For our monthly round-up of what’s new in the world of books Sean was joined by Edel Coffey and Bert Wright, Events Curator of the Mountains To Sea festival were here with their recommendations for this month.
Edel Coffey looks at the latest popular fiction just published or about to be published. Her list includes: Roisin Meaney’s After the Wedding is published by Hachette books If You Were Me by Sheila O’ Flanagan is published by Headline The Blazing World from Siri Hustvedt has been longlisted for the Man Booker prize this year…and is published by Simon & Schuster Ciara Geraghty’s Now That I’ve Found You is published by Hachette Books. A debut novel from the English journalist Cáitlin Moran called How to Build a Girl, is published by Ebury Press. A couple of books now that haven’t been ...
Ann had always considered herself to be a fairly cosmopolitan person but found this was not reflected in her book shelves where most of the titles were British and American with a few Indian novels and the odd book from Australia and South Africa. So she decided she would read a book from every country in the world i.e. all 195 UN recognised states and write about it on her blog. She talks to Marian about her experience.
the author Nuala Ní Chonchúir talks about how time spent in the north of Scotland inspired her latest novel "The Closet Of Savage Mementos", published by New Island Books Official website at www.nualanichonchuir.com
Abie Philbin Bowman meets author Niall Williams who talks about latest novel “History Of The Rain” (published by Bloomsbury) and how it was influenced by his living in Kiltumper, Co Clare Official website at www.niallwilliams.com
Writer and broadcaster, Dawn O'Porter, spoke about her new book, and gave her views on how women are treated in the media. Dawn's second novel, Goose has just been published - Goose is published by Hotkey books and is available in all good bookshops.