Tune out of the daily bustle and relax with these gripping holiday reads
Louis De Bernieres answers questions about his novel, Captain Corelli's Mandolin.
Andrea Levy discusses her prize-winning book Small Island.
Maya Angelou reflects on some of her earliest and most difficult memories
Author Terry Pratchett talks about his Discworld book The Colour Of Magic.
Pulitzer-Prize winning novelist Anne Tyler on her novel Dinner at the Homesick Restaurant
Popular British crime writer Ruth Rendell talked to the programme about her work.
Writer Paulo Coelho talks about his book The Alchemist.
Harriett Gilbert talks to the US satirist PJ O'Rourke about his book Eat The Rich
American Classic: Jay McInerney talks to Harriett Gilbert about F Scott Fitzgerald's novel
A discussion recorded in the fabled Algonquin Hotel, New York
Detective Erast Fandorin investigates a student's apparent suicide in 19th-century Moscow
Irish author Marian Keyes discusses her novel Rachel's Holiday
The power play in families and the themes of parenthood, marriage and sibling rivalry
Jeanette Winterson discusses her novel Oranges Are Not The Only Fruit with Harriet Gilbert
Jostein Gaarder on his novel Sophie’s World, the story of a teenage girl and a philospher
Harriett Gilbert talks to author John Grisham about his book A Time To Kill.
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen is 200 years old, but the story still resonates. Why?