Books

Wednesday 16th November

"Himself" by Jess Kidd

Jess Kidd talks about her debut novel “Himself”, a literary mix of mystery and magic realism set in a small village in the west of Ireland, a handsome anti-hero Mahony ...

Tuesday 15th November

Review: 'Set The Boy Free', a memoir by Johnny Marr

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Set The Boy Free”, a memoir by Johnny Marr of The Smiths (published by Century Books)

'On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs', edited by Alannah Hopkin

Alannah Hopkin, editor and poets Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Gerry Murphy talk about “On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs”, a collection of poems and songs about Cork ...

Monday 14th November

Review: “The Hungry Grass” by Richard Power

Yvonne Nolan reviews “The Hungry Grass” by Richard Power, the 1969 novel which has just been re-issued, it is set in 1950's and 1960's Ireland and centres around the life ...

“Ferenji and Other Stories” by Helena Mulkerns

Helena Mulkerns talks about her debut collection “Ferenji and Other Stories”, short stories which are all set in the world of international workers in developing, conflict and post-conflict areas around the ...

Thursday 10th November

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – “The Wrong Side of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly (published by Orion), “The Bird Tribunal” by Agnes Ravatn (published by ...

Wednesday 9th November

Review: “Flaneuse” by Lauren Elkin

Sinead Gleeson reviews “Flaneuse” by Lauren Elkin, a mixture of a geographical study, a memoir, a walking history and a book about women who walk to enjoy the streets of ...

Mike McCormack wins Goldsmith's Prize for Fiction for "Solar Bones"

Mike McCormack who has just been announced as the winner of the Goldsmith’s Prize for Fiction for his novel “Solar Bones” (published by Tramp Press)

“Secrets Of A Happy Marriage” by Cathy Kelly

Cathy Kelly “Secrets Of A Happy Marriage”, a story revolving around the difficulties that can come with a second marriage (published by Orion Books) Official website:   www.cathykelly.com

Tuesday 8th November

"Crime Of Passion" by John Boorman

John Boorman chats about his debut novel “Crime of Passion”, set at the Cannes Film Festival where in a last ditch attempt at commercial success, two film-makers concoct a script ...

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