coming up on Wednesday's show.....in "The Zoo Of The New: Poems To Read Now", Nick Laird offers readers a choice spanning five centuries of verse,live music from French cellist Emmanuelle Bertrand and a charismatic Captain and lost souls looking for a leader link the short stories in "Once We Sang Like Other Men" by John MacKenna
British film director Richard Curtis's new film About Love staring Domhnall Gleeson is out this week. Curtis is the man who has populated our screens with the posh, the love-lorn and the bumbling. Joe Griffin joins me now with a look at the life and incredible career of Richard Curtis.
Biographies and autobiographies are staples of the best seller list. We asked Simon Maher to give us his pick of the ones to look out for....and perhaps give us an insight into why we love reading about other people's lives.