on Wednesday's programme..........Abie Philbin Bowman talks to American stand-up comedian Jim Gaffigan, the programme takes a look at a new film about James Joyce featuring the music of John McCormack, chat with the author Sebastian Barry about his latest novel “The Temporary Gentleman”, a preview of the forthcoming tv series "Fargo" and acclaimed film-maker Josh Oppenheimer talks about his documentary "The Act Of Killing".
Emma Hannigan talks about her latest novel "The Summer Guest", published by Hachette Ireland. Her memoir "Talk To The Headscarf" chronicles her long-running battle with cancer Official website www.emmahannigan.com
Take a look at some of the photos from Heroes: The Best of Inpho Sports Photography Tracey Piggott book recommendations for overcoming depression and anxiety. 'The Dalai Lama's Cat' by David Michie 'The Miracle of Mindfulness' by Thich Nhat Hanh 'The Power of Now' by Eckhart Tolle and below Eckhart's 'Guardians of Being: Spiritual Teachings from Our Dogs & Cats'
Donal Ryan has won the Guardian First Book Award for his novel 'The Spinning Heart'. John spoke to Donal at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards on Tuesday night & now congratulates Donal on his latest achievement, on the line from London. Reminder Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards highlights - RTÉ ONE - Saturday 31st November at 10.55pm
Miriam's next guest is Bob Turney, who was one of London's most prolific burglars, broken into thousands of houses, sometimes several a day. But Bob has turned his life around now working as a probation officer & government adviser, also an author. Bob joins Miriam from a studio in London with advice on how to keep our homes burglar proof! Bob Turney has successfully published 5 previous titles, his sixth book 'The Idiot Boy' is a gritty & honest autobiographical account of his life. You can pre-order a copy at www.bobturney.com