Celebrating the written word
James Naughtie talks to Kei Miller about The Cartographer Tries to Map a Way to Zion.
Daljit Nagra selects the best programmes from the BBC's poetry archive.
Nina Sosanya and Natalie Simpson read from travel diaries to novels warning against walks.
Stephanie Flanders and Roisin McAuley discuss favourite books with Harriett Gilbert.
The news presenter and the author both talk about the books they've chosen.
Seb Falk talks to researchers about attitudes to Mars, seeing colour and Skylab's crash.
Tsitsi Dangarembga talks about her coming-of-age novel Nervous Conditions
Ian McMillan with Michael Symmons Roberts, Leafcutter John, Jack Bernhardt and Kate Fox.
Sadie Ryan, Lynda Clark and Allison Koenecke talk about their research with Matthew Sweet.
Horatio Clare talks to Laurence Scott about mania and healing. Plus Stevie Smith.
The comedian and the books blogger talk to Harriett about their favourite books
Shahidha Bari looks at research into girls in film and fiction to Malawi health projects.
Elizabeth Day talks to Mary Lawson
Twelve jury members, Norse gods, eggs, tone composition, bar blues and Force 12.
Poet Daljit Nagra selects the best programmes from the BBC's poetry archive.
With Linda Grant, Kassia St Clair, Amy Key, plus new drama from Lettie Precious.
Maya and Horace have escaped from The Seven's compound and now plan to rescue Jan's baby.
Everything you need to know about this year's story-writing competition for kids.
Judges for the competition are announced as submissions open.
The author of the Sandman comics shares the sci-fi novels that inspired him.
The actor compiled a list of his favourite comics during the recording of Anansi Boys.
Test your knowledge of the world of Harry Potter with our ultimate quiz.
Quiz time: Test your Austen knowledge to see if you qualify.