Books

Friday 21st July

Paula Hawkins at the Dead In Dun Laoghaire crime-writing festival

Paula Hawkins who is taking part in the Dead in Dun Laoghaire one day crime writing festival tomorrow; she also talks about her latest novel "Into The Water" and the ...

Friday 14th July

Review: "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan

Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan, an epic American novel set in the world of horse racing and the consequences of slavery played out through the ...

Wednesday 12th July

Review: "The Late Show" by Michael Connelly

Declan Burke reviews "The Late Show", the first in a new series of crime thrillers by Michael Connelly featuring the Los Angeles police detective Renée Ballard (published by Orion Books)

"The Party" by Elizabeth Day

Elizabeth Day reads an extract from her latest novel "The Party" (published by Fourth Estate)

Tuesday 11th July

Review: "Go Slow: The Life of Julie London" by Michael Owen

Tony Clayton Lea reviews the biography "Go Slow: The Life of Julie London" by Michael Owen (published by Chicago Review Press)

Monday 10th July

Review: "Hunger: A Memoir Of (My) Body" by Roxanne Gay

Sinead Gleeson reviews "Hunger: A Memoir of (My) Body" by Roxanne Gay, in which the writer explores the reasons for her obesity and the way society uses it to judge ...

Friday 7th July

50th anniversary of "100 Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Darragh Downes marks the 50th anniversary of the publication of "100 Years of Solitude" by Gabriel Garcia Marquez

Thursday 6th July

"White Plains: Pieces & Witherlings" by Gordon Lish

Sinead Mooney spoke to the American writer Gordon Lish about his latest collection of essays on the use of language, ageing and mortality in "White Plains: Pieces & Witherlings" (published by ...

Wednesday 5th July

"This Cruel Station" by Martin Malone

Martin Malone talks about his current collection of short stories "This Cruel Station", set in Ireland, Ecuador and the Middle East where family secrets are unearthed and old lies exposed ...

Tuesday 4th July

Review: William Klein - Photofile

Aoife Barry reviews a new collection of the work of photographer William Klein (published by Thames & Hudson)

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