The Book On One

The Book On One

Monday to Friday, 11.20pm

18th to 22nd February

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.

CURRENT SERIES 

…This week's Book on One is a selection of short stories from the Hennessy Book of Irish Fiction edited by Dermot Bolger and Ciaran Carty –  from the Hennessy Award Winners of the period 2005 to 2015;

Monday: Advice and Sandwiches by Pat O’Connor read by Niamh McCann

Tuesday: Drowntown by Colm Keegan read by the author

Wednesday: Sepia by Monica Corish read by Niamh McCann

Thursday: Promise by John O’Donnell read by Author

Friday: Circus Music by Elizabeth Brennan read by Author

HOW TO LISTEN BACK TO THE BOOK ON ONE

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.]

'A World of Love' by Elizabeth Bowen

'A World of Love' by Elizabeth Bowen, read by Fiona Shaw.

To mark the 40th anniversary of Elizabeth Bowen’s death, The Book on One features an archive recording of Fiona Shaw reading from Bowen’s 1955 novel ‘A World of Love’.

The story centres on a group of relations staying in a run-down country house in Co Cork, and the repercussions following the discovery of a packet of love letters in the attic.

The producer of the 1999 recording of 'A World of Love' was Séamus Hosey.

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