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    "Multitudes" by Lucy Caldwell

    Lucy Caldwell talks about her debut collection of short stories “Multitudes” which are set in and around east Belfast (published by Faber)

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    International Dublin Literary Award shortlist: "Diary Of The Fall" by Michel Laub

    Kay Sheehy with the third review of the 10 novels on shortlist for this year’s International Dublin Literary Award – “Diary Of The Fall” by Michel Laub, the story of three generations of men – one examining the mistakes of his past, a father with Alzheimer’s and a grandfather who survived Auschwitz (published by Vintage Books)

    Official website:  www.dublinliteraryaward.ie 

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    "Not Working" by Lisa Owens

    Lisa Owens talks about her debut novel “Not Working”, about a woman who quits her job in order to discover her true vocation but realises she has no idea how to go about finding it (published by Picador)

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    International Dublin Literary Award shortlist: "Department of Speculation" by Jenny Offill

    Kay Sheehy with the second review of the 10 novels on shortlist for this year’s International Dublin Literary Award – “Department of Speculation” by Jenny Offill, the story of a woman who wants to be a writer but has to cope with daily life, infidelity and a crumbling marriage (published by Granta Books)

    Official website:  www.dublinliteraryaward.ie 

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    Review: “The Bricks That Built The Houses” by Kate Tempest

    Eithne Shortall reviews “The Bricks That Built The Houses”, the debut novel by spoken-word artist/poet Kate Tempest, about three young people and how they came to be leaving London in a hurry with a suitcase full of money (published by Bloomsbury)

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    "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird

    Bonnie MacBird talks about “Art In The Blood”, her latest novel in which a young Sherlock Holmes comes out of hiding in disgrace to solve the mysterious disappearance in Paris of the son of a famous singer Cherie (published by Collins Crime Club)

    Further details:   www.macbird.com

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