On Midweek this week:-
John Grimshaw is the CEO and founder of Sustrans - the sustainable transport charity behind the National Cycle Network, which has just officially opened its 10,000th mile.
Vikram Seth is best known for his acclaimed novel A Suitable Boy.
His latest work - Two Lives - is a memoir which tells the story of his great uncle Shanti and his aunt Henny. It is published by Little Brown, at £20.
Two Lives will be Book of the Week on Radio 4 from 17-21 October.
There will be An Evening with Vikram Seth, reading from his new book, at The Guildhall, Salisbury on Thursday 6 October. For details, tel: 01722 414 060.
Charles Yeats is a former Amnesty Prisoner of Conscience, an ordained priest and Director of the Consultancy, Durham Ethics - which was founded to help large corporations respond to their moral, social and environmental responsibilities.
He has written the memoir Prisoner of Conscience - which tells the story of his conscientious objection against military service in South Africa. The book is published by Rider, at £12.99.
Pippa Bailey is the Artistic Director of oh!art, based at Oxford House in Bethnal Green, London. The Bethnal Green Green Spaces Festival takes place on Sunday 25 September. This festival is an innovative, large scale participatory project, linking 25 green spaces across the area, with activities ranging from art workshops and book-crossing to graffiti tagging.