Nine perfect strangers find themselves thrown together at an unconventional health resort.
Nine Perfect Strangers homepage
Pat Barker reimagines Homer's The Iliad from the point of view of Trojan queen Briseis.
The Silence of the Girls homepage
Kate Atkinson's novel is set in the years after WWII and explores trust and loyalty.
Henry Goodman reads Peter Benchley's classic 1974 novel.
Jaws by Peter Benchley homepage
Eleanor Bron reads Elizabeth Taylor's poignant and witty masterpiece.
Mrs Palfrey at the Claremont homepage
Richard Orr reads David Park's story of a father coming to terms with the loss of a son.
Travelling in a Strange Land homepage
Anne Tyler's novel about family and self-discovery. Read by Barbara Barnes.
Clock Dance homepage
Second book in the hilarious Adrian Mole series by Sue Townsend. Read by Harry McEntire.
The Growing Pains of Adrian Mole homepage
Tim Winton's story of survival and self-discovery in the Australian outback.
The Shepherd's Hut homepage
Salley Vickers' lyrical tribute to the power of children's literature.
The Librarian homepage
Five stories from William Trevor's final and posthumous collection.
Last Stories homepage
By Meg Wolitzer. A disturbing incident alters the way a young student looks at her life.
The Female Persuasion homepage
Malachy Tallack's novel of love and inheritance set in a community struggling to survive.
The Valley at the Centre of the World homepage
Hilarious and moving novel from Nikesh Shukla about three generations of one family.
The One Who Wrote Destiny homepage
Serialised reading of John Updike's 1981 novel. Read by Toby Jones.
Rabbit Is Rich homepage
The story of a disappearance. Lee Ingleby reads Jon McGregor's award-winning novel.
Reservoir 13 homepage
Denise Mina reimagines the trial of brutal serial killer Peter Manuel in 1950s Glasgow.
The Long Drop homepage
James Joyce's autobiographical modernist masterpiece, read by Andrew Scott.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man homepage
Ludmila Ulitskaya's epic novel of dissident life in the decades after the death of Stalin.
Reading Europe - Russia: The Big Green Tent homepage
Orhan Pamuk tells the apparently simple story of well-diggers on the outskirts of Istanbul
Reading Europe - Turkey: The Red-Haired Woman homepage
Muriel Spark's playful and searching novel set amid London's postwar publishing scene.
The Vital Spark: A Far Cry from Kensington homepage
By Matt Haig. Poignant but funny novel about love and loss and living in the moment.
How to Stop Time homepage
Gail Honeyman's heartwarming novel about loneliness, loss and the possibility of change.
Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine homepage
Serialised reading of John Updike's 1971 novel. Read by Toby Jones.
Rabbit Redux homepage
Mohsin Hamid's story of love and hope, shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize.
Exit West homepage
Richard Flanagan's darkly funny novel about truth and lies. Read by Luke Mullins.
First Person homepage
Simon Russell Beale reads La Belle Sauvage, the first volume of Philip Pullman's trilogy.
The Book of Dust homepage
Crime serial specially written by Ian Rankin, best-selling author of the Rebus novels.
Ian Rankin - The Deathwatch Journal homepage
Owen Teale reads the novelisation of David Seltzer's academy award-winning horror story.
The Omen homepage
Sue Townsend's chronicle of a teenager growing up in the Midlands.
The Secret Diary of Adrian Mole, Aged 13 3/4 homepage