Jenny Offill talks about her latest novel “Dept. of Speculation”, a story of the various ups and downs in a marriage (published by Granta)
Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction –
“Second Life” by SJ Watson (published by Doubleday)
“Stumped” by Rob Kitchin (published by 280 Steps)
“Behind God’s Back” by Harri Nykänen (published by Bitter Lemon Press)
“The Human Flies” by Hans Olav Lahlum (published by Mantle)
“The Whites” by Harry Brandt (published by Bloomsbury)
Would you give up a lifetime of suburban comfort for just 200 days of supreme artistic accomplishment?
That’s the question at the heart of a new Graphic Novel, The Sculptor, by the so called ‘Aristotle of Comics’ Scott McCloud.
Fellow Graphic Novellist, Dave Hendrick has been reading it for us, and joins Seán in studio
Love Songs have been part of human culture for thousands of years. But where did they originate? And how have they developed and changed across the centuries? These are some of the questions, posed in a new book. ‘Love Songs: The Hidden History’ by Ted Gioia, published by Oxford University Press. John Byrne has been reading it...
Presenter: Seán Rocks