Book On One
The Book ON ONE presents a mix of celebrated classic stories, international and Irish language writing, as well as the best new fiction and memoir selected for their timeless appeal.
It broadcasts nightly from Monday to Friday at 11.20pm during RTÉ Radio 1's 'Late Date' and is read by the author of the book or by a professional reader.
The current Book on One title is The Country Girls by Edna O'Brien read by Hillary O'Shaughnessy, programmed to mark The Country Girls Anthology as the Unesco City of Literature One City One Book 2019 title. The Lonely Girl and Girls in Their Married Bliss are the other two books which make up O'Brien's trilogy. Excerpts from these later novels will be read by Mary O'Driscoll for Book on One and broadcast from Monday 15 April 2018
HOW TO LISTEN BACK TO THE BOOK ON ONE
You can listen back to the last four weeks of The Book on One here: Listen
['Listen' will open the most recent episode in the RTÉ Radio Player. If you would like to hear an earlier episode, please click on 'Listen back further' - in the middle of the Player screen - which will open a calendar.]