Books

Friday 18th November

'Teethmarks On My Tongue' by Eileen Battersby

Eileen Battersby talks about her debut novel “Teethmarks On My Tongue”, set in the late 1980’s it’s the story of teenager Helen Stockton Defoe and her travels from Virginia to France ...

Thursday 17th November

"The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre", edited by Nicholas Grene and Chris Morash

Chris Morash and Nicholas Grene, editors of The Oxford Handbook of Modern Irish Theatre, a comprehensive examination of Ireland’s contribution to the world of theatre (published by Oxford University Press)

Review: 'A Head Full of Ghosts' by Paul Tremblay

Declan Burke reviews “A Head Full of Ghosts” by Paul Tremblay, the story of a 14 year old girl possessed by the devil and the affect this has on her ...

Wednesday 16th November

"Himself" by Jess Kidd

Jess Kidd talks about her debut novel “Himself”, a literary mix of mystery and magic realism set in a small village in the west of Ireland, a handsome anti-hero Mahony ...

Tuesday 15th November

'On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs', edited by Alannah Hopkin

Alannah Hopkin, editor and poets Doireann Ní Ghríofa and Gerry Murphy talk about “On The Banks: Cork City In Poems and Songs”, a collection of poems and songs about Cork ...

Review: 'Set The Boy Free', a memoir by Johnny Marr

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Set The Boy Free”, a memoir by Johnny Marr of The Smiths (published by Century Books)

Thursday 10th November

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – “The Wrong Side of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly (published by Orion), “The Bird Tribunal” by Agnes Ravatn (published by ...

Wednesday 9th November

“Secrets Of A Happy Marriage” by Cathy Kelly

Cathy Kelly “Secrets Of A Happy Marriage”, a story revolving around the difficulties that can come with a second marriage (published by Orion Books) Official website:   www.cathykelly.com

Review: “Flaneuse” by Lauren Elkin

Sinead Gleeson reviews “Flaneuse” by Lauren Elkin, a mixture of a geographical study, a memoir, a walking history and a book about women who walk to enjoy the streets of ...

Mike McCormack wins Goldsmith's Prize for Fiction for "Solar Bones"

Mike McCormack who has just been announced as the winner of the Goldsmith’s Prize for Fiction for his novel “Solar Bones” (published by Tramp Press)

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