Books

Wednesday 8th November

"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 ...

Wednesday 1st November

"In White Ink" by Elske Rahill

Elske Rahill chats about "In White Ink", her first collection of short stories featuring various kinds of mothers all searching for meaning in life (published by Lilliput Press)

Wednesday 25th October

"A Life Of My Own", a memoir by Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin talks about her memoir "A Life Of My Own" (published by Viking)

Monday 23rd October

Review: "Uncommon Type: Some Stories" by Tom Hanks

Darryl Jones reviews "Uncommon Type: Some Stories" by Tom Hanks (published by William Heinemann)

Friday 20th October

"After Ireland" by Declan Kiberd

Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland: Writing the nation from Beckett to the present", a critical overview of Irish writing since the establishment of the State (published by ...

Thursday 19th October

Review: "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides

Anna Carey reviews "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides, his first collection of short stories (published by 4th Estate).

Wednesday 18th October

George Saunders wins the Man Booker Prize for "Lincoln in the Bardo"

Listen back to George Saunders speaking to Seán Rocks about "Lincoln in the Bardo" on 13th March 2017.  

A profile of Philip Pullman

Maura McHugh with a profile of Philip Pullman, ahead of the publication of "La Belle Sauvage", Volume 1 of "The Book of Dust", his follow-up to the "His Dark Materials" ...

Friday 13th October

"Manderley Forever - The Life of Daphne du Maurier" by Tatiana de Rosnay

Author Tatiana de Rosnay talks about her latest book "Manderley Forever - The Life of Daphne du Maurier" which explores the life of the best-selling author of the novels "Rebecca", ...

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