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    Bob Dylan fans

    John Byrne looks at a new book "The Dylanologists: Adventures In The Land of Bob" by David Kinney (published by Simon & Schuster) and wonders what is it about Bob Dylan that inspires such obsessive devotion in his fans?   

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    IMPAC Literary Award

    Kay Sheehy with the second of her reviews of the novels on the IMPAC shortlist - “Three Strong Women” by Marie NDiaye, published by MacLehose Press

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    Sebastian Barry

    an interview with author Sebastian Barry about his latest novel "The Temporary Gentleman" (published by Faber & Faber) and the film version of "The Secret Scripture" that is in the works   

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    IMPAC Literary Award

    in the first of a series reviewing the 10 books on the shortlist for the IMPAC Award, Kay Sheehy reviews “The Light Of Amsterdam” by David Park (published by Bloomsbury) 

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    Tom Rob Smith, author

    Interview with Tom Rob Smith, author of "The Farm", a thriller set in Scandinavia (published by Simon & Schuster)

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    Book review

    Sinead Gleeson reviews "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill (published by Granta)  

    New writers at Cúirt

    emerging new writers Patrick ??, Ruth Quinlan, Jennifer Matthews and xx spoke to Evelyn O’Rourke at the ‘Over The Edge’ event (designed to encourage developing writers)

    more information at overtheedgeliteraryevents.blogspot.com     

    Patrick deWitt

    the Canadian author talks about being shortlisted for the Booker prize in 2011 for his book “The Sisters Brothers”

    Rachel Kushner

    an interview with the American author and award-nominee for both her first and second novels “Telex from Cuba” and “The Flamethrowers”

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