Books

Friday 17th April

Clive James - Sentence to Life

Last October, we had a huge response to an interview we did with the renowned critic and poet Clive James. He spoke to us then about the poems he was ...

Thursday 16th April

Summer Reads

It's time for our monthly books roundup now and here with us this morning were author Cathy Kelly and Edel Coffey. The clocks have gone forward and the sun has ...

Wednesday 15th April

Book: Better than Before

Gretchen Rubin’s book The Happiness Project chronicled her attempts to achieve happiness by applying science and positive psychology to her own life. The book became a phenomenon, staying on the ...

Tuesday 14th April

Book Club

This month's book club choice is Marian Keyes' The Woman Who Stole My Life - Read along with us and listen in for the discussion on April 28th. If you ...

Monday 13th April

Father Son Relationships

The relationship to a father often leaves a lasting and deep impression on a son’s life. For some men it’s possibly the most seminal relationship, they teach us what we ...

Friday 27th March

Romantic Fiction

Romantic fiction often gets a bad rap, but chances are we’ll all be sneaking a few into our suitcases this summer for the basic reason that they provide us with ...

Tuesday 24th March

Book: The Village Effect: Why Face to Face Contact Matters

Some experts say we’re more connected now than ever before due to the internet whilst others say we’re less connected because of the internet – so which is it? In ...

Friday 20th March

So You've Been Publicly Shamed - Jon Ronson

Author Jon Ronson joined Sean to discuss new book So You've Been Publicly Shamed, and how we are all at risk on social media.  Jon speaks of how he began ...

Thursday 12th March

Poetry Collection: The Days of Surprise

Paul Durcan is one of the nation’s best-loved and most important poets. His latest collection is called ‘The Days Of Surprise’ and he was in studio this morning. Paul Durcan ...

Wednesday 11th March

AC Grayling - The Challenge of Things

A.C. Grayling is one of the most prolific philosophers of our time. He is an impassioned defender of secular values and the founder of the New College for the Humanities ...

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