A fragmentary look at the writer Susan Sontag through her own words and those of her peers
Author Alan Bissett on his journey from lad to feminist.
Matthew Parris meets financial guru Alvin Hall, whose hero is James Baldwin.
Financial guru Alvin Hall returns to his Florida hometown.
Michael Berkeley's guests is writer on families Andrew Solomon.
Lenny Henry unveils the mysterious contents of Andy Warhol's Time Capsules.
Ariel Levy discusses her role as writer under a new president who distrusts the media.
"White is catching gay life at a key moment when it's developing in very different ways"
Farrah Jarral looks at the anthropological legacy of Margaret Mead.
Lavinia Greenlaw meets Bishop's cousin
Elizabeth Bishop's House
Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers
Chris Anderson talks to some of the most interesting TED stage speakers.
Ellen DeGeneres talks to Robbie Collin about her new film, Finding Dory.
Beverly Hills John is his first ever exhibition in London.
US writer Garth Greenwell on his debut novel What Belongs to You
Peter White meets stand-up comedienne Geri Jewell, who was born with cerebral palsy.
Erin Pizzey chooses American writer Gertrude Stein.
Writer Jeet Thayil retraces beat poet Allen Ginsberg's travels round India in the 1960s.
Jarvis Cocker celebrates the life and work of literary wunderkind Carson McCullers.
Colm Toibin presents an intimate portrait of American poet John Ashbery, who died in 2017.
Julia Donaldson talks to Mark Lawson about the work of writer and illustrator Arnold Lobel
How an unlikely friendship led to Harlem poet Langston Hughes' epic 1964 BBC radio series.
Matthew Parris hears why the black activist and poet has been chosen as a great life.
Creating his “African Game of Thrones”, the award-winning novelist Marlon James
Short documentaries and adventures in sound inspired by the poet Mary Oliver.
Michael Horovitz nominates fellow poet Allen Ginsberg as his Great Life.
Horatio Clare tells the story of the unconventional anthropologist Colin Turnbull.
A conversation between contemporary figures and archive recordings of James Baldwin.