Monday 14th November

Review: “The Hungry Grass” by Richard Power

Yvonne Nolan reviews “The Hungry Grass” by Richard Power, the 1969 novel which has just been re-issued, it is set in 1950's and 1960's Ireland and centres around the life ...

“Ferenji and Other Stories” by Helena Mulkerns

Helena Mulkerns talks about her debut collection “Ferenji and Other Stories”, short stories which are all set in the world of international workers in developing, conflict and post-conflict areas around the ...

Thursday 10th November

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – “The Wrong Side of Goodbye” by Michael Connelly (published by Orion), “The Bird Tribunal” by Agnes Ravatn (published by ...

Wednesday 9th November

Review: “Flaneuse” by Lauren Elkin

Sinead Gleeson reviews “Flaneuse” by Lauren Elkin, a mixture of a geographical study, a memoir, a walking history and a book about women who walk to enjoy the streets of ...

Mike McCormack wins Goldsmith's Prize for Fiction for "Solar Bones"

Mike McCormack who has just been announced as the winner of the Goldsmith’s Prize for Fiction for his novel “Solar Bones” (published by Tramp Press)

“Secrets Of A Happy Marriage” by Cathy Kelly

Cathy Kelly “Secrets Of A Happy Marriage”, a story revolving around the difficulties that can come with a second marriage (published by Orion Books) Official website:

Tuesday 8th November

"Crime Of Passion" by John Boorman

John Boorman chats about his debut novel “Crime of Passion”, set at the Cannes Film Festival where in a last ditch attempt at commercial success, two film-makers concoct a script ...

Monday 7th November

“Beyond The Centre: Writers In Their Own Words”, a collection of essays edited by Declan Meade

Lisa McInerney, one of the contributors to “Beyond The Centre: Writers In Their Own Words”, a collection of essays by some of the foremost Irish writers about what it takes ...

Wednesday 2nd November

"Inch Levels" by Neil Hegarty

Neil Hegarty with a reading from his debut novel “Inch Levels” (published by Head of Zeus)

Tuesday 1st November

"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry chats about his latest novel “Days Without End”, the story of Thomas McNulty who flees to America from the Irish famine and his friend John Cole and their battles ...



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