The transformation of gourmet restaurant style. Also, racialised children's literature. (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
The Faroese prime minister accuses the EU of bullying tactics in row over over-fishing.
Michaela Strachan presents the story and sound of the wood pigeon.
1/3 Robert McCrum and his guests look at how to avoid writing 'the bits that readers skip'.
5/5 A useful and engaging guide to the wildlife of garden walls and stones.
1/5 The family house is now empty and the author uses it as his base.
Victoria Derbyshire talks to two mothers about the trauma and impact of child abuse.
Lucy Mangan explores the future for homeworking. Who wins - employer or employee?
A rise in student loan fraud, and cola-flavoured wine in France. With Julian Worricker.
1/5 Hardeep Singh Kohli explores the origin and associations of the word 'box'.
Sheila Dillon asks why the future of the UK's most popular fruit, the banana, is uncertain (R)
Barry Cryer chooses some of his favourite pieces of writing to present to an audience.
Kirsty Lang talks to Nick Payne, writer of Constellations, about his new play.
3/3 James Jones asks if the crash of 2008 demands a rethink of capitalism.
How the disturbing tale of one abortionist is affecting America's wider debate.
Is it possible for seven billion people to live with nature sustainably? (R)
1/3 Robert McCrum and his guests look at how to avoid writing 'the bits that readers skip'. (R)
Chris Ledgard talks to the outgoing editor of the Oxford English Dictionary. (R)
2/6 Documentaries in which people hurl themselves into the air with the hope of taking flight. (R)
1/5 The family house is now empty and the author uses it as his base. (R)
Tuesday 6 August 2013