Books

Tuesday 7th February

"The Abode of Fancy" by Sam Coll

Sam Coll reads an extract from his debut novel "The Abode of Fancy" (published by Lilliput Press)  

Friday 3rd February

"For A Little While" by Rick Bass

Rick Bass chats about his latest book "For A Little While", a collection of old and new stories written over a 30 year period (published by Pushkin Press)  

Friday 27th January

"Rough Sleeper", a story by Arnold Thomas Fanning

‘Rough Sleeper’, a story by Arnold Thomas Fanning about his experiences being homeless and suffering with bipolar disorder in London; it appears in the current edition of the Dublin Review

Tuesday 24th January

"The Horseman" by Tim Pears

Tim Pears chats about his latest novel "The Horseman", the first in a planned trilogy set in the Edwardian period in the rural Devon countryside (published by Bloomsbury)  

Friday 20th January

"Her Every Fear" by Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson chats about his latest novel "Her Every Fear", a thriller set in Boston and London with echoes of Hitchcock's Rear Window and Rope (published by Faber & Faber)

Thursday 19th January

"Moonglow" by Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon chats about his latest novel "Moonglow", a faux memoir about the fallout from a deathbed confession told to the narrator by his grandfather (published by Fourth Estate)   ...

Wednesday 18th January

"Everybody's Fool" by Richard Russo

Richard Russo chats about his novel "Everybody's Fool", a sequel to his 1993 novel "Nobody's Fool" about a chief of police in upstate New York (pulbished by Allen & Unwin) ...

Tuesday 17th January

Review: 'Molly Keane: A Life', a memoir by Sally Phipps

Eibhear Walshe reviews “Molly Keane: A Life”, a memoir by Molly Keane’s daughter Sally Phipps (published by Little Brown)

Friday 13th January

Review: 'Keeping On Keeping On' by Alan Bennett

Eithne Hand reviews “Keeping On Keeping On” by Alan Bennett, a collection of his diary entries for the past 10 years (published by Faber)

Thursday 12th January

"Rockadoon Shore" by Rory Gleeson

Rory Gleeson chats about his debut novel “Rockadoon Shore”, about a group of friends on a weekend away and a lonely old man who spies on them (published by John ...

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