Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Finding a new best friend is not easy in this contemporary short story by Abigail Ulman.
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
An old man with a broken heart wonders whether he can remedy his sorry situation.
Series of short stories written by leading literary voices from around the Commonwealth
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
Selected short stories by the British author
U2's singer Bono reads his own poem, Elvis, and weaves it into an atmospheric sound-scape.
Cartographer Frances Shore encounters significant challenges when she goes to Saudi Arabia
A story that follows a grieving boy and his dad on an American road trip.
A rainy day in June, Felicity spends an unusual evening with her neighbours.
Five writers consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
Short story series.
Series of innovative sound stories by Bristol-based writers
Short stories from Mary Costello's acclaimed debut collection.
An estranged daughter returns home after 15 years for her rabbi father's funeral.
Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners
Three stories from contemporary Italy.
Series of short stories from crime writer Ruth Rendell
Readings of stories by the English barrister and author
Enillwyr cystadleuaeth Stori fer Taliesin a BBC Radio Cymru 2015.
Three stories produced in collaboration with the Australia New Zealand Literature Festival
Ciaran Hinds introduces a series of letters written 100 years ago by people on-board
Short stories by the Irish writer William Trevor
Short stories by writers new to Radio 4 and based on personal experience.