The Book On One

The Book On One

Monday to Friday, 11.20pm

thebookonone@rte.ie

11-15 Márta

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

'The Springs of Affection’ by Maeve Brennan

Two short stories, featuring the same protagonist, from the collection recently re-issued by The Stinging Fly Press.

25 to 29 July – ‘A Free Choice, read by Cathy Belton

A young woman, Rose, attends her first dance.

1 to 5 August – ‘An Attack of Hunger’, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú

Rose, a lonely married woman, is bereft when her son leaves home to become a priest.

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.]

18 to 22 July – ‘After Me Comes The Flood’ by Sarah Perry, read by Peter Hanly

4 to 15 July – ‘The Green Road’ by Anne Enright, read by Eva Birthistle (two weeks)

27 June to 1 July - ‘Return of the Brute’ by Liam O’Flaherty, read by David Heap

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.

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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’.

and

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.

 

 

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