Books

Friday 14th April

"An Sanasán Uisce/The Water Glossary" by Carol Anne Connolly

Carol Anne Connolly explains why she wanted to compile the dictionary "An Sanasán Uisce/The Water Glossary", to show how the various Irish terms for water indicate the lyricism of our language Further information: ...

Thursday 13th April

Review: "The Thirst" by Jo Nesbo

Declan Burke reviews "The Thirst" by Jo Nesbo, with police detective Harry Hole coming out of retirement to investigate a murder that may have vampiric undertones (published by Harvill Secker)

Tuesday 11th April

"Her Every Fear" by Peter Swanson

Peter Swanson reads an extract from his latest novel "Her Every Fear" (published by Faber & Faber)

Shortlist for 2017 International Dublin Literary Award

Kay Sheehy with a guide to the 10 novels on the shortlist for this year's International Dublin Literary Award, which she will review in turn over the coming months before ...

Monday 10th April

"Ithaca" by Alan McMonagle

Alan McMonagle reads an extract from his debut novel "Ithaca" (published by Picador)

Friday 7th April

Review: "Who I Am", a memoir by Charlotte Rampling with Christophe Bataille

Ruth Barton reviews "Who I Am", a memoir of her childhood by actress Charlotte Rampling in conversation with Christophe Bataille, translated by William Hobson (published by Icon Books)

Thursday 6th April

"Skintown" by Ciarán McMenamin

Actor/writer Ciarán McMenamin reads an extract from his debut novel "Skintown" (published by Penguin)

Tuesday 4th April

"Slipping" by John Toomey

John Toomey chats about his latest novel "Slipping", a darkly comic account of the mind of a murderer (published by Dalkey Archive Press)

"Edith & Oliver" by Michele Forbes

Michele Forbes reads an extract from her latest novel "Edith & Oliver" (published by Weidenfeld & Nicholson)

Tuesday 28th March

"Edith & Oliver" by Michele Forbes

Michele Forbes talks about her latest novel "Edith & Oliver", set in the early years of the 20th century as the cinema is overtaking the music halls in popularity (published ...

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