Books

Wednesday 14th October

Book: In Order to Live: A North Korean Girl's Journey to Freedom

Yeonmi is twenty three years old and in 2007, she escaped from North Korea with her mother and sister.  As we know, North Korea is a poor isolated country where ...

Friday 9th October

Snapshots - Michael O'Higgins

One of the country’s leading barristers, he has represented a diverse range of clients from gangland criminals like John Gilligan to politicians like Ivor Callely and top bankers like Sean ...

Wednesday 7th October

Book: Tennison

Detective Chief Inspector - Jane Tennison was immortalised on the small screen by Helen Mirren in the awarding winning TV series, Prime Suspect. But it was author Lynda La Plante ...

Friday 2nd October

Packie Bonner - The Last Line

Nobody has shaped or been closer to the big moments in Irish football over the past 30 years more than my next guest. With 80 caps for the Republic of ...

Tuesday 29th September

Book Club: Purity

Time again for our book club and this month’s book is the latest novel by Jonathan Franzen, Purity. In 2010, Time Magazine anointed him The Great American Novelist and Franzen’s ...

Friday 25th September

Nemesis - Misha Glenny

Do you ever pick up a book and start reading it fully assured that it’s colourful  fiction and then just a few chapters in it suddenly dawns on you that ...

Wednesday 16th September

Sebastian Faulks - Where My Heart Used to Beat

To some listeners, our next guest is perhaps known as the writer of the James Bond tribute novel ‘Devil May Care’, but to many more, he is the author of ...

Tuesday 15th September

Man Booker Prize Shortlist Announced

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 ...

Thursday 10th September

Book: The Great Betrayal

Former Sunday Independent political columnist John Drennan may have recently left the world of journalism to serve as a political strategist with Renua Ireland but he remains committed to print ...

Thursday 13th August

Preparation for Pregnancy, Birth and Motherhood

Any pregnant woman would be forgiven for being baffled by the vast array of information on offer about childbirth. Irish midwife and antenatal teacher Nancy Murphy has just published her ...

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