Highlights from Free Thinking 2009, including Sarah Hall on the sources of her writing.
BBC Radio 3
Lionel Shriver talks to Anne McElvoy about her novel A Perfectly Good Family.
Talk by Tom Shakespeare on how art can help us understand today's difficult moral issues.
Globe-trotting architect Dan Cruickshank on why we must restore lost historic buildings.
5/5 Kim Newman discusses Poe, the man and his alter-ego, looking at his story William Wilson.
4/5 Mark Lawson on the influence of The Murders in the Rue Morgue on modern crime fiction.
Julia Neuberger gives a lecture about ending prejudice against Britain's senior citizens.
3/5 Louise Welsh exposes and dissects Edgar Allan Poe's gothic heart.
2/5 Joanne Harris discusses the women in Poe's life and the influence they had on his stories.
1/5 Andrew Taylor explores Poe's childhood in England and the inspiration behind his own novel
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