Books

Tuesday 8th September

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)

Tuesday 1st September

Review: "The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America" by Michaelangelo Matos

Jim Carroll reviews “The Underground Is Massive: How Electronic Dance Music Conquered America” by Michaelangelo Matos (published by Dey Street Books)

A love poem by Sarah Clancy

Sarah Clancy reads a love poem to women from her latest collection of poetry ‘The Truth & Other Stories’ (published by Salmon Poetry)

Monday 31st August

"The Story of Kullervo" by JRR Tolkien

Gerard Hynes from the School of English Trinity College talks about “The Story of Kullervo”, a previously unpublished short story from JRR Tolkien with roots in Finnish folklore (published by ...

Wednesday 26th August

"Miss Emily" by Nuala O'Connor

Poet/writer Nuala O’Connor talks about her first historical novel “Miss Emily”, about a young Irish girl who becomes maid for the Dickinson family of Massachusetts where she strikes up a ...

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