We produce excerpted books nightly on RTE Radio 1 in Ireland.

Over the past year we’ve excerpted books which have included:

  • Dept of Speculation – Jenny Offill
  • Spill Simmer Falter Wither by Sara Baume
  • Tanglewood by Dermot Bolger
  • The Lives of Women Christine Dwyer Hickey
  • Roddy Doyle’s Barrytown Trilogy – The Commitments, The Snapper and The Van read by Roddy Doyle for One City One Book.
  • Dubliners 100 – Short stories
  • After Me Comes The Flood
  • The Real Charlotte – Sommerville and Ross
  • Jernigan by David Gates
  • H is for Hawk by Helen MacDonald
  • The Mark and The Void by Paul Murray read by Dermot Magennis
  • The Green Road by Anne Enright read by Eva Birthistle
  • Proxopera by Benedict Kiely read by Gerard McSorley.
  • Academy St – Mary Costello
  • The Overcoat – Gogol
  • Truman Capote’s Christmas Stories
  • A Place Called Winter – Patrick Gale
  • Emma by Jane Austen
  • A History of the Rain – Niall Williams
  • The Thirty Nine Steps – John Buchan
  • Tender – Belinda McKeon
  • The Small Widow – Janet McNeill
  • The Sound of Things Falling – Juan Gabriel Vasquez
  • The Wherewithal – Philip Schultz
  • The Closet of Savage Mementos – Nuala Ni Chnonchuir
  • Nora Webster by Colm Toibin read by Fiona Shaw (Abridged from a version by Penguin).
  • My Brilliant Friend – Elena Ferrante .

Each night you can hear a range of books from debuts to classics from Irish and international writers.

11.10pm RTE Radio 1.