Mariella Frostrup talks to Jonathan Coe, the author of the bestselling The Rotters' Club. He discusses his latest book The Terrible Privacy of Maxwell Sim, about a lonely man and the refuge he finds in a solitary journey delivering toothbrushes to the Shetland Isles.
Writer NJ Cooper discusses the key novels by women from the golden age of crime fiction.
Writer and Olympic coach Tom McNab explains why he is publishing a new edition of his best selling novel "Flanagan's Run" himself and editor of the website BookBrunch Liz Thomson analyses the current state of the increasingly popular phenomenon of self-publishing.
Producer: Sally Spurring.