coming up on Tuesday's show...the 50th anniversary of The Beatles' "Sgt Peppers" album, author Michael Winter, one of the guests at this year's Cúirt Festival, an exhibition honouring Francis Ledwidge at the Solstice Arts Centre and the first of Kay Sheehy's reviews of novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist, "The Sympathizer" by Viet Thanh Nguyen
British film director Richard Curtis's new film About Love staring Domhnall Gleeson is out this week. Curtis is the man who has populated our screens with the posh, the love-lorn and the bumbling. Joe Griffin joins me now with a look at the life and incredible career of Richard Curtis.
Biographies and autobiographies are staples of the best seller list. We asked Simon Maher to give us his pick of the ones to look out for....and perhaps give us an insight into why we love reading about other people's lives.