Arts news and reviews.
In 1992 the novelist Muriel Spark invited Martin Stannard to write her first official biography. Martin discusses the resulting book, which covers Muriel Spark's relationship with her son, her companion Penelope Jardine, and the Catholic church.
Lee Child tops bestseller charts with his Jack Reacher novels. Now his brother Andrew has published his first thriller. The brothers discuss competition, advice and how their reading habits have fed into their work.
Plus, reflections on the life of the choreographer Merce Cunningham, whose death was announced today.