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.
16 to 20 January - 'Four Sides Full' by Vona Groarke, read by the author.
This new personal essay, through considering different artworks and their frames, meditates on aspects of the author's own life, and ideas around the body, family, the past, love, beauty and solitude.
'Four Sides Full' by Vona Groarke is published by The Gallery Press.
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.]
9 to 13 January - 'An Attack of Hunger' from the story collection 'The Springs of Affection' by Maeve Brennan, read by Caitríona Ní Mhurchú.
2 to 6 January - ‘A Free Choice’ from ‘The Springs of Affection’ by Maeve Brennan, read by Cathy Belton.
19 to 23 December – ‘A Christmas Carol’ by Charles Dickens, read by Fionnula Flanagan.