Books

Wednesday 9th November

Mike McCormack wins Goldsmith's Prize for Fiction for "Solar Bones"

Mike McCormack who has just been announced as the winner of the Goldsmith’s Prize for Fiction for his novel “Solar Bones” (published by Tramp Press)

Tuesday 8th November

"Crime Of Passion" by John Boorman

John Boorman chats about his debut novel “Crime of Passion”, set at the Cannes Film Festival where in a last ditch attempt at commercial success, two film-makers concoct a script ...

Monday 7th November

“Beyond The Centre: Writers In Their Own Words”, a collection of essays edited by Declan Meade

Lisa McInerney, one of the contributors to “Beyond The Centre: Writers In Their Own Words”, a collection of essays by some of the foremost Irish writers about what it takes ...

Wednesday 2nd November

"Inch Levels" by Neil Hegarty

Neil Hegarty with a reading from his debut novel “Inch Levels” (published by Head of Zeus)

Tuesday 1st November

"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry chats about his latest novel “Days Without End”, the story of Thomas McNulty who flees to America from the Irish famine and his friend John Cole and their battles ...

Monday 31st October

“The Bible In Music: A Dictionary of Songs, Works and More” by Siobhán Dowling Long and John F.A. Sawyer

A special celebrating the publication of “The Bible In Music: A Dictionary of Songs, Works and More” by scholars Siobhán Dowling Long and John F.A. Sawyer (published by Roman & ...

Friday 28th October

Review: "Holding" by Graham Norton

Eithne Shortall reviews “Holding”, the debut novel by Graham Norton about an overweight garda stationed in the sleepy Cork town of Duneen where nothing much happens until a 20 year ...

"Inch Levels" by Neil Hegarty

Neil Hegarty reads an extract from his debut novel “Inch Levels” (published by Head of Zeus) 

Thursday 27th October

"Trouble Is Our Business: New Stories by Irish Crime Writers", edited by Declan Burke

Declan Burke, editor and writer Niamh O’Connor chat about a new anthology “Trouble Is Our Business: New Stories by Irish Crime Writers” (published by New Island)

Wednesday 26th October

A guide to "The Moonstone" by Wilkie Collins

Mary McGill profiles the Victorian novelist Wilkie Collins; next week the BBC will screen a television adaptation of his mystery novel “The Moonstone”

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