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    "The Heat of Betrayal" by Douglas Kennedy

    Douglas Kennedy discusses his latest novel “The Heat of Betrayal”, the story of a married couple whose trip to Morocco is turned upside down when the husband disappears; as the wife travels the country trying to find him she uncovers many dark secrets about the husband she thought she knew (published by Hutchinson London)


    "Pond" by Claire Louise Bennett

    Claire Louise Bennett talks about her debut book “Pond”, a collection of short stories (published by The Stinging Fly)



    Daily arts and popular culture show; today is a special programme recorded in front of a live audience at the Manion House, Dublin. A discussion of the language in this year's "One City One Book" novel - The Barrytown Trilogy by Roddy Doyle 


    "The Sick Bag Song" by Nick Cave

    Alan Corr reviews “The Sick Bag Song”, a tour diary by Nick Cave in the form of an epic poem (published by Canongate)


    Best in crime fiction

    Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction –

    “A Song Of The Shadows” by John Connolly (published by Hodder & Stoughton)

    “Killing Ways” by Alex  Barclay (published by Harper Collins)

    “The Shut Eye” by Belinda Bauer (published by Bantam Press)

    “After The Storm” by Jane Lythell (published by Head of Zeus)

    “The Acts Of The Assassins” by Richard Beard (published by Harvill Secker)

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