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.
Journalist Laura Bates tells Matthew Parris why Louisa M Alcott is her Great Life.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates Robert Louis Stevenson, author of Treasure Island.
Poet Douglas Dunn nominates the writer Robert Louis Stevenson.
Gyles Brandreth praises the life of Arthur Conan Doyle, the creator of Sherlock Holmes.