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.
22 August to 2 September - 'Nora Webster' by Colm Tóibín, read by Fiona Shaw (over two weeks).
In Co Wexford in the late 1960s, a woman with four children tries to rebuild her life following the death of her husband.
HOW TO LISTEN BACK TO THE BOOK ON ONE
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1 to 5 August – ‘An Attack of Hunger’ from 'The Springs of Affection' by Maeve Brennan, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú
Scéalta le Seán Mac Mathúna
Is é an scríbhneoir Seán Mac Mathúna a bheidh linn ar an Book on One an tseachtain seo. Léifidh an túdar é fhéin dhá scéal dúinn, ‘Págánaigh’agus ‘Na Catacómaí’.
Tá ‘Págánaigh’ foilsithe ag Cois Life sa leabhar ‘Banana’.
Stories by Seán Mac Mathúna
Writer Seán Mac Mathúna will be our featured author on The Book on One this week. He will read two of his own short stories, ‘Págánaigh’ and ‘Na Catacómaí’.
'Págánaigh' is published by Cois Life in 'Banana', a collection of short stories by Seán Mac Mathúna.
Currently available for playback:
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.
4 to 8 March: Patrick deWitt reads his novel ‘The Sisters Brothers’.
3 to 28 September 2012: 'Hard Times' by Charles Dickens, read by Conor Farrington.
Click on 3 September in the Programme Archive.
11 to 15 February 2013: 'Pride and Prejudice' by Jane Austen, read by Karen Ardiff.
Click on 11 February in the Programme Archive.