Shiromi Pinto talks to Owen Hatherley and Olivia Sudjic about her novel, Plastic Emotions, based on the life of Minnette de Silva.
In Day Sleeper (MACK) artist Sam Contis presents a new way of looking at the work of iconic American photographer Dorothea Lange. She talks about it here with Joanna Biggs.
Leïla Slimani talks to Amia Srinivasan about her latest book Sex and Lies, which departs from fiction to explore the lives of and give a voice to the young women of Morocco, struggling to survive and thrive in a deeply conservative, patriarchal culture.
Ruth Padel is joined by Raymond Antrobus and Anthony Anaxagorou for an evening of readings and conversation about Beethoven, poetry and music.
Samantha Harvey talks to Tessa Hadley about her book, The Shapeless Unease, an account of her insomnia.
Francesca Wade tells Alexandra Harris about her latest book, Square Haunting, about the writers and radicals who occupied Mecklenburgh Square in Bloomsbury between the wars.
Alexander Zevin talks to Tariq Ali about his new book, Liberalism at Large, a critical biography of the Economist magazine and an examination of liberalism.
In her latest book, Astra Taylor argues that democracy is not just in crisis, but that real democracy, inclusive and egalitarian, has never existed. She talks about it to David Graeber.