Thursday 27th October

"Trouble Is Our Business: New Stories by Irish Crime Writers", edited by Declan Burke

Declan Burke, editor and writer Niamh O’Connor chat about a new anthology “Trouble Is Our Business: New Stories by Irish Crime Writers” (published by New Island)

Wednesday 26th October

A guide to "The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins

Mary McGill profiles the Victorian novelist Wilkie Collins; next week the BBC will screen a television adaptation of his mystery novel “The Moonstone”

Wednesday 12th October

"Sex & Death", a collection of short stories edited by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs

Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs, editors of "Sex & Death", 20 short stories exploring the two most powerful and terrifying forces that define and shape the human experience

Tuesday 11th October

"Here I Am" by Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer, author of "Here I Am" which is about the daily strains and trivialities that can both make and break a family and an examination of various forms of identity (parenthood, childhood, ...

Tuesday 4th October

"Louis MacNeice: In A Between World" by Christopher J Fauske

Christopher J Fauske, Professor of Communications at Salem State University, Massachusetts discusses his book "Louis MacNeice: In A Between World" (published by Irish Academic Press) .

"Resolution" by A.N. Wilson

A.N. Wilson, author of "Resolution", which tells the story of Captain Cook’s second voyage of discovery to the South Atlantic, Tahiti and New Zealand  through the eyes of a seventeen year ...

Friday 30th September

"Hostages" by Oisín Fagan

 Oisín Fagan chats about his debut collection of short stories set in rural Ireland,  "Hostages" (published by New Island Books)

Tuesday 27th September

"The House On Seaview Road" by Alison Walsh

Alison Walsh chats about her latest novel "The House On Seaview Road", following the lives of two sisters on the cusp of adulthood growing up in Dublin in the 1980's 

Monday 26th September

Review: "The Letters of Samuel Beckett 1966 – 1989"

Eithne Shortall reviews the fourth and final collection of Samuel Beckett’s letters, spanning the years 1966 to 1989 (published by Cambridge University Press)  

Friday 23rd September

"The Lesser Bohemians" by Eimear McBride

Eimear McBride reads an extract from her latest novel “The Lesser Bohemians” (published by Faber & Faber)



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