Life of Gormenghast author Mervyn Peake, on the centenary of his birth, by his children.
The acclaimed writer and the influential musician in the tag talk show.
Arthur C Clarke talks to Nigel Acheson at his home in Sri Lanka, in his seventieth year.
Science fiction author Arthur C. Clarke talks about his admiration for Stapledon
Horatio Clare explores the landscapes - real and imagined - of horror writer Arthur Machen
James Naughtie talks to China Mieville about The City and the City
Did Douglas Adams predict the future in the year 2000? Mitch Benn finds out.
John Lloyd uncovers the private papers of the late Douglas Adams.
Jon Canter shared a flat with Douglas Adams while the latter struggled for success.
Douglas Adams on his approach to creation, and how that would play out if he painted.
Douglas Adams on Monty Python, imagination and storytelling.
Douglas Adams on how Winnie the Pooh influenced his writing style.
Stephen Johnson examines Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker and writer ETA Hoffmann.
Comedian Frankie Boyle talks to comic book writer Grant Morrison.
Comic book legend Grant Morrison talks to musical comedy genius Neil Innes.
Misha Glenny traces the footsteps of Franz Kafka in his native city.
Michael Walsh talks about the challenging time when writer Phillip K Dick shared his home.
Melvyn Bragg and guests discuss the life and work of Jorge Luis Borges.
Novelist Joyce Carol Oates on dealing with her first few months as a widow.
James Naughtie and Louise Welsh discussed Kidnapped by Robert Louis Stevenson
Kurt Vonnegut on Kurt Vonnegut, with a little help from Josie Long
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
Blind Argentinian writer Borges is championed by Marcus de Sautoy.
Douglas Adams, author of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, chosen by Mark Carwardine.
Muriel Gray and Christopher Frayling discuss the life of ghost story writer MR James.
Neil Gaiman talks about Likely Stories, the new Sky Arts adaptations of his short stories
What are the bestselling author's top sci-fi stories?
Neil Gaiman goes underground to investigate the enduring appeal of the myth of Orpheus.
Michael Sheen champions Philip K Dick who has had an influence on his production of Hamlet
Robbie Stamp in imagined conversation with late business partner and friend Douglas Adams.