A fragmentary look at the writer Susan Sontag through her own words and those of her peers
Michael Goldfarb looks at the history of rude, violent debate that has marked US politics.
Discussing America's continuing issues with race & whether he's left Easy Rawlins behind.
Michael Berkeley's guest is writer and artist Audrey Niffenegger.
Why do journalists flock to Washington for the presidential election?
Carter first sitting president to attend Met opera.
Carter Playboy interview. Public reaction to Carter's 'adultery in my heart' admission.
Carter reshuffles his team of advisers.
The acclaimed chef and writer talks to John Wilson in August 2000
Agony aunt Irma Kurtz talks to her USA counterpart Cheryl Strayed about agony in America.
The parallels between the leadership of President Clinton and Felipe Gonzalez of Spain.
Newt Gingrich becomes Speaker of the US House of Representatives.
The United Nations intervention in Bosnia, and the hesitation of Bill Clinton.
President Clinton visits China, considering US - Chinese relations and Nixon's 1972 visit.
The prosperity and popularity of President Clinton.
Contrasting Clinton's high approval rating with the widespread belief that he's lying.
Did Bill Clinton use family and political influence to avoid being drafted during Vietnam?
Paula Jones' civil prosecution of Clinton for an alleged 1991 sexual assault thrown out.
Allegations that Clinton persuaded Monica Lewinsky to give false testimony examined.
"White is catching gay life at a key moment when it's developing in very different ways"
The writer and critic DJ Taylor profiles Dan Brown, the author of The Da Vinci Code.
Writer and comedian David Baddiel explores the life of novelist John Updike.
President Clinton's trip to dissuade Boris Yeltsin from sending nuclear aid to Iran.
BBC Radio 4 Front Row interview with Philip Roth 27 June 2011
US writer Garth Greenwell on his debut novel What Belongs to You
Admission of affairs sink Hart's chances of the Democrat nomination.
Republicans have a majority in both houses of the Senate for the first time in 40 years.
The press scrutiny of the personal life of Governor Bill Clinton in 1992.
Helen Ellis on her novel American Housewife
Libyan writer Hisham Matar talks to James Naughtie about his novel In the Country of Men.