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    Granta Travel

    Granta's (www.granta.com) quarterly new periodical focuses on travel and includes pieces from Dave Eggers and Haruki Murakami - Manchán Magan joins Seán Rocks.

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    Sarah Davis Goff

    Publisher Sarah Davis Goff on discovering 'The Spinning Heart' by Donal Ryan which was rejected by numerous publishers but is now on the Booker prize longlist. Sarah's website for budding writers is www.tramp.ie.

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    Author Santa Montefiore

    Author Santa Montefiore on her book 'Secrets of the Lighthouse' which is Published by Simon and Schuster.

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    Crime Fiction Round-Up

    Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction books including 'Holy Orders' by Benjamin Black (Mantle), 'The Twelfth Apartment' by William Ryan (Mantle), 'Bad Monkey' by Carl Hiaasen (Sphere), 'The Kill Room' by Jeffrey Deaver (Hodder & Stoughton), 'The Ghost Riders of Ordebec' by Fred Vargas (Harvill Secker), 'Alex' by Pierre LeMaitre (MacLehose Press), 'The Frozen Dead' by Bernard Minier (Jean-Claude Izzo), 'The Red Road' by Denise Mina (Orion) and 'The Cuckoo's Calling' by Robert Galbraith AKA JK Rowling (Sphere).

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    Author & Academic James Shapiro

    James Shapiro on William Shakepeare's relationship with Ireland. James Shapiro's latest book is called '1599: A Year in the life of William Shakespeare' which is Published by Faber & Faber. James Shapiro will be in conversation with Fintan O'Toole at this year's Kilkenny Arts Festival on August 10th - www.kilkennyartsfestival.ie.

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    Author Donal Ryan

    Man Booker long-listed Author Donal Ryan reads from his book 'The Spinning Heart'.

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    Booker Prize Longlist

    Sinead Gleeson on this year's Booker Prize Longlist which includes Irish Authors Donal Ryan, Colm McCann and Colm Tóibín. The full list can be viewed on www.themanbookerprize.com.

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