14 October, 2013
Monica Ali explains why fictional characters should always be in need of a sandwich.
8 July, 2013
Guest judge of the Oxford-Weidenfeld Prize 2013, Adam Thorpe discusses the joy and suffering of literary translation.
13 May, 2013
The poet Sharon McCartney talks to Stephanie Yorke about rich reading, women writing, and endurance.
21 January, 2013
David Shook remembers Equatorial Guinea, and the artist Bosquete POP.
2 July, 2012
Paul Sweeten talks to Paralympic athlete and Oxford graduate Nikki Emerson.
18 June, 2012
The Liverpudlian poet discusses form, his translations from the Italian, and the inexorable qualities of the agave plant.
4 June, 2012
Terry Eagleton discusses religion, identity, the state of literary criticism, and the current revival of leftist discourse.
A great prose stylist discusses Freud, Victorian architecture, and his latest novel The Stranger's Child.
23 April, 2012
Kevin Begos Jr. discusses the development of a unique decaying text now housed at the Bodleian Library.
26 March, 2012
The MP for Tottenham reflects on the causes and impact of the riots, and discusses his new book Out of the Ashes.