The Book On One

The Book On One

Monday to Friday, 11.20pm

4th to 8th March

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 

24-28 July 2017 Sense and Sensibility by Jane Austen read by Kathy Rose O’Brien

31 Jul-4 Aug 2017 A Place Called Winter by Patrick Gale read by Mark D’Aughton

7-11 Aug 2017 Reader For Hire by Raymond Jean read by Karen Ardiff

14-18 August 2017 Proxopera by Benedict Kiely read by Gerard McSorley

21-25 Aug 2017 The Small Widow by Janet McNeill read by Eleanor Methven

28 Aug-1Sept 2017 Jernigan by David Gates read by Roger Gregg

4-8 Sept 2017 Four Sides Full: A personal essay by Vona Groarke read by the 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.]

'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt, read by the author

Patrick deWitt’s offbeat Western follows Charlie and Eli Sisters, two professional hitmen making their way to California during the Gold Rush in 1851.

DeWitt’s award-winning novel is a darkly comic tale, told from the point of view of the younger brother, Eli, who has become disillusioned with his life.

'The Sisters Brothers' by Patrick deWitt is published by Granta.

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Also available for playback:

11 to 15 February: Karen Ardiff reads 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen.

18 to 22 February: Fiona Shaw reads ‘A World of Love’ by Elizabeth Bowen.

25 February to 1 March: Megan Riordan reads ‘The Best of Everything’ by Rona Jaffe

and

3 to 28 September 2012: 'Hard Times' by Charles Dickens, read by Conor Farrington.
Click on 3 September in the Programme Archive.

 

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