Books

Friday 25th November

Winter Papers, Volume 2

Writer/editor Kevin Barry and writer Sarah Maria Griffin chat about the latest “Winter Papers”, volume 2 of the annual Irish anthology of stories, essays and visual art (published by Curlew ...

Thursday 24th November

"The Last Poets" by Christine Otten

Christine Otten, author of “The Last Poets” (a novel exploring the life and music of several groups of poets and musicians who arose from the late 1960s African-American civil rights ...

Wednesday 23rd November

Review: "A Life In Parts" by Bryan Cranston

Harvey O’Brien reviews the memoir of actor Bryan Cranston, “A Life In Parts” (published by Orion)

Tuesday 22nd November

Review: 'The Abode Of Fancy' by Sam Coll

Eithne Shortall reviews “The Abode Of Fancy” by Sam Coll, set around Trinity College Dublin it involves two main storylines - a group of  men inThe Thursday Club and the Mad Monk ...

Shortlist for the 2016 Costa Book Awards

Irish authors on the shortlist for the 2016 Costa Book Awards Full details:   www.costa.co.uk

'Anatomy Of A Song' by Marc Myers

Marc Myers, author of “Anatomy Of A Song”, a chronicle of 45 hit singles spanning the years 1952 to 1991 and how this music reflects the social history of the ...

Monday 21st November

William Trevor RIP

Eileen Battersby and Eibhear Walshe remember the literary genius of the late William Trevor

Friday 18th November

'Teethmarks On My Tongue' by Eileen Battersby

Eileen Battersby talks about her debut novel “Teethmarks On My Tongue”, set in the late 1980’s it’s the story of teenager Helen Stockton Defoe and her travels from Virginia to France ...

Thursday 17th November

Review: 'A Head Full of Ghosts' by Paul Tremblay

Declan Burke reviews “A Head Full of Ghosts” by Paul Tremblay, the story of a 14 year old girl possessed by the devil and the affect this has on her ...

"The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre", edited by Nicholas Grene and Chris Morash

Chris Morash and Nicholas Grene, editors of The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre, a comprehensive examination of Ireland’s contribution to the world of theatre (published by Oxford University Press)

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