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The quiet days that follow Christmas provide the perfect opportunity for the readers amongst us to get stuck into a good book – preferably one that has been received as a present. Sean was joined in studio now by two literary enthusiasts who can provide some suggestions for the titles you might consider buying for the bookworms in the family. They were broadcaster, Sinead Gleeson and John Boland of The Irish Independent. Books for Christmas Fiction: The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert The Thing about December by Donal Ryan A Girl is a Half Formed Thing by Eimear ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1219/493780-today-with-sean-o-rourke-thursday-19-december-2013/?clipid=1380952
Well after six episodes that drew in hundreds of thousands of viewers, the fourth series of Love/Hate came to a close last night. The killed cat was controversial...a planned drugs bust by the Gardai didn’t quite work out...and for now at least, Nidge rides on. Joining Sean to discuss the series are broadcaster and TV critic, Sinead Gleeson.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/1111/485928-today-with-sean-o-rourke-monday-11-november-2013/?clipid=1352390
Sinead Gleeson joined us as the shortlist for the Booker Prize is announced. We Need New Names by NoViolet Bulawayo; The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton; Harvest by Jim Crace; The Lowland by Jhumpa Lahiri; A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki and The Testament of Mary by Colm Toibin Huge congratulations to our shortlisted authors.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/today-with-sean-o-rourke/programmes/2013/0910/473318-today-with-sean-o-rourke-tuesday-10-september-2013/?clipid=1307312
coming up on Friday's show....an interview with acclaimed poet Philip Schultz, a look at the comic partnership between Peter Cook and Dudley Moore and reviews of the latest albums from Sharon Van Etten, Neil Young and Sam Smithhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2013/0723/464250-arena-tuesday-23-july-2013/
Sinead Gleeson on this year's Booker Prize Longlist which includes Irish Authors Donal Ryan, Colm McCann and Colm Tóibín. The full list can be viewed on www.themanbookerprize.com.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2013/0723/464250-arena-tuesday-23-july-2013/?clipid=1274186
Sinead Gleeson, Natasha Fennell and Jim Lockhart pick some of their favourite Summer Reads. Their choices are: Fiction All the Birds Singing - Evie Wyld (Jonathan Cape) The Herbalist - Niamh Boyce (Penguin Ireland) The Dinner - Herman Koch (Atlantic Books) Burying the Typewriter: A Memoir - Carmen Bugan (Picador) The sense of an ending - Julian Barnes (Vintage Digital) Gone Girl - Gillian Flynn (Phoenix) The Casual Vacancy - J.K Rowling (Sphere) Short Stories Town & Country - Kevin Barry (Faber & Faber) NON-FICTION/HEALTH The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves - Stephen Grozs (Chatto & Windus) Philosophy for Life: ...http://www.rte.ie/radio1/marian-finucane/programmes/2013/0713/462264-marian-finucane-saturday-13-july-2013/?clipid=1265176
Sinead Gleeson on 'The Cove' (Ron Rash), 'Possessed of a Past - A John Banville Reader' (Raymond Bell), 'The Book Lovers Companion', Caitlin Moran's 'Moranthology' 'The Unpublished' (David Ogilvy), 'Rain Spill' (Jenni Doherty), 'Africa - Eye to the Unknown' (Michael Bright), 'The Table Comes First' (Adam Gopnik) and the latest Dublin Review.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2012/1205/357063-arena-wednesday-5-december-2012/?clipid=950700
Sinead Gleeson reviews 'Dear Life' the latest book of short stories from Canadian writer Alice Munro. The Publishers are Random House.http://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2012/1128/355691-arena-wednesday-28-november-2012/?clipid=945672
coming up on Thursday's show....reviews of the latest films X Men: Days Of Future Past, Blended and Fading Gigolo, an interview with Israeli mime artist Hanoch Rosen - an artist who's been called a 'silent ambassador for Israel' - and to mark this week's Africa Day celebrations there's music from the Colours Afrobeat Foundationhttp://www.rte.ie/radio1/arena/programmes/2012/1128/355691-arena-wednesday-28-november-2012/
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