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    Winter by Christopher Nicholson

    Yvonne Nolan reviews the new novel by Christopher Nicholson.

    Winter is the third novel from Costa Prize-nominated author Christopher Nicholson. It tells the story of the writer Thomas Hardy’s infatuation with a young actress in the final years of his life. This is a fictionalised story about Thomas Hardy but it’s based on a true story.

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    Costa Book of the Year Award

    Nathan Filer on winning the Costa Book of the Year Award for his novel 'The Shock of the Fall'. The Publishers are The Burrow Press.

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    Book - Mad as Hell

    John Byrne on the book 'Mad As Hell - The Making Of Network and the Fateful Vision of the angriest man in movies' by Dave Itzkoff. The Publishers are Times Books.

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    Latest Paperbacks

    Sinead Gleeson with the latest paperbacks including Longbourn by Jo Baker, Claire Messud's The Woman Upstairs, A Permanent Member of the Family by Russell Banks, Dalkey Archives Best European Fiction Anthology, How to Be A Heroine - or What I've Learned from Reading Too Much by Samantha Ellis, How to read a Novelist by John Freeman, Janet Malcolm - Forty-One False Starts - Essays on Artists and Writers and Sounds Like London: 100 Years of Black Music in the Capital by Lloyd Bradley.

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    Jon Savage

    'Teenage' is a new documentary directed by Matt Wolf. Co-Writer Jon Savage joins Seán Rocks. The film is currently showing at Dublin's IFI - www.ifi.ie.

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    Author Helen Dunmore

    Author Helen Dunmore on her 13th novel 'The Lie' which is Published by Hutchinson.

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    Christos Tsiolkas

    Author Christos Tsiolkas reads from his latest book 'Barracuda'. The Publishers are Tuskar Rock Press.

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    Book Review - Wake

    Edel Coffey reviews 'Wake' the debut novel by Anna Hope which is Published by Doubleday.

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