Books

Tuesday 28th March

Review: "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle

Tony Clayton Lea reviews a new biography of Elton John, "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle (published by Polygon)

Monday 27th March

"Mischling" by Affinity Konar

Affinity Konar talks about her novel "Mischling", about twin 12-year old Polish Jewish girls sent to Auschwitz in 1944 where they are experimented on by the Angel of Death Josef ...

"Orange Blossom Days" by Patricia Scanlan

Patricia Scanlan reads an extract from her latest novel "Orange Blossom Days" (published by Simon & Schuster)

Tuesday 21st March

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – “Good Me, Bad Me” by Ali Land, “Lady Cop Makes Trouble” by Amy Stewart, “Her Husband’s Lover” by Julia ...

Monday 20th March

"A Line Made By Walking" by Sara Baume

Sara Baume talks about her latest novel "A Line Made By Walking", about a 25-year-old woman Frankie, who has worked in art galleries but has a form of breakdown and returns ...

Review: "A Natural" by Ross Raisin

Sinead Gleeson reviews "A Natural" by Ross Raisin, the story of a Premier League footballer who dislikes the machismo of the football world while in denial about his sexuality (published ...

Friday 17th March

"Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art?" by Jessica Cerasi and Kyung An

Jessica Cerasi, co-author of "Who's Afraid Of Contemporary Art?", an A-Z guide to the world of contemporary art (published by Thames & Hudson)

Review: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Dylan Tighe reviews "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles, set in the years following the Bolshevik revolution as seen from the perspective of one-time aristocrat now under house arrest ...

Thursday 16th March

"The Patriots" by Sana Krasikov

Sana Krasikov “The Patriots”, a family saga about three generations of a Russian family and their lives in America (published by Penguin Random House)

Tuesday 14th March

"The End of Eddy" by Édouard Louis

Édouard Louis reads an excerpt from his novel "The End of Eddy" (published by Penguin Random House)  

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