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    Gunter Grass RIP

    Moray McGowan of the Department of Germanic Studies at TCD on the legacy of German novelist Gunter Grass who died today

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    Book review: "Clasp" by Doireann Ní Ghríofa

    Kathy D’Arcy reviews 'Clasp', the latest poetry collection by Doireann Ní Ghríofa (published by Dedalus Press)

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    "The Lives of Women" by Christine Dwyer Hickey

    Christine Dwyer Hickey talks about her latest book “The Lives Of Women” in which a woman returning home to care for her invalid father remembers what life was like for women in her suburban community in the 1970’s (published by Atlantic Books)

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    "The Glorious Heresies" by Lisa McInerney

    Lisa McInerney talks about her debut novel “The Glorious Heresies”, intertwining stories set in Cork after the financial crash (published by John Murray Press)

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    Salman Rushdie public interview

    A public interview with author Salman Rushdie which took place during last year's Dalkey Book Festival. Over the course of a fascinating interview the conversation ranged from the influence of parents on their children's life choices to what it was like living under a fatwa.

     

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    "The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005 - 2015"

    Dermot Bolger, co-editor and Niamh Boyce, writer and contributor to the “The Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction 2005-2015”, a collection of 25 stories from the past decade which have made the shortlist for the Hennessy Literary Awards (published by New Island Books)

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