Books

Thursday 6th August

"The Mark and the Void" by Paul Murray

Paul Murray chats about his latest novel “The Mark and the Void”, a story revolving around Claude, a Frenchman living in Dublin at the height of the Celtic Tiger years (published ...

Tuesday 4th August

"An Information" by Eileán Ní Chuilleanáin

Eileán Ní Chuilleanáin reads “An Information” from her latest poetry collection “The Boys Of Bluehill” (published by Gallery Books)  

Thursday 30th July

Review: "Whiskey Tango Foxtrot" by David Shafer

Declan Burke reviews “Whiskey Tango Foxtrot” by David Shafer, a techno- thriller exploring how 21st century technology allows corporations and governments to control all aspects of our lives (published by ...

Wednesday 29th July

"The Ringer" by Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke reads "The Ringer" from her debut poetry collection "The River" (published by Bloodaxe Books)

Man Booker longlist for 2015

Sinead Gleeson with the books that have made the longlist for the 2015 Man Booker Prize See full list at Man Booker website:  www.themanbookerprize.com Of the 13 titles on the ...

Tuesday 28th July

"Lost Between: Writings On Displacement" anthology

Catherine Dunne and Nuala Ní Chonchúir, two of the contributors to a new anthology of short stories by Irish and Italian writers on the theme of movement/displacement – “Lost Between: ...

Monday 27th July

Review: "Armada" by Ernest Cline

Rick O’Shea reviews “Armada” by Ernest Cline, set in a dystopian world where governments use movies and video games as propaganda to prepare for an alien invasion (published by Century)

Thursday 23rd July

Anniversary of "The Ginger Man" by JP Donleavy

Sinead Gleeson marks the 60th anniversary of the publication of “The Ginger Man” by JP Donleavy (new edition published by Liliput Press)

Wednesday 22nd July

"The River", a poetry collection by Jane Clarke

Jane Clarke talks about her debut poetry collection “The River” (published by Bloodaxe Books) Official website:  www.janeclarkepoetry.ie    

Friday 17th July

New literary magazine Blowing Raspberries

Andrew Fearon (founder and editor) and Michael Wilson (poet) on the independent literary journal which launches its first edition next month - ‘Blowing Raspberries’ will feature fiction and poetry with ...

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