Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss Aldous Huxley's dystopian 1932 novel Brave New World.
All animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others.
Ernie Rea discusses 'Animal Farm' on the anniversary of its publication 75 years ago.
From the Hay Festival, James Naughtie and an audience of readers talk to David Mitchell.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss The Trial, by Franz Kafka.
Golding's classic novel was saved from being rejected by Faber by the luckiest of chances.
Ed Howker looks at the world depicted in the science fiction novel Logan's Run.
Malorie Blackman joins James Naughtie and readers to discuss Noughts and Crosses.
Margaret Atwood on her dystopian masterpiece The Handmaid's Tale. With James Naughtie.
On his contentious new novel Submission.
James Naughtie talks to author Robert Harris about his international bestseller Fatherland
The Trial has just opened at London's Young Vic.
What led avowed socialist George Orwell to write a novel that is beloved of the Right?
Helen Mark retraces the journey of Watership Down 40 years on.