Anne McElvoy asks if politicians use memoirs and diaries to control our view of the past.
Kirsty Lang reports on why so many films and TV dramas are 'Based on a True Story'.
From Marcus Aurelius to Men Are From Mars, let's get richer, happier and more productive.
Robin Ince looks at the early modern and 19-century self-helpers.
How has the digital world changed the way opinions are voiced and shaped?
Marina Warner looks at the world of contemporary storytelling.
Mark Lawson talks to author and critic Adam Mars-Jones about writing a memoir.
Mark Lawson talks to blogger and vlogger Hannah Witton.
Mark Lawson talks to the artist and Turner Prize nominee Marvin Gaye Chetwynd.
Mark Lawson talks to writer and author Rachel Cusk.
Reeta Chakrabarti talks to Andrew Old about his blog on working in education.
Reeta Chakrabarti meets Iram Ramzan, who blogs on her life as a 'progressive Muslim woman'
Robin Ince looks at how self-help moved away from soulful wellbeing towards making money.