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
Series of short stories written by leading literary voices from around the Commonwealth
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
U2's singer Bono reads his own poem, Elvis, and weaves it into an atmospheric sound-scape.
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.
Radio 3's cabaret of the word...
Ciaran Hinds introduces a series of letters written 100 years ago by people on-board
World Book Club invites the globe's great authors to discuss their best known novel.