This is the first episode of The Book Show first broadcast on RTE Radio 1 on 2nd November 2013.
The Book Show celebrates the writings of Maeve Brennan, talks to National Book Award Finalist George Saunders and looks at how contemporary Irish writing reflects Ireland today.
With contributions by Ken Early on Football Shirt Typography. Writers Peter Murphy and Anne Marie Hourihane discuss Boom & Bust Fiction.
The Book Show is presented by Sinead Gleeson and Independently produced by Zoe Comyns for RTE Radio 1.