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    Review: “The Narrow Bed” by Sophie Hannah

    Arlene Hunt reviews “The Narrow Bed” by Sophie Hannah, about a comedienne who discovers her grandmother may have been murdered by the serial killer Billy No-Mates (published by Hodder & Staughton)

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    "Rebel Sisters" by Marita Conlon-McKenna

    Marita Conlon-McKenna chats about her latest novel “Rebel Sisters”, based on the true story of the three privileged Gifford sisters living in Ranelagh who were caught up in the Irish fight for freedom in 1916 (published by Transworld)

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    “Under The Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta

    Chinelo Okparanta talks about her debut novel “Under The Udala Trees”, the story of a young girl who loses her parents in war-torn Biafra, a close friendship with another lost girl and dealing with her sexuality in adulthood (published by Granta)

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    "Eugene Onegin" by Alexander Pushkin

    Anthony Thuillier with a guide to the classic novel-in-verse “Eugene/Yevgeny Onegin” by Russian poet Alexander Pushkin for which a new translation by Anthony Briggs has just been published (published by Pushkin Press)

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    Review: "The Outrun" by Amy Liptrot

    Sinead Gleeson reviews “The Outrun” by Amy Liptrot, a memoir about a young woman's rural life on the Orkney islands, her father’s mental illness, her move to London, alcoholism and eventual move back to the islands (published by Canongate)

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    "This Is The Ritual" by Rob Doyle

    Rob Doyle talks about the characters in his latest collection of short stories “This Is The Ritual” (published by Bloomsbury)

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    "Try Not To Breathe" by Holly Seddon

    Holly Seddon, author of “Try Not To Breathe”, her debut novel about an alcoholic journalist trying to solve a 15-year old crime (published by Corvus Books)

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