Michael J. Sandel is the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Professor of Government at Harvard University, where he has taught political philosophy since 1980.

John Olsen takes us on an Australian journey through his own eyes and the paintings of his friends, including Donald Friend, Lloyd Rees, Jeffrey Smart, Clifton Pugh, Tim Storrier and Margaret Olley

Professor Sasha Grishin AM, FAHA, The Sir William Dobell Professor of Art History, Australian National University, writes: Peter Sculthorpe is one of Australia's greatest contemporary composers, w

Ayaan Hirsi Ali, is a writer and thinker who at just 40 years of age, has lived many lives.

Jennifer Byrne is joined by the heavy artillery of the publishing world to discuss what it takes to be a bestselling author.

Looking at the tricky business of transforming our beloved books into cinema.

Jennifer Byrne is joined by Australian travel writer Cate Kennedy, Scottish historian and travel writer William Dalrymple, journalist and member of the British Guild of Travel Writers Claire Scobie

Jennifer Byrne conducts an in-depth interview with the late author and journalist Christopher Hitchens, discussing life and his memoir Hitch-22 Some Confessions and Contradictions: A Memoir.

Life is a game. The game is life. In downtown Dallas Texas, 3000 'gamers' from 55 countries have come to compete, to conquer, to kill.

A documentary on the life and art of James Gleeson, Australia's foremost Surrealist painter to mark his 80th year.