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    Arena at the Dublin Book Festival 2015

    Tonight's show is live from Smock Alley Theatre as part of the Dublin Book Festival; guests include poet Kate Dempsey and authors Frankie Gaffney, Danielle McLaughlin and Reggie Chamberlain King and live music from The Matthews and The Healing

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    "The Marble Collector" by Cecilia Ahern

    Cecilia Ahern talks about her most recent novel “The Marble Collector”, about a daughter trying to discover more about her father who now has dementia but who spent years mysteriously collecting marbles (published by Harper Collins)


    Crime writing and the Dublin Book Festival

    Crime writers Alex Barclay and Jason Johnson who are taking part in a ‘Crime In The City’ panel discussion as part of this year’s Dublin Book Festival

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    "High Dive" by Jonathan Lee

    Jonathan Lee, author of “High Dive”, a fictionalised account of the IRA bombing of the Conservative Party Conference in Brighton in 1984 (published by William Heinemann)


    "The Japanese Lover" by Isabel Allende

    Isabel Allende chats about her latest novel “The Japanese Lover”, set in an old folks home where one old lady – Alma – tells about her life as a Polish refugee in America during World War II and her secret love with a Japanese boy (published by Scribener)

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