Today With Sean O Rourke Friday 10 November 2017
Book Club - The Adversary
This month, we're reading The Adversary – A True Story of Monstrous Deception by Emmanuel Carrere. "On the Saturday morning of January 9th 1993 while Jean Claude Romand was killing his wife and children, I was with mine at a parent teacher meeting."
With these chilling first words, acclaimed master of psychological suspense Emmanuel Carrere begins his exploration of the double life of a respectable doctor, eighteen years of lies, five murders, and the extremes to which ordinary people can go.
Book: The Best Of Times, The Worst Of Times
Michael Burleigh is a British author and historian, a regular contributor to various newspapers and other publications, and he has taught at New College –Oxford, the L.S.E. and Stanford University, among others.
His new book is called The Best of Times, The Worst of Times. A History of Now and he spoke to Seán O'Rourke on the line this morning.
The Friday Gathering
Peadar Toibin, Sinn Fein TD for Meath West and Spokesperson on Regional Development, Rural Affairs, Arts & the Gaeltacht, Brian Hayes is Fine Gael MEP for Dublin, Alison O’Connor, broadcaster and columnist with the Irish Examiner and Sinead O’Carroll, news editor of the Journal.ie all joined Seán O'Rourke in studio this morning to pour over the big news stories of the week for our Friday Gathering.