5 William Dalrymple celebrates a remarkable 7th-century rock carving near the Bay of Bengal.
1/5 A mural from the Ajanta caves showing the king of Varanasi on a hunting expedition.
5/5 AL Kennedy discusses romantic love.
4/5 Writer AL Kennedy discusses family.
3/5 AL Kennedy ponders friendship, which, as an only child, she put off as long as possible.
2/5 AL Kennedy contemplates the pitfalls of being old, young or something in between.
1/5 AL Kennedy reveals why, despite her fear of them, she hugs strangers in the street.
5/5 At 2017's Hay Festival, author Scarlett Thomas talks about how to write a book.
4/5 Dr Martin Johnes discusses the art of making statistics and figures worth reading.