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Anna Leszkiewicz is culture editor of the New Statesman.
Meaningless corporate myths of the “self-made man” are merrily regurgitated in this BBC Radio 4 doc.
Feature writer Cara McGoogan says the show investigates “one of the biggest scandals in recent British history”.
Wedding photos are postcards from the unmapped territory of other people’s relationships.
The Goldsmiths Prize-shortlisted novelist on writing about older women, “dreary, middlebrow” literature and why she volunteers for Dying with Dignity.
A BBC Radio 4 documentary marks the anniversary of the tragedy in south-east London 40 years on.
The names have been changed, but over each half-hour podcast episode individual personalities emerge with striking clarity.
Lee is known for her landmark biographies of writers such as Virginia Woolf and Edith Wharton. Now, she has taken on her first living subject: Tom Stoppard.
The podcast You're Wrong About re-examines the long-established narratives surrounding the Princess of Wales with renewed empathy.
Variously depicted as a victim or a villain, perhaps no other writer has an afterlife more contested than Plath.
BBC Radio 4's Michael Morpurgo's Folk Journeys explores the musical tradition of songs about war, protest, immigration and love.