Ahead of this weekend's Bord Gais Energy Book Awards, we present interviews with a quintet of best-selling BGEBA nominees, via RTÉ Player

RTÉ's Caitriona Perry discusses her book In America: Tales from Trump Country, which is nominated for Specsavers Popular Fiction Book of the Year. 

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Ruth Fitzmaurice discusses her acclaimed memoir I Found My Tribe - Ruth is nominated in the Newcomer Of The Year category.

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2016 winner Paul Howard is back in the running at the Irish Book Awards this year with his latest Ross O'Carroll Kelly romp, Operation Trumpsformation.

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Debut author Stefanie Preissner is nominated in the Non-Fiction Book Of The Year category for Why Can’t Everything Just Stay the Same?

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Finally, Roz Purcell's Half Hour Hero is in the running for Cookbook Of The Year: 

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Watch the Bord Gais Energy Book Awards on RTÉ One at 9.30pm on Wednesday 29th November.