Books

Wednesday 28th March

Review: "Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop" by Garth Cartwright

Tony Clayton Lea reviews "Going For A Song: A Chronicle of the UK Record Shop" by Garth Cartwright (published by Flood Gallery Publishing)

Tuesday 27th March

"Rainsongs" by Sue Hubbard

Sue Hubbard chats about her novel "Rainsongs", set just before the financial crash against the backdrop of the Skelligs, it follows a woman dealing with the death of her husband ...

Friday 23rd March

"The Ninth Hour" by Alice McDermott

Alice McDermott talks about her latest novel "The Ninth Hour", about a widow and her daughter creating a new life in a Catholic convent in Irish Brooklyn at the beginning ...

Wednesday 21st March

"Travelling In A Strange Land" by David Park

David Park chats about his latest novel "Travelling In A Strange Land", which charts the snow-covered Christmas journey that a man makes from Belfast to Sunderland to collect his son ...

Friday 16th March

80th anniversary of "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier

Lia Mills marks the 80th anniversary of the publication of the Daphne du Maurier novel "Rebecca"

Tuesday 13th March

Review: "The Only Story" by Julian Barnes

Áine Ní Ghlinn reviews "The Only Story" by Julian Barnes, about an elderly man looking back on a major love story when he was 19 that defined his life (published ...

Friday 9th March

Review: "Sight" by Jesse Greengrass

Sinead Gleeson reviews "Sight" by Jesse Greengrass, about a young woman who considers the death of her mother while awaiting the birth of her own child (published by John Murray)

Thursday 8th March

"Roar", a new collection by Cecelia Ahern

"Roar" is a new collection from Cecelia Ahern, 30 stories all titled 'The Woman Who...' This is an extract from The Woman Who Was Swallowed-Up By The Floor and Who ...

Wednesday 7th March

Review: "Coal Black Mornings", a memoir by Brett Anderson

Tony Clayton Lea reviews "Coal Black Mornings", a memoir by Suede lead singer Brett Anderson (published by Little, Brown)

Tuesday 6th March

Round-up of latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction - "London Rules" by Mick Herron, "Genuine Fraud" by E Lockhart, "The Long Silence" by Gerard O'Donovan, "Consent/Read Me" by ...

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