Sinead Crowley, arts and media correspondent for RTÉ news joined Sean on the line following the announcement of the Man Booker Prize shortlist, a varied list but no sign of Irish author Anne Enright for The Green Road.
Those who have made it on to the list are:
Satin Island Tom McCarthy,
Chigozie Obioma The Fishermen
THe Year of the Runaways Sunjeev Sahota
Anne Tyler A Spool of Blue Thread
Hanya Yanagihara A Little Life
A Brief History of Seven Killings Marlon James