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An all-new show that's all about books from the man with the biggest book club in Ireland, Rick O'Shea! As well as chatting to literary luminaries, we've got the latest book news and events and we ask both listeners and celebrities to share their reading recommendations - plus every week one Irish book club gets the chance to put their questions directly to the author of a book which they have read.

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An all-new show that's all about books from the man with the biggest book club in Ireland, Rick O'Shea! As well as chatting to literary luminaries, we've got the latest book news and events and we ask both listeners and celebrities to share their reading recommendations - plus every week one Irish book club gets the chance to put their questions directly to the author of a book which they have read.

    The Christmas Book Show

    The Christmas Book Show

    A very special Book Show for Christmas Day 2019

    • 58 min
    The One in Eoin Colfers Shed

    The One in Eoin Colfers Shed

    Wexford author Eoin Colfer has sold over 25million copies of his books, including his popular Artemis Fowl series. Rick O’Shea went to visit him in his creative hub – the shed at the end of his garden.

    • 22 min
    The One with Eoin Colfer, Jan Carson, Baz Ashmawy and Eilish O’Carroll

    The One with Eoin Colfer, Jan Carson, Baz Ashmawy and Eilish O’Carroll

    Rick O’Shea visits Eoin Colfer him in his creative hub – the shed at the end of his garden. Jan Carson, winner of the EU Prize for Literature is interviewed by the Book Paper Scissors Book Club in Belfast. We find out what the one book is that Baz Ashmawy and Eilish O’Carroll would recommend.

    • 26 min
    The One with Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout and Eithne Shortall

    The One with Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout and Eithne Shortall

    Rick O'Shea chats to Pulitzer Prize winner Elizabeth Strout on the return of Olive Kitteridge, and a lucky book club gets to quiz Eithne Shortall on her novel Three Little Truths.

    • 25 min
    The One with Blindboy, Bernadine Evaristo and John Boyne

    The One with Blindboy, Bernadine Evaristo and John Boyne

    Rick O’Shea chats to Blindboy Boatclub. 2019 Booker Prize co-winner Bernadine Evaristo reads from her prize-winning novel. John Boyne wrestles with the questions put to him by the members of Hughie’s Bar Bookclub in Donegal on his novel The Hearts Invisible Furies. The Book Show Sun 8th December 19.00 RTÉ Radio 1 rte.ie/culture bookshow@rte.ie

    • 26 min
    Trailer: The Book Show

    Trailer: The Book Show

    An all-new show that's all about books from the man with the biggest book club in Ireland, Rick O'Shea! The first episode of the new series will be available on Friday 6th December 2019.

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