Marian Finucane

    Saturday, Sunday, 11 - 1pm



    The Best Unheard of Books

    John Banville and Enda Wyley join Marian to talk about the best unheard of books.

    Books from John Banville

    Loving by Henry Greene

    Biography Hugh Trevor Roper – A Hidden Life: The Enigma of Sir Edmund Backhouse

    Hugh Trevor-Roper: The Wartime Journals, edited by Richard Davenport-Hines

    Pascal Garnier – How’s the Pain?

    Books from Enda Wyley

    The Spectre of Alexander Wolf by Gaito Gazdonov

    Journey by Moonlight - Antal Szerb.

    The Blue Flower by Penelope Fitzgerald

    The Pilgrim Hawk by Glenway Wescott

    Light Years by James Salter


    Behaviour&habits - Pete Lunn&Charles Duhigg

    Pete Lunn, behavioural economist with the ERSI, comes in to describe how people behave when we think we're being treated unfairly. Charles Duhigg, author of, "The Power of Habit: Why we Do What we Do and How to Change," talks to us about habits and replacing them with, "Acceptable behaviour."


    Interview: Delia Smith

    Marian talks to cookery expert Delia Smith about her career, life, religion - and passion for football! Her new book is, "Delia's Cakes," published by Hodder&Stoughton and her website is


    Rest of the show!

    Colm Rapple joins us to discuss personal finances at the start of the new year.

    Heather Wall, volunteer with South-East Animal Rescue, comes on the 'phone to talk about the nine Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs who were found roaming around on the Carlow-Wexford border.

    Authors Carlo Gebler and John Boyne join us in studio, while M.J. Hyland talks to us from Manchester - all speaking about being a writer and how to become one. See for more.

    James Hickey, CEO of the Irish Film Board, comes on the line to speak about Irish film releases in 2013.

    And last but by no means least, Paul Whitington and Dave Fanning come in to talk about the latest current in film and television.

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