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    Punk and Elvis Presley

    John Byrne reviews the book "Elvis Has Left the Building: The Day the King Died: The Amazing Story of Elvis, Punk, and How the Star who Changed Everything Lives On" by Dylan Jones (published by the Duckworth Overlook Press)

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    "The Sun Is God" by Adrian McKinty

    Northern Irish author Adrian McKinty talks about his latest novel “The Sun Is God”, a crime story set in New Guinea during the Boer War (published by Serpents Tail)

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    Herman Koch, author

    author Herman Koch talks about his latest book “Summer House With Swimming Pool”, a story about a famous actor who dies after a medical procedure goes wrong (published by Atlantic Books)

     

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    "The Diary Of Mary Travers" by Eibhear Walshe

    Eibhear Walshe talks about his novel “The Diary Of Mary Travers” based on the story of a woman from Mitchelstown who sued Oscar Wilde’s parents in 1864 (published by Somerville Press)

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    Dusty Springfield biography

    George Byrne reviews “Dusty: An Intimate Portrait Of A Musical Legend”, a biography of Dusty Springfield by Karen Bartlett (published by The Robson Press)

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    "How To Build A Girl" by Caitlin Moran

    Evelyn O’Rourke talks to Caitlin Moran about her novel “How To Build A Girl” (published by Ebury Press), the story of a 14-year old girl and her sexual awakening

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    Louis de Paor, poet

    poet Louis de Paor talks about his latest collection “The Brindled Cat and the Nightingale’s Tongue” (published by Bloodaxe Books), Irish and English-language poems with some poems set to music by uileann piper Ronan Browne

     

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