coming up on Monday's show....a garda station in an Irish border village at the end of the 1950's is the setting for the Shane Connaughton novel "Married Quarters", the atmospheric folk music of Maria Kelly live in session and Gerard Manley Hopkins and five nuns are shipwrecked - it sounds like the start of a joke but it's actually the premise of the comic novel "The Hopkins Conundrum" by Simon Edge
Author Catherine Dunne discusses her new novel 'The things we know Now' with Seán Rocks. The book tells the story of a happy family who are thrown unexpectedly into tragedy. The Publishers are Macmillan.
David Hendy - A Human History of Sound and Listening
David Hendy discusses his book 'A human history of sound and listening' which is out now and is Published by Profile Books. Noise, A Human History -The radio series Starts on Monday 18th March 1.45-2.00pm on BBC RADIO 4 - http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b01r9wdf