Books

Wednesday 19th April

"Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven Virtues of the Rising" by Pádraic Ó Conaire, translated by Diarmuid de Faoite

Diarmuid de Faoite reads an extract from "Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven Virtues of the Rising", his translation of stories of the Easter Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire (published by ...

Friday 14th April

"Art & Religion in the 21st Century" by Aaron Rosen

Aaron Rosen, author of "Art & Religion in the 21st Century", a book exploring how the worlds of faith and art collide in today's world (published by Thames & Hudson)

"An Sanasán Uisce/The Water Glossary" by Carol Anne Connolly

Carol Anne Connolly explains why she wanted to compile the dictionary "An Sanasán Uisce/The Water Glossary", to show how the various Irish terms for water indicate the lyricism of our language Further information: ...

Thursday 13th April

Review: "The Thirst" by Jo Nesbo

Declan Burke reviews "The Thirst" by Jo Nesbo, with police detective Harry Hole coming out of retirement to investigate a murder that may have vampiric undertones (published by Harvill Secker)

Tuesday 11th April

"Her Every Fear" by Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson reads an extract from his latest novel "Her Every Fear" (published by Faber & Faber)

Shortlist for 2017 International Dublin Literary Award

Kay Sheehy with a guide to the 10 novels on the shortlist for this year's International Dublin Literary Award, which she will review in turn over the coming months before ...

Monday 10th April

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

Alan McMonagle reads an extract from his debut novel "Ithaca" (published by Picador)

Friday 7th April

Review: "Who I Am", a memoir by Charlotte Rampling with Christophe Bataille

Ruth Barton reviews "Who I Am", a memoir of her childhood by actress Charlotte Rampling in conversation with Christophe Bataille, translated by William Hobson (published by Icon Books)

Thursday 6th April

"Skintown" by Ciarán McMenamin

Actor/writer Ciarán McMenamin reads an extract from his debut novel "Skintown" (published by Penguin)

Tuesday 4th April

"Slipping" by John Toomey

John Toomey chats about his latest novel "Slipping", a darkly comic account of the mind of a murderer (published by Dalkey Archive Press)

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