8/8 Lynn Barber talks to Matthew Parris about Sebastian Walker of Walker Books.
BBC Radio 4
7/8 Diana Athill joins Matthew to explore the life of the Spanish painter Francisco de Goya.
7/9 Nicholas Parsons nominates Edward Lear, now remembered best for his nonsense verse.
BBC Radio 4 Extra
6/8 Eric Pickles chooses the great Hollywood director John Ford.
5/8 Alexei Sayle explains why scholar and literary critic Edward Said inspired him.