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    New literary magazine Blowing Raspberries

    Andrew Fearon (founder and editor) and Michael Wilson (poet) on the independent literary journal which launches its first edition next month - ‘Blowing Raspberries’ will feature fiction and poetry with a light-hearted and humorous feel

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    "Are You Watching Me?" by Sinead Crowley

    Sinead Crowley talks about her latest book “Are You Watching Me?” - it follows Detective Sergeant Claire Boyle as she investigates murders and how they are connected with a drop-in centre for elderly men (published by Quercus)


    "June" by Gerbrand Bakker

    Dutch author Gerbrand Bakker talks about his latest novel “June”, how a day of celebration to mark Queen Julianna’s visit to a northern town in 1969 turns to tragedy after a young child’s accidental death and how that tragedy continues to impact the community for generations (published by Harvill Secker)


    Review: "Finders Keepers" by Stephen King

    Declan Burke reviews “Finders Keepers” by Stephen King, the story of the murder of a famous novelist to steal his unpublished novels which are hidden but discovered by somebody else and sold by the time the real thief gets out of prison and comes looking for them (published by Hodder & Stoughton)


    "Those We Left Behind" by Stuart Neville

    Belfast crime writer Stuart Neville chats about his latest novel “Those We Left Behind”, following a character from his previous novels Detective Serena Flanagan dealing with the fallout from a previous case she worked on (published by Harvill Secker)


    "The Dust That Falls From Dreams" by Louis de Bernieres

    Louis de Bernieres talks about his latest novel “The Dust That Falls From Dreams”, following the lives of three sisters from Kent in England and the men they love in the wake of World War I (published by Harvill Secker)


    "The Book Of Strange New Things" by Michel Faber

    Michel Faber discusses his latest novel “The Book Of Strange New Things”, a story set on a planet called Oasis and dealing with themes of faith, separation, communication and love (published by Canongate)

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