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. 

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

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.

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

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.