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    Favourite crime novels of the year

    Declan Burke picks his favourite crime novels of 2015 - "Everything I Never Told You" by Celeste Ng (Black Friars), "With Our Blessing" by Jo Spain (Quercus), "The Way of Sorrows" by Jon Steel (Blue Rider Press), "Acts of the Assassins" by Richard Beard (Harvill Secker), "The Snow Kimono" by Mark Henshaw (Tinder Press), "The Golden Age of Murder" by Martin Edwards (Harper Collins), "The Drowned Boy" by Karin Fossum (Harvill Secker), "A Song of Shadows" by John Connolly (Hodder & Stoughton), "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins (Doubleday), "Tightrope" by Simon Mawer (Little Brown)

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    "Jobs For A Wet Day" by Ger Reidy

    Ger Reidy chats about his first collection of short stories which are inspired by rural life - “Jobs For A Wet Day”, his recent collection of poetry is "Before Rain" (both published by Arlen House)

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    "The Divine Comedy" by Dante

    Professor Cormac Ó Cuilleanáin, head of the Italian Department at Trinity College chats about “The Divine Comedy” by Dante Alighieri (this year marks the 750th anniversary of his birth); the Italian Cultural Institute are running series of public readings of the complete work and the first reading was of the Inferno which took place last Saturday at the National Gallery

    Further details of public readings:  www.iicdublino.esteri.it

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