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    Monday - Friday 7-8pm

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    Book Review - The Gamal

    Eibhear Walshe reviews 'The Gamal', the debut novel from Ciarán Collins with Seán Rocks. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

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    Dave Lordan

    Dave Lordan reads his story 'IKEA' from his 'First Book Of Frags'. Dave's own website is www.davelordan.com.

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    Author Patrick McGrath

    Author Patrick McGrath on his novel 'Constance' in which the Constance of the title believes her life was ruined because her father hated her. The Publishers are Bloomsbury.

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    Ciarán Carty

    Ciarán Carty on his book 'Intimacy with Strangers: A Life of Brief Encounters' which is Published by Lilliput Press. Ciará Carty will be signing his book in Dublin's Hodges Figgis bookshop on Friday May 17th at 630pm.

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    IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist

    Sinead Gleeson and Abie Philbin Bowman discuss 2 books shortlisted for this year's IMPAC Dublin Award - 'City of Bohane' by Kevin Barry and 'Pure' by Andrew Miller - www.impacdublinaward.ie.

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    Book: Air Castle of the South

    Jim Carroll on the new book on the music of Nashville, Tennessee 'Air Castle of the South: WSM and the Making of Music City' by Craig Havighurst which is published by the University of Illinois Press.

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    Latest Paperbacks

    Sinead Gleeson with a roundup of the latest paperbacks including Mohsin Hamed's 'How to Get Filthy Rich in Rising Asia' (Hamish Hamilton), 'Beautiful Ruins' by Jess Walter (Penguin), 'The Flame Throwers' by Rachel Kushner (Harvill Secker), The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion (Penguin) and 'Marry Me' by Dan Rhodes (Canongate).

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    Tom Waits Photos

    Over 35 years ago, American performer/songwriter Tom Waits entered into a collaborative process with Dutch photographer Anton Corbijn, the result of which is 'Waits/Corbijn '77-'11: A Collaborative Photographic Book'. The Publishers are Schirmer/Mosel Verlag. Tony Clayton-Lea joins Seán Rocks.

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    Book Review - 'And the Mountains Echoed'

    Orla Tinsley reviews 'And the Mountains Echoed', the latest novel from Author Khaled Hosseini who is best known for his novels The Kite Runner and A Thousand Splendid Suns. The Publishers are Bloomsbury and the book is available in Ireland from May 21st.

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    Author Mark O'Sullivan

    Author Mark O'Sullivan discusses his book 'Crocodile Tears' with Evelyn O'Rourke. The Publishers are Transworld Ireland.

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