Writers from New York City in all BBC programmes
Matthew Parris meets financial guru Alvin Hall, whose hero is James Baldwin.
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.
Elaine Showalter nominates the 19th-century American writer Julia Ward-Howe.
Michael Horovitz nominates fellow poet and founder of the Beat generation Allen Ginsberg.
Journalist Eve Pollard explores Hollywood screenwriter Nora Ephron with Matthew Parris.
Matthew Parris meets the actor Simon Callow to discuss the life of Orson Welles.
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