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    End-of-the-world films

    John Byrne with a guide to the biggest end-of-the-world films as outlined in the book “World Gone Wild: A Survivor’s Guide To Post-Apocalyptic Movies” by David J Moore (published by Schiffer)

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    Book review

    Eithne Shortall reviews “The Thrill Of It All” by Joseph O’Connor (published by Harvill Secker) 

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    Tim Winton, author

    Australian author Tim Winton talks about his latest novel "Eyrie" (published by Picador)

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    Philip Schultz, poet

    Philip Schultz, Pulitzer Prize-winning poet talks about his latest work “The Wherewithal: A Novel In Verse” which tells the story of a young man translating his mothers diaries recounting the tale of a Jewish massacre in German-occupied Poland in the middle of World War II  (published by Norton)

     

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    Peter Cook and Dudley Moore

    John Byrne reviews “One Leg Too Few: The Adventures of Peter Cook and Dudley Moore” by William Cook (published by Arrow Books)

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    Book review

    Joe Griffin reviews a biography of Charlie Chaplin by Peter Ackroyd (published by Chatto & Windus) 

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    International IMPAC Literary Award

    Kay Sheehy continues her review of books on the IMPAC shortlist - "The Garden Of Evening Mists" by Tan Twan Eng (published by Canongate Books) 

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    Johnny Vegas, comedian

    Abie Philbin Bowman profiles the career of comedian Johnny Vegas, as told in his memoir 'Becoming Johnny Vegas' (published by Harper Collins).

    He will be a guest at this year's Dublin Writers Festival. Details at www.dublinwritersfestival.com        

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    Robert Crumb, animator

    Dan Nosella looks at a 6-volume collection of the animator Robert Sketchbooks, 1964-1981(published by Taschen)     

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