Our round-up of the biggest titles for the Christmas season.
A profile of the late American writer, renowned for her unsettling and disturbing stories.
Designer Bookbinders Fellow Angela James gives an insight into her creative process.
Authors including Margaret Atwood and Anne Enright discuss Angela Carter's radical writing
The wartime love story by Michael Ondaatje came out on top in the Golden Booker.
Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, wrote The Blazing World in 1666
From surfing to poison: a collection of fascinating facts about the author.
His new book is about a young Muslim-American trying to jumpstart Yemen's coffee industry
Ten poetry readings from Liam Neeson, Colin Farrell, Noel Gallagher and more.
A lighthearted look at the world of cover design in fiction.
The classic paperback covers from detective fiction, fantasy epics and spy novels.
From one of America’s greatest writers to an author who works part time in a bookshop.
Outspoken, enigmatic, tantalising - what do we know about author Arundhati Roy?
Commemorating the literature and music of Anthony Burgess
From JT LeRoy to the Hitler Diaries - fakes that fooled the world.
The best features on books and literature from 2016 on BBC Arts.
Brian Morton explores the four non-fiction books on the shortlist.
Jack Kahane used profits from 'light erotica' to publish Henry Miller and Anais Nin.
Olympia Press published some of the most significant authors of the post-war era.
The extraordinary life and career of author Jan Morris
We profile the novelist as his first non-fiction volume, The Pigeon Tunnel, is published.
Professor Willy Maley on picking the 30-strong longlist for Scotland's Favourite Book.
The National Trust properties that inspired some of our greatest authors.
With a new BBC adaptation of Conrad's The Secret Agent, we take a deeper look at the book.
An interview with the author of Everyone is Watching.
Poet Lisa Luxx on her new book and a love/hate relationship with technology
Bidisha on writer Lynn Farley-Rose's late-blossoming talent
A visit to the source of Mary Shelley's novel sheds fresh light on her gripping tale.
Author Ann Cleeves celebrates World Book Night
Bidisha reports on the under-representation of writers of colour in UK publishing.
Biographer Claire Harman discusses the author's enduring appeal.
The poet, performer and author discusses The Bricks that Built the Houses.
How did Seven Hanged, an obscure Russian novel, help to kickstart WW1?
Fascinating facts about the author behind the BBC drama The Night Manager.
A retrospective look at the legacy of British poet Stevie Smith.
Author Howard Jacobson analyses Shakespeare's depiction of Shylock.
As a lavish adaptation hits screens, BBC Arts appraises Louise Doughty's writing.
Simon Richardson talks to author Amy Liptrot about her book, The Outrun.
An in-depth look at one of Scotland's greatest and most enigmatic writers
Radio 4 producer Robin Brooks on the art of cutting novels down to size
The barrister discusses a pivotal moment in British legal and literary history.
Mark Lawson looks back at the writing of Kazuo Ishiguro
Love to Read feature articles celebrating the BBC's season on books and reading.
Author interviews and readings from across the BBC
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