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Gerard Hynes from the School of English Trinity College talks about “The Story of Kullervo”, a previously unpublished short story from JRR Tolkien with roots in Finnish folklore (published by ...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

Tuesday 25th August

"Up Against The Night" by Justin Cartwright

Justin Cartwright talks about his book “Up Against The Night”, the story of Frank McAllister who discovers that his ancestors were involved in the brutal massacre in Zululand in the ...

"The Wheels Of The World" by Colin Harper and John McSherry

Colin Harper and John McSherry, co-authors of “The Wheels Of The World”, a 300 year history of the Irish uilleann pipes (published by Jawbone) Official website: John McSherry's current ...

Monday 24th August

Round-up of the latest paperbacks

Sinead Gleeson with a round-up of the latest paperbacks – “Hiding in Plain Sight” by Nuruddin Farah, “Paradise” by AL Kennedy, “Morvern Caller” by Alan Warner, “The Trick Is To ...

"A Little Life" by Hanya Yanagihara

Hanya Yanagihara talks about her latest novel “A Little Life”, the story of a friendship between four college graduates who have just moved to New York (published by Picador)



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