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.

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    June 2013

    The Book on One

    'Paddle: A Long Way Around Ireland' by Jasper Winn, read by the author - 3 to 7 June

    One summer, writer and musician Jasper Winn set himself the challenge of kayaking the whole way around Ireland - a journey of one thousand miles. But it turned out to be the worst Irish summer in living memory.

    ‘Paddle: A Long Way Around Ireland’ by Jasper Winn is published by Sort Of Books: www.sortof.co.uk

    'A Place Near Heaven' by Damien Enright, read by the author - 10 to 14 June

    ‘A Place Near Heaven’ is the story of a calendar year in West Cork, told in month-by-month observations of the natural world.

    ‘A Place Near Heaven’ is published by Gill & MacMillan.

    'Apparition and Late Fictions' by Thomas Lynch, read by Gary Murphy - 17 to 21 June

    The first book of prose fiction from poet and essayist Thomas Lynch includes the novella ‘Apparition’, about a Methodist minister who finds success as a relationship guru following his divorce from his adulterous wife.

    ‘Apparition & Late Fictions’ is published by Jonathan Cape.

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