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    Book - Sport and Film

    Seán Crosson on his book 'Sport and Film'. The Publishers are Routledge. Sean Crosson is Programme Director of the MA in Film Studies at the Huston School of Film at NUI Galway.

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    IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Review

    Evelyn O'Rourke and Abie Philbin Bowman look at 2 books on this year's IMPAC Dublin shortlist 'The Map and the Territory' by Michel Houellebecq and 'The Tragedy of Arthur' by Arthur Phillips. The result will be announced on June 6th - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

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    Dan Brown

    Best-selling Author Dan Brown tells the audience at Dublin's National Concert Hall a little about himself. A full Public Interview with Dan Brown will be broadcast on Arena on Monday June 3rd. Dan Brown is a guest at this year's Dublin Writer's Festival - www.dublinwritersfestival.com.

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    Author Marcel Theroux

    Author Marcel Theroux on his fifth novel 'Strange Bodies', a metaphysical mystery. The Publishers are Faber and Faber.

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    Book Review - The Gamal

    Eibhear Walshe reviews 'The Gamal', the debut novel from Ciarán Collins with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

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    Author Rhidian Brook

    Rhidian Brook on his book 'The Aftermath' which is set in Hamburg. The Publishers are Viking.

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    Dave Lordan

    Dave Lordan reads his story 'IKEA' from his 'First Book Of Frags'. Dave's own website is www.davelordan.com.

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    Author Patrick McGrath

    Author Patrick McGrath on his novel 'Constance' in which the Constance of the title believes her life was ruined because her father hated her. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

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    Ciarán Carty

    Ciarán Carty on his book 'Intimacy with Strangers: A Life of Brief Encounters' which is Published by Lilliput Press. Ciará Carty will be signing his book in Dublin's Hodges Figgis bookshop on Friday May 17th at 630pm.

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    IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist

    Sinead Gleeson and Abie Philbin Bowman discuss 2 books shortlisted for this year's IMPAC Dublin Award - 'City of Bohane' by Kevin Barry and 'Pure' by Andrew Miller - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

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