Writers of Gothic fiction in all BBC programmes
Feminist campaigner and writer Caroline Criado-Perez champions the life of Jane Austen.
Geneticist Steve Jones chooses 19th-century fiddle-playing shepherd and writer James Hogg.
Laura Bates tells Matthew Parris why Louisa May Alcott of "Little Women" is her Great Life
Will Self nominates Oscar Wilde.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates the writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island.
Gyles Brandreth praises the life of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.