Books

Tuesday 2nd May

"In The Name Of The Family" by Sarah Dunant

Sarah Dunant chats about her latest novel "In The Name Of The Family", set in Italy in the 1500's and charting the decadent and power-hungry Borgia family (published by Virago)

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Prophets of Eternal Fjord" by Kim Leine

Kay Sheehy with the second of her reviews of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Prophets of Eternal Fjord" by Kim Leine (published by Atlantic ...

Friday 28th April

"The Dead House" by Billy O'Callaghan

Billy O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "The Dead House", about a woman who moves to an isolated house to concentrate on her art but finds she is being influenced ...

Celebrating the work of Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Mike McCormack, one of writers taking part in the ‘Writing The Sky’ event at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature this weekend, a celebration of the work of Dermot Healy ...

Tuesday 25th April

"Into The Blizzard: Walking The Fields of the Newfoundland Dead" by Michael Winter

Michael Winter chats about his first non-fiction novel, "Into The Blizzard: Walking The Fields of the Newfoundland Dead" which follows the footsteps of one North American regiment in World War ...

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Kay Sheehy with the first of her reviews of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen (published by Grove Press ...

Friday 21st April

"Hamlet: Globe to Globe" by Dominic Dromgoole

British theatre director Dominic Dromgoole chats about his book "Hamlet: Globe To Globe", charting his journey to perform Hamlet in 200 countries around the world within 2 years (published by ...

Wednesday 19th April

"Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven Virtues of the Rising" by Pádraic Ó Conaire, translated by Diarmuid de Faoite

Diarmuid de Faoite reads an extract from "Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven Virtues of the Rising", his translation of stories of the Easter Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire (published by ...

Friday 14th April

"Art & Religion in the 21st Century" by Aaron Rosen

Aaron Rosen, author of "Art & Religion in the 21st Century", a book exploring how the worlds of faith and art collide in today's world (published by Thames & Hudson)

"An Sanasán Uisce/The Water Glossary" by Carol Anne Connolly

Carol Anne Connolly explains why she wanted to compile the dictionary "An Sanasán Uisce/The Water Glossary", to show how the various Irish terms for water indicate the lyricism of our language Further information: ...

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