Books

Friday 10th November

Review: "The Unforeseen" by Dorothy MacArdle

Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Unforeseen" by Dorothy MacArdle, a gothic ghost story set in Wicklow which was originally published in 1945 (published by Tramp Press)

Thursday 9th November

Review: "Bluebird, Bluebird" by Attica Locke

Declan Burke reviews "Bluebird, Bluebird", the latest Attica Locke crime thriller set in contemporary Texas where racial tensions are running high (published by Mulholland Books)

Wednesday 8th November

"Female Lines - New Writing by Women from Northern Ireland"

Dawn Miranda Sherratt Bado and Celia de Fréine chat about "Female Lines", a new anthology of female writers from Northern Ireland (published by New Island)

"Lou Reed - A Life" by Anthony DeCurtis

Anthony DeCurtis, author of the biography "Lou Reed - A Life" (published by John Murray)

Tuesday 7th November

Review: "The Alarming Palsy of James Orr" by Tom Lee

Tom Donnelly reviews "The Alarming Palsy of James Orr" by Tom Lee, about a man who wakes one morning to find half his face has collapsed due to Bell's Palsy ...

Wednesday 1st November

"In White Ink" by Elske Rahill

Elske Rahill chats about "In White Ink", her first collection of short stories featuring various kinds of mothers all searching for meaning in life (published by Lilliput Press)

Wednesday 25th October

"A Life Of My Own", a memoir by Claire Tomalin

Claire Tomalin talks about her memoir "A Life Of My Own" (published by Viking)

Monday 23rd October

Review: "Uncommon Type: Some Stories" by Tom Hanks

Darryl Jones reviews "Uncommon Type: Some Stories" by Tom Hanks (published by William Heinemann)

Friday 20th October

"After Ireland" by Declan Kiberd

Declan Kiberd discusses his new book, "After Ireland: Writing the nation from Beckett to the present", a critical overview of Irish writing since the establishment of the State (published by ...

Thursday 19th October

Review: "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides

Anna Carey reviews "Fresh Complaint" by Jeffrey Eugenides, his first collection of short stories (published by 4th Estate).

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