on Thursday's show....Paul Whitington and Áine O'Connor review "The Guernsey Literary & Potato Peel Pie Society", "Let The Sunshine In" and "Never Steady, Never Still"; Irish electronic dancefloor-fillers, Le Galaxie in session on the release of their new album "Pleasure"; and Declan Long tells us about the celebration taking place in Vienna this year to mark 100 years since the death of Austrian artists Gutav Klimt and Egon Schiele, both of whom were killed by the 1918 flu pandemic.
The festival is organised by the Munster Literature Centre and is based at the Cork Arts Theatre. The festival started yesterday and continues until Saturday night and features readings, workshops, book launches and even a film event.
Kathy D'arcy loves her local poetry festival and joins Sean from RTE Cork. www.Corkpoetryfest.net
The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel
Jim Carroll joins Sean to review
Inside the Dream Palace: The Life and Times of New York's Legendary Chelsea Hotel a new book by Sherill Tippins that attempts to capture life as it was lived inside the Chelsea