Books

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)

"Edith & Oliver" by Michele Forbes

Michele Forbes reads an extract from her latest novel "Edith & Oliver" (published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson)

Tuesday 28th March

"Edith & Oliver" by Michele Forbes

Michele Forbes talks about her latest novel "Edith & Oliver", set in the early years of the 20th century as the cinema is overtaking the music halls in popularity (published ...

Review: "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle

Tony Clayton Lea reviews a new biography of Elton John, "Captain Fantastic: Elton John's Stellar Trip Through the 70's" by Tom Doyle (published by Polygon)

Monday 27th March

"Mischling" by Affinity Konar

Affinity Konar talks about her novel "Mischling", about twin 12-year old Polish Jewish girls sent to Auschwitz in 1944 where they are experimented on by the Angel of Death Josef ...

"Orange Blossom Days" by Patricia Scanlan

Patricia Scanlan reads an extract from her latest novel "Orange Blossom Days" (published by Simon & Schuster)

Tuesday 21st March

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – “Good Me, Bad Me” by Ali Land, “Lady Cop Makes Trouble” by Amy Stewart, “Her Husband’s Lover” by Julia ...

Monday 20th March

"A Line Made By Walking" by Sara Baume

Sara Baume talks about her latest novel "A Line Made By Walking", about a 25-year-old woman Frankie, who has worked in art galleries but has a form of breakdown and returns ...

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