8 episodes

On ‘The Bookshelf with Ryan Tubridy’, the renowned broadcaster, author and book lover sits down with household names to discover the books that have influenced their lives.
Every week, Ryan will turn the pages of their life through the prism of three books: The childhood book, the book that made them cry, and the book that changed their life.
‘The Bookshelf with Ryan Tubridy’ is brought to you by Eason – Ireland’s favourite bookseller.

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The Bookshelf with Ryan Tubridy Ryan Tubridy

    • Arts
    • 3.9 • 156 Ratings

On ‘The Bookshelf with Ryan Tubridy’, the renowned broadcaster, author and book lover sits down with household names to discover the books that have influenced their lives.
Every week, Ryan will turn the pages of their life through the prism of three books: The childhood book, the book that made them cry, and the book that changed their life.
‘The Bookshelf with Ryan Tubridy’ is brought to you by Eason – Ireland’s favourite bookseller.

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    Brian Cox

    Brian Cox

    Brian Cox, legendary actor of stage and screen is this week’s guest on ‘The Bookshelf with Ryan Tubridy’.
    Winner of a Golden Globe award for his role as Logan Roy in HBO’s Succession, Brian has a prolific and distinguished career in film, television, and theatre, spanning more than six decades.
    New episode every Tuesday.
     
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    • 49 min
    Marian Keyes

    Marian Keyes

    Marian Keyes is one of the most successful Irish novelists of all time and queen of contemporary fiction.
    Both critically acclaimed and commercially unstoppable, Marian is the author of some of the most widely loved, genre-defying novels of the past thirty years.
    Her latest novel ‘My Favourite Mistake’ is out now.
    New episode every Tuesday.
     
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    • 43 min
    Paul Howard

    Paul Howard

    Paul Howard is a multi-award-winning journalist, author, playwright and comedy writer. Best known as the creator of the No. 1 bestselling Ross O'Carroll-Kelly series, Paul has won a record four Irish Book Awards and is a former Irish Sports Journalist of the Year and Irish Newspaper Columnist of the Year.
    New episode every Tuesday.
     
    Brought to you by Eason – Ireland’s favourite bookseller.
     
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    • 46 min
    Vogue Williams

    Vogue Williams

    This week’s guest is the one and only Vogue Williams – presenter, podcaster, DJ and book lover!
    New episode every Tuesday.
     
    Brought to you by Eason – Ireland’s favourite bookseller.
     
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    • 45 min
    John Boyne

    John Boyne

    John Boyne is one of the most successful and critically acclaimed novelists of his generation. In a career spanning more than 30 years, he has published 16 novels for adults, 6 novels for younger readers, and a short story collection.
    His most famous book, ‘The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas’, is a modern classic and, globally, the biggest selling novel by an Irish writer since records began, selling more than 11 million copies worldwide.
    His new book ‘Earth’, the second of a four novella sequence, is out now.
    Content warning: The topic of suicide is referenced at 14.46 to 15.24 minutes.
     
    New episode every Tuesday.
     
    Brought to you by Eason – Ireland’s favourite bookseller.
     
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    • 44 min
    Cecelia Ahern

    Cecelia Ahern

    This week’s guest is the multi-award winning author Cecelia Ahern.
    Since her debut ‘PS I Love You’, Cecelia has written 19 novels and sold 25 million copies internationally. She’s also the co-creator of the TV comedy series ‘Samantha Who’, and her highly acclaimed collection of short stories ‘Roar’ was adapted for Apple TV+. Cecelia’s new paperback ‘In A Thousand Different Ways’ will be released in July.
    New episode every Tuesday.
    Brought to you by Eason – Ireland’s favourite bookseller.

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    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

3.9 out of 5
156 Ratings

156 Ratings

Leabhairdeas ,

Lovely listen

Great podcast - easy listening and interesting. Loved the Vogue and Brian Cox. Great guests. Nice to hear you Ryan still missing you in the mornings!

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Marian Keyes

How is it possible to love Marian Keyes more? She is just phenomenal. Great interview with a global literary treasure.

Dog walks & Pods! ,

Well done Ryan!

Really enjoying this podcast. It’s lovely to get a bit of insight into what interests these great authors when they are reading for themselves. Getting some great book recommendations too!

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