Tuesday 15th September

Review: "Satin Island" by Tom McCarthy / Booker 2015 shortlist

Yvonne Nolan reviews “Satin Island” by Tom McCarthy, about an anthropologist named U employed by a faceless corporation to help them sell products (published by Jonathan Cape); it is one of the ...

"Ragtime" by EL Doctorow

Sinead Gleeson re-examines the 1975 novel “Ragtime” by EL Doctorow (who died in July this year), a novel set in the New York area from 1902 until 1912, with brief ...

Monday 14th September

“The Game Changer” by Louise Phillips

Louise Phillips, author of “The Game Changer”, her fourth novel with criminal psychologist Kate Pearson and detective Adam O’Connor who are trying to solve a gruesome killing in New York and mysterious ...

Tuesday 8th September

"We Don't Know What We're Doing" by Thomas Morris

Welsh writer Thomas Morris talks about his debut collection of short stories “We Don’t Know What We’re Doing”, stories which are all tied together by the town of Caerphilly in ...

Review: "Reckless: My Life As A Pretender" by Chrissie Hynde

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Reckless: My Life As A Pretender”, the memoir from Chrissie Hynde (published by Ebury)

"Among The Cows" by Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke reads “Among The Cows” from her debut poetry collection “The River” (published by Bloodaxe Books)

Monday 7th September

“Death At Whitewater Church” by Andrea Carter

Andrea Carter talks about her debut novel “Death At Whitewater Church”, a murder mystery set on the Inishowen Peninsula in Donegal (published by Constable)

Friday 4th September

Review: "The Girl In The Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz

Arlene Hunt reviews "The Girl In The Spider's Web" by David Lagercrantz, a new novel continuing the Stieg Larsson Millenium series with the characters from the previous novels Mikel Blomkvist ...

Wednesday 2nd September

“The Making Of Zombie Wars” by Aleksandar Hemon

Aleksandar Hemon, author of “The Making Of Zombie Wars”, a comic novel about a struggling writer trying to come up with a screenplay for a zombie film (published by Picador)

Review: “Entertain Us: The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock In The Nineties” by Craig Shuftan

Róisín Dwyer reviews “Entertain Us: The Rise and Fall of Alternative Rock In The Nineties” by Craig Shuftan (published by ABC Books)



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