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    Salman Rushdie public interview

    A public interview with author Salman Rushdie which took place during last year's Dalkey Book Festival. Over the course of a fascinating interview the conversation ranged from the influence of parents on their children's life choices to what it was like living under a fatwa.

     

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    "The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005 - 2015"

    Dermot Bolger, co-editor and Niamh Boyce, writer and contributor to the “The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015”, a collection of 25 stories from the past decade which have made the shortlist for the Hennessy Literary Awards (published by New Island Books)

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    Book review: "What Becomes Of Us" by Henrietta McKervey

    Louisa Cameron reviews “What Becomes Of Us”, the debut novel by Henrietta McKervey about a woman trying to make a new life and set in Dublin in 1965 as the city prepares for the 50th anniversary of the 1916 Rising (published by Hachette Books)

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    "Pleasantville" by Attica Locke

    Attica Locke talks about her latest novel “Pleasantville”, a crime thriller featuring lawyer Jay Porter investigating a murder in Houston set against the backdrop of a 1996 political campaign (published by Serpent’s Tail)

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    "Buried Treasure" by Dan Hegarty

    2fm DJ Dan Hegarty talks about his book “Buried Treasure: Overlooked, Forgotten and Uncrowned Albums”, chronicling the albums he feels have been forgotten-about or remain under-appreciated (published by Liberties Press)

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    Profile of Frank O'Connor

    Dr Hilary Lennon, UCC School of English profiles Irish short-story writer Frank O’Connor as a new theatrical production based on his stories called ‘God Bless The Child” comes to the Gaiety Theatre in Dublin

    Further details:  www.gaietytheatre.ie  

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