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    Book Review - George Saunders

    Eithne Hand reviews the short story collection 'Tenth of December' by George Saunders with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Random House.

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    Author Sheila Heti

    Canadian Author Sheila Heti on her book 'How should a Person Be?' in which the book's main character attempts to answer the questions posed by the book's title. The Publishers are Harvill Secker.

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    Author Ron Rash

    Ron Rash on his collection of short stories 'Nothing Gold Can Stay' which are set around the Appalachian mountains. Ron Rash is a guest at this year's Cúrt International Festival of Literature in Galway from which Arena will be broadcasting on Friday April 26th - www.cuirt.ie.

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    Dave Lordan - 'First Book of Frags'

    'First book of Frags' is a new collection from Writer Dave Lordan. The Publishers are Worm Press. The book is free on Kindle on Thursday April 25th or after that on Amazon or on www.davelordanwriter.com.

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    Galway Stories - Julian Gough

    Julian Gough on his short story 'How to fall in love Properly' from the book 'Galway Stories', a collection of twenty stories celebrating the people and places of Galway. The book is being launched at this year's Cúrt international festival of literature - www.cuirt.ie. The Publishers are Doire Press.

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    Book Review - Julian Barnes

    Theo Dorgan reviews 'Levels of Life' by Julian Barnes which commemorates his late wife Pat who passed away in 2008. The Publishers are Jonathan Cape.

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    Book - 'Fever' by Mary Beth Keane

    Mary Beth Keane on her book 'Fever' which is about 'Typhoid Mary', the woman who was accused of spreading typhoid in early 20th century New York. The Publishers are Simon and Schuster.

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    Book review: Life After Life

    Life After Life is the latest offering from Kate Atkinson, She is the author of eight novels - four belong to a sort of crime series but the one she is best known for is probably her first, Behind the Scenes at the Museum. It won the 1995 Whitbread award. Eithne Shortall reviews. Published by Double Day.

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