James Naughtie on the novelist who was a master of moral guilt and cold war intrigue.
BBC Radio 4
1/3 Alan connects with a 66-year-old Texan widow and an 18-year-old poker player in London.
Today, a Burmese Rohingya refugee tells us why she's determined to make Malaysia her home
BBC World Service
Helen Castor presents Radio 4's popular history magazine.
James Naughtie on the food writer who brought European cuisine to British tables.
The Christian who tried to 'cure' gay people but has come to terms with his homosexuality.
James Naughtie assesses the mountaineer who conquered Mount Everest.
Campaigner Doreen Lawrence is interviewed by Kirsty Young.
Sian Williams and Richard Coles with actor Stephen Mangan.
Margaret and Barry remember their murdered son Jimmy.