Books

Wednesday 22nd November

Review: "Dunbar" by Edward St Aubyn

Owen Roe reviews "Dunbar", a novel by Edward St Aubyn which re-imagines Shakespeare's King Lear as a man called Henry Dunbar who is Canadian media mogul (published by Hogarth Shakespeare)

Tuesday 21st November

Review: "Live Cinema and Its Techniques" by Francis Ford Coppola

Tony Tracy reviews "Live Cinema and Its Techniques" by Francis Ford Coppola, a book about a technical concept of making live cinema that Coppola has been trying to realise since ...

Monday 20th November

"Rise Above! Letters from Tyrone Guthrie", edited by Christopher FitzSimon

Christopher FitzSimon, editor of "Rise Above! Letters from Tyrone Guthrie" , a collection of letters which give an insight into the life of the very influential theatre director (published by ...

Friday 17th November

Review: "Where The Past Begins", a memoir by Amy Tan

Eithne Shortall reviews "Where The Past Begins", a memoir by Amy Tan (published by Fourth Estate)

"Manhattan Beach" by Jennifer Egan

Jennifer Egan chats about her latest novel "Manhattan Beach", set in the shipyards and nightclubs of 1940's Brooklyn (published by Corsair)

Friday 10th November

Review: "The Unforeseen" by Dorothy MacArdle

Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Unforeseen" by Dorothy MacArdle, a gothic ghost story set in Wicklow which was originally published in 1945 (published by Tramp Press)

Thursday 9th November

Review: "Bluebird, Bluebird" by Attica Locke

Declan Burke reviews "Bluebird, Bluebird", the latest Attica Locke crime thriller set in contemporary Texas where racial tensions are running high (published by Mulholland Books)

Wednesday 8th November

"Female Lines - New Writing by Women from Northern Ireland"

Dawn Miranda Sherratt Bado and Celia de Fréine chat about "Female Lines", a new anthology of female writers from Northern Ireland (published by New Island)

"Lou Reed - A Life" by Anthony DeCurtis

Anthony DeCurtis, author of the biography "Lou Reed - A Life" (published by John Murray)

Tuesday 7th November

Review: "The Alarming Palsy of James Orr" by Tom Lee

Tom Donnelly reviews "The Alarming Palsy of James Orr" by Tom Lee, about a man who wakes one morning to find half his face has collapsed due to Bell's Palsy ...

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