Books

Wednesday 14th June

"Room Little Darker" by June Caldwell

June Caldwell talks about her debut collection of short stories "Room Little Darker", featuring characters from the fringes on contemporary Irish society (published by New Island)

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "A Whole Life" by Robert Seethaler

Kay Sheehy with her ninth review of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist – "A Whole Life" by Robert Seethaler (published by Picador) Official website:   www.dublinliteraryaward.ie

Tuesday 13th June

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "A General Theory of Oblivion" by José Eduardo Agualusa

Kay Sheehy with her eighth review of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "A General Theory of Oblivion" by José Eduardo Agualusa (published by Vintage)

Monday 12th June

Review: "A History of Running Away" by Paula McGrath

Áine Ní Ghlinn reviews "A History of Running Away" by Paula McGrath, following the lives of three women across a thirty year period in Ireland, England and the United States (published ...

Friday 9th June

Review: "This Family of Things" by Alison Jameson

Arlene Hunt reviews "This Family of Things" by Alison Jameson, which tells the story of the unlikely relationship between two vulnerable people and its impact on their families (published by ...

Thursday 8th June

"The Weight of Him" by Ethel Rohan

Ethel Rohan talks about her debut novel "The Weight of Him", about a father grieving the death of his son by suicide and also determined to tackle his own obesity ...

Wednesday 7th June

"The Sellout" by Paul Beatty

Paul Beatty talks about his Booker-winning novel "The Sellout", about an African American man facig charges in the US Supreme Court for trying to re-introduce segregation in a small town ...

Review: "Love In Row 27" by Eithne Shortall

Mary McGill reviews "Love In Row 27", the debut novel by Eithne Shortall, about an airline check-in attendant playing cupid to unsuspecting flyers while accidentally discovering a match of her own ...

Winner of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction 2017

The winner has just been announced of the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction - Naomi Alderman for "The Power" Full details:   www.womensprizeforfiction.co.uk/

Monday 5th June

"Do Not Say We Have Nothing" by Madeleine Thien

Madeleine Thien reads an extract from her novel "Do Not Say We Have Nothing" (published by Granta)

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