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    Round-up of the latest paperbacks

    Sinead Gleeson with a round-up of the latest paperbacks – “Hiding in Plain Sight” by Nuruddin Farah, “Paradise” by AL Kennedy, “Morvern Caller” by Alan Warner, “The Trick Is To Keep Breathing” by Janice Galloway, “Swing Hammer Swing” by Jeff Torrington and “The Dumb House” by John Burnside, “Saint Mazie” by Jami Attenberg, the memoirs “West With The Wind” by Beryl Markham and “Circling the Sun” by Paula McLain, “Handbook of the Irish Revival: An Anthology of Irish Cultural and Political Writings 1891-1922” edited by Declan Kiberd and PJ Mathews, “The Seven Good Years” by Edgar Keret  

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    Review: "Brush Back" by Sara Paretsky

    Arlene Hunt reviews “Brush Back” by Sara Paretsky, the 17th crime novel featuring female detective VI Warshawski (published by Hodder & Stoughton)

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    Aideen Henry, poet

    Aideen Henry talks about the inspiration for her second collection of poetry “Slow Bruise” (published by Salmon Poetry)   

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    Review: "On Writing" by Charles Bukowski

    Dave Lordan reviews “On Writing” by American poet Charles Bukowski, a previously unpublished selection of his correspondence from the 1940’s to the late 1990’s showing the late Bukowski’s attitude to other writers and the world around him (published by Canongate)

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    "Early Warning" by Jane Smiley

    Jane Smiley chats about her latest novel “Early Warning”, the second instalment in her Last Hundred Years trilogy and continuing the story of the Langdon family through the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s (published by Mantle)

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