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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


    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)


    "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)


    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.



    "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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