Ed Stourton profiles Michel Houellebecq, the controversial novelist who loves to provoke.
Jonathan Franzen's Purity and People, Places and Things at the National Theatre.
What happens when a major past crisis slips from public memory? With David Aaronovitch.
How technology - and two billion extra mouths to feed - will change our food in future. (R)
News presenter Mike Embley hears poems from Syrian writers responding to the conflict. (R)
BBC Radio 4 joins the BBC World Service.
Ed Stourton profiles Michel Houellebecq, the controversial novelist who loves to provoke. (R)
Ruth Sanderson visits a bee farm in Northamptonshire to see the honey being harvested.
Nick Crane presents the Radio 4 Appeal for Sustrans.
John Gray warns about the dangers of science that promises to enhance human abilities. (R)