20th-century American short story writers in all BBC programmes
Matthew Parris meets financial guru Alvin Hall, whose hero is James Baldwin.
Writer and comedian David Baddiel explores the life of novelist John Updike.
Writer and actress Helen Lederer nominates the writer-poet Dorothy Parker.
Helen Lederer chooses writer, poet and barbed wit, Dorothy Parker.
Naomi Wolf nominates Edith Wharton for Great Lives.
Publisher Kimberly Fortier chooses American writer Edith Wharton.
Monty Python's Michael Palin chooses the American writer, Ernest Hemingway.
Stand-up comedian Rich Hall discusses the life of playwright Tennessee Williams.