Will Eaves discusses Murmur, his award-winning novel about Alan Turing.
Will Eaves on Alan Turing; The Moon in Fiction and Poetry; Afrofuturism
Iris Murdoch Special
On the centenary of her birth, Open Book celebrates the novels of Iris Murdoch.
Ocean Vuong, Bauhaus novels, Sudan literary postcard
Award-winning poet Ocean Vuong discusses his debut novel, On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous.
David Nicholls, Ghost writing, Elizabeth Hardwick
David Nicholls discusses his latest novel Sweet Sorrow.
Colm Tóibín on Wilde, Yeats and Joyce, Mary Beth Keane, the best novels of 1979
Colm Tóibín on Wilde, Yeats and Joyce's fraught relationships with their fathers
Benjamin Myers, Proust's In Search of Lost Time, Valeria Luiselli
Benjamin Myers discusses his latest novel The Offing.
John Dryden, Jean Binta Breeze and Spike Milligan
Daljit Nagra selects John Dryden, Jean Binta Breeze and Spike Milligan.
Revisit Slavery Stories, William Melvyn Kelley & Esi Edugyan
Laurence Scott meets the family of a rediscovered African American writer & 3 historians
Conversations with stars of stage and screen, plus music from musicals and the movies.
The best of BBC Radio this week with broadcaster Adrian Goldberg.
Should We All Be Activists?
Do online campaigns work or do they just make us feel better?