Books

Monday 18th June

3 books on....football

Declan Burke with his choice of great books about football/soccer – "Breakaway" by Michael Hardcastle, "The Damned United" by David Peace, "Fever Pitch" by Nick Hornby, the autobiographies "Pele: My ...

"Agnes Martin: Pioneer, Painter, Icon" by Henry Martin

Henry Martin, author of the biography of the Canadian artist "Agnes Martin: Pioneer, Painter, Icon" (published by Schaffner Press)

Friday 15th June

"He Is Mine and I Have No Other" by Rebecca O'Connor

Rebecca O'Connor chats about her debut novel "He Is Mine and I Have No Other", set in Ireland in the early 1990's it follows 15-year Lani, who falls in love ...

Thursday 14th June

"Warlight" by Michael Ondaatje

Michael Ondaatje talks about his latest novel "Warlight", set in the decade after World War II, it follows the lives of a teenage brother and sister left behind in London ...

Wednesday 13th June

Mike McCormack wins International Dublin Literary Award 2018

Mike McCormack, who has just won the International Dublin Literary Award for his novel "Solar Bones"

Review: "Last Stories" by William Trevor

Nuala O’Connor reviews "Last Stories", the final collection by William Trevor (published by Penguin)

Tuesday 12th June

"The Burning Chambers" by Kate Mosse

Kate Mosse talks about her latest novel "The Burning Chambers", the first of a trilogy which begins during the French religious wars of the 16th century (published by Mantle)

Monday 11th June

International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Lesser Bohemians" by Eimear McBride

Edel Coffey with her tenth (and final) review of the novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist – "The Lesser Bohemians" by Eimear McBride

"The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien", edited by Maebh Long

Maebh Long, editor of "The Collected Letters of Flann O'Brien", a collection of his mostly-private letters to friends, fellow-writers and publishers from 1938-1966 (published by Dalkey Archive Press)

Wednesday 6th June

International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Woman Next Door" by Yewande Omotoso and "Distant Light" by Antonio Moresco

Edel Coffey with her eighth and ninth review of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist – "The Woman Next Door" by Yewande Omotoso and "Distant Light" by Antonio ...

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