3/6 Baroness Oona King's diaries show her political ambitions started from a very young age.
From Judy Garland to Ella Fitzgerald, the children's author shares his castaway choices.
5/8 The writer and stand-up comic talks about the books which have shaped her life.
Media executive and broadcaster Greg Dyke chooses explorer Captain James Cook.
2/6 Musician Chris Difford reads his 1974 diary, which charts the birth of his band Squeeze.
The astronaut inherits 'Where Have All the Flowers Gone', and passes on 'The Story'.
Charlie Luxton celebrates the 500th anniversary of the birth of architect Andrea Palladio.
Trevor Nunn chooses the Paul Temple radio theme and a classic by the Beatles.
From Mozart to Dire Straits, the children's writer shares her choices with Sue Lawley.
4/8 The creator of the Alex Rider novels talks about the five books which have shaped his life
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