Books

Monday 8th May

"When Light Is Like Water" by Molly McCloskey

Molly McCloskey reds an extract from her latest novel "When Light Is Like Water" (published by Penguin)

Review: "The Ice" by Laline Paull

Eithne Shortall reviews "The Ice" by Laline Paull, set in the Arctic in a not-too-distant future where Earth is suffering the consequences of global warming (published by Fourth Estate)

Tuesday 2nd May

"The Blood Miracles" by Lisa McInerney

Lisa McInerney reads an extract from her novel "The Blood Miracles" (published by John Murray)  

"In The Name Of The Family" by Sarah Dunant

Sarah Dunant chats about her latest novel "In The Name Of The Family", set in Italy in the 1500's and charting the decadent and power-hungry Borgia family (published by Virago)

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Prophets of Eternal Fjord" by Kim Leine

Kay Sheehy with the second of her reviews of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Prophets of Eternal Fjord" by Kim Leine (published by Atlantic ...

Friday 28th April

"The Dead House" by Billy O'Callaghan

Billy O'Callaghan chats about his debut novel "The Dead House", about a woman who moves to an isolated house to concentrate on her art but finds she is being influenced ...

Celebrating the work of Dermot Healy at Cúirt International Festival of Literature

Mike McCormack, one of writers taking part in the ‘Writing The Sky’ event at the Cúirt International Festival of Literature this weekend, a celebration of the work of Dermot Healy ...

Tuesday 25th April

"Into The Blizzard: Walking The Fields of the Newfoundland Dead" by Michael Winter

Michael Winter chats about his first non-fiction novel, "Into The Blizzard: Walking The Fields of the Newfoundland Dead" which follows the footsteps of one North American regiment in World War ...

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen

Kay Sheehy with the first of her reviews of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen (published by Grove Press ...

Friday 21st April

"Hamlet: Globe to Globe" by Dominic Dromgoole

British theatre director Dominic Dromgoole chats about his book "Hamlet: Globe To Globe", charting his journey to perform Hamlet in 200 countries around the world within 2 years (published by ...

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