Matthew Sweet, Joan Passey, Roger Luckhurst and Sam George look at Varney the Vampire
Two leading thinkers who are investigating the nature of mind and its place in the world.
Rana Mitter discusses religion, evolution, neuroscience and history.
Geoff Dyer and Dame Sheila Hancock discuss endings and lateness with Matthew Sweet.
Anne McElvoy and guests look at the writing of the German Romantic who died 25 June 1822.
Reimagining the city through Chris Bush's drama trilogy about its oldest scissor factory.
Matthew Sweet discusses environmental thinking and a film about rice made over 18 years.
Shahidha Bari looks at the writing of Woolf and Joyce and what was really popular in 1922.
Damon Galgut discusses his Booker Prize-winning novel, The Promise, with Anne McElvoy
Is that strong, inescapable image of 19th-century city streets in our heads the right one?