Thursday 15th February

Review: "The Tattooist of Auschwitz" by Heather Morris

Edel Coffey reviews "The Tattooist of Auschwitz", the debut novel by Heather Morris which tells the story of a 24-year old Slovakian man and his attempts to survive three years ...

Wednesday 14th February

A love special for St Valentine's Day

A love special for St Valentine's Day, looking at some of the great screen romances, books that took the theme of love in strange directions and unusual love songs

Tuesday 13th February

"Imagining: Home", a literary festival celebrating Canada and Ireland

Jane Urquhart, one of the guests at "Imagining: Home", a 2-day literary festival at UCD celebrating the connections between Canada and Ireland Further details:  

Monday 12th February

Review: "Force of Nature" by Jane Harper

Hannah Parkes reviews "Force of Nature" by Jane Harper, a follow-up to "The Dry", her murder mystery set in the Australian outback (published by Flatiron Books)

Friday 9th February

3 books beginnings

Yvonne Nolan with her recommendations for 3 books on new beginnings - "Light In August" by William Faulkner, "The Blazing World" by Siri Hustvedt and "Midwinter Break" by Bernard MacLaverty

Thursday 8th February

"Restless Souls" by Dan Sheehan

Dan Sheehan chats about his debut novel "Restless Souls", set in Dublin in the 1990's it's a road trip about male friendship set against the backdrop of the siege of ...

Tuesday 6th February

"The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock" by Imogen Hermes Gowar

Imogen Hermes Gowar chats about her debut novel "The Mermaid & Mrs Hancock", set in the world of sex workers in Georgian London in 1785 (published by Harvill Secker)

Review: "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs

Declan Burke reviews "One Good Reason" by Susan Stairs, partly-inspired by the authors own experiences, it's about home invasion, conflict, revenge and the consequences of violence (published by Hachette Books)

Thursday 1st February

Celebrating Tom Murphy

A special programme live from the Abbey Theatre to celebrate the work of playwright Tom Murphy

Tuesday 30th January

Review: "Don't Skip Out On Me" by Willy Vlautin

Róisín Dwyer reviews "Don't Skip Out On Me" by singer/author Willy Vlautin, the story of a twenty-one year old farm hand in Nevada who has ambitions to re-invent himself as a ...



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