The Book On One

    Monday to Friday, 11.10pm

    The Book on One is a celebration of writing from all over the world, with five 15-minute excerpts from a single book broadcast each week.


    You can listen back to the last four weeks of The Book on One here:  Listen 

    ['Listen' will open the most recent episode in the RTÉ Radio Player.  If you would like to hear an earlier episode, please click on 'Listen back further' - in the middle of the Player screen - which will open a calendar.]

    18 to 22 April - 'Fallen' by Lia Mills, read by the author

    11 to 15 April - 'History of the Rain' by Niall Williams, read by Aileen Mythen

    4 to 8 April - 'Good Behaviour' by Molly Keane, read by Maureen Toal

    28 March to 1 April - 'Memoir' by John McGahern, read by the author

    28 January to 1 February

    ‘The Forgotten Waltz’ by Anne Enright

    ‘The Forgotten Waltz’ by Anne Enright, read by Cathy Belton.

    Set against the backdrop of the financial crash, Enright’s most recent novel focuses on the repercussions of an adulterous affair.

    ‘The Forgotten Waltz’ by Anne Enright is published by Vintage Books.

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