Serialised book readings, featuring works from various genres
BBC National Short Story Award 2018
The Sweet Sop by Ingrid Persaud
Stories shortlisted for the National Short Story Award
A lighter look at women reaching their 40s and growing old disgracefully.
Radio 4 Extra
James Bond - Solo
Readings from modern classics, new works by leading writers and world literature
An Irishman's Guide to Paris by Robert McLiam Wilson
Three Irish writers give their take on being an Irishman living and writing abroad.
Poetry and alternative comedy with John Hegley
Omnibus editions of Kate Atkinson's novel set in post-war London, read by Fenella Woolgar.
Readings of stories by the London-born author.
Author Jan Morris keeps a poignant and amusing diary of her daily thoughts.
Storyteller Sarah Kendall brings her critically acclaimed live shows to radio.
Tales from Man Booker-nominated author Alison Moore's debut collection of short stories
Peter Benchley's classic novel, and one of the most iconic films of all time.
Readings of short stories by Colin Dexter
Selections of poetry on various themes, chosen by listeners
Short story series by Jon McGregor set in the Peak District.
William Trevor - Cheating at Canasta
Cheating at Canasta
Short stories or abridged books, often from new writers
Short stories written by the English author Fay Weldon
Come On Up to the House
Series of three stories inspired by the unique music of Tom Waits
The Exam, by Doreen Baingana
Series of short stories written by leading literary voices from around the Commonwealth
Archive recordings and poem readings pay tribute to the familiar chimes
Ciaran Hinds introduces a series of letters written 100 years ago by people on-board
Five writers consider the momentous events that are reshaping the Arab world
Peter White visits Argentina to hear about the work of blind fabulist Jorge Luis Borges.
U2's singer Bono reads his own poem, Elvis, and weaves it into an atmospheric sound-scape.
Leading scientists address letters to Charles Darwin
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