Books

Monday 24th October

Review: "The Sellout" by Paul Beatty

Anthony Thuillier reviews “The Sellout” by Paul Beatty, a satire about a young man's isolated upbringing in Los Angeles and the race trial that sends him to the Supreme Court; ...

Friday 21st October

"The Book of Harlan" by Bernice L McFadden

Bernice L McFadden, author of “The Book Of Harlan”, a re-imagining of the life of her paternal grandfather it’s the story of Harlan Elliott it spans his life from 1915 ...

Thursday 20th October

"Before The Fall" by Noah Hawley

Writer (& creator of television series “Fargo”) Noah Hawley chats about his latest novel “Before The Fall”, a thriller about the mysterious crash of a television executives private plane and ...

Monday 17th October

Review: “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Madeleine Thien

Sorcha Kenny reviews “Do Not Say We Have Nothing” by Canadian author Madeleine Thien, following the fortunes of two Chinese musical families through their country’s turbulent 20th century history (published ...

"Inch Levels" by Neil Hegarty

Historian and author Neil Hegarty chats about his debut novel “Inch Levels”, about the lives of three families personally affected by the mysterious and tragic death of an 8-year old ...

Wednesday 12th October

"Sex & Death", a collection of short stories edited by Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs

Sarah Hall and Peter Hobbs, editors of "Sex & Death", 20 short stories exploring the two most powerful and terrifying forces that define and shape the human experience

Tuesday 11th October

"Here I Am" by Jonathan Safran Foer

Jonathan Safran Foer, author of "Here I Am" which is about the daily strains and trivialities that can both make and break a family and an examination of various forms of identity (parenthood, childhood, ...

Tuesday 4th October

"Louis MacNeice: In A Between World" by Christopher J Fauske

Christopher J Fauske, Professor of Communications at Salem State University, Massachusetts discusses his book "Louis MacNeice: In A Between World" (published by Irish Academic Press) .

"Resolution" by A.N. Wilson

A.N. Wilson, author of "Resolution", which tells the story of Captain Cook’s second voyage of discovery to the South Atlantic, Tahiti and New Zealand  through the eyes of a seventeen year ...

Friday 30th September

"Hostages" by Oisín Fagan

 Oisín Fagan chats about his debut collection of short stories set in rural Ireland,  "Hostages" (published by New Island Books)

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