Writer Howard Jacobson with a keynote lecture on why we need the novel.
Anne McElvoy and sculptor Helaine Blumenfeld, artist Dale Harding, writer Stella Tillyard
Matthew Sweet takes a walk around Eleanor Marx's old neighborhood.
Matthew Sweet visits The Marvellous Mechanical Museum at Compton Verney.
The Italian architect talks to Philip Dodd about his career from the Pompidou to the Shard
Nandini Das and John Gallagher look at words for strangers in Tudor and Stuart England.
Alison Bechdel's memoir on stage, a novel inspired by Kathy Acker, Oscar Wilde in the USA
Beauty - Renaissance to the present. Chantal Joffe & Heather Widdows with Anne McElvoy
How the Victorians changed lunch, Elsa Richardson and Chris Kissane join Rana Mitter.
Joanna Cohen looks back at the manifesto which remodelled the Declaration of Independence
Curing lovesickness or learning alchemy's secrets. Seb Falk on Chaucer's friend John Gower
Lucy Powell tells the story of a radical community of women set up in 1760s rural England
The tale of Mary Moders, a C17 bigamist and media sensation, is retold by John Gallagher.
Sophie Coulombeau on the life of a C18 cleric and entrepreneur & the idea of failure
The man who loved our trees and woods and new ideas of what they were and might become
Colin Grant Hannah Lowe and Jay Bernard discuss writing about Windrush with Shahidha Bari
Matthew Sweet reads Ursula Le Guin's novel + Paul Foot Award.
Debbie Wiseman, Fern Riddell, Frank Tallis and Tiffany Watt Smith join Matthew Sweet.
Philip Dodd explores the Intellectual Dark Web with Bari Weiss, Douglas Murray + Ed Husain