Books

Tuesday 24th January

"The Horseman" by Tim Pears

Tim Pears chats about his latest novel "The Horseman", the first in a planned trilogy set in the Edwardian period in the rural Devon countryside (published by Bloomsbury)  

Friday 20th January

"Her Every Fear" by Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson chats about his latest novel "Her Every Fear", a thriller set in Boston and London with echoes of Hitchcock's Rear Window and Rope (published by Faber & Faber)

Thursday 19th January

"Moonglow" by Michael Chabon

Michael Chabon chats about his latest novel "Moonglow", a faux memoir about the fallout from a deathbed confession told to the narrator by his grandfather (published by Fourth Estate)   ...

Wednesday 18th January

"Everybody's Fool" by Richard Russo

Richard Russo chats about his novel "Everybody's Fool", a sequel to his 1993 novel "Nobody's Fool" about a chief of police in upstate New York (pulbished by Allen & Unwin) ...

Tuesday 17th January

Review: 'Molly Keane: A Life', a memoir by Sally Phipps

Eibhear Walshe reviews “Molly Keane: A Life”, a memoir by Molly Keane’s daughter Sally Phipps (published by Little Brown)

Friday 13th January

Review: 'Keeping On Keeping On' by Alan Bennett

Eithne Hand reviews “Keeping On Keeping On” by Alan Bennett, a collection of his diary entries for the past 10 years (published by Faber)

Thursday 12th January

"Rockadoon Shore" by Rory Gleeson

Rory Gleeson chats about his debut novel “Rockadoon Shore”, about a group of friends on a weekend away and a lonely old man who spies on them (published by John ...

Wednesday 11th January

"Montpelier Parade" by Karl Geary

Karl Geary chats about his debut novel “Montpelier Parade”, about a teenage Sonny Knolls escaping the drudgery of 1980’s Dublin by having a relationship with an enigmatic older woman (published by Harvill ...

Monday 9th January

"Days Without End" by Sebastian Barry

Sebastian Barry reads an extract from his latest novel “Days Without End” (published by Faber)

Friday 6th January

Celebrating Nollaig na mBan and Maeve Brennan

Angela Bourke (writer and Maeve Brennan biographer) and writer Christine Dwyer Hickey , two of the writers contributing to the Irish Writers Centre/The Stinging Fly celebration of Nollaig na mBan ...

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