HOW TO LIVE

05 Jun 2010 - 05 Jun 2010

€12

HOW TO LIVEWhat effect might reading 'great works' have on the way we live and engage with the world around us? And to what extent does reading (and indeed all the arts) help shape our humanity? In Sarah Bakewell's innovative…

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HANIF KUREISHI

05 Jun 2010 - 05 Jun 2010

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HANIF KUREISHIJoin Hanif Kureishi for a celebration of his recently published Collected Stories in his only Irish event this summer.Hanif Kureishi is a prolific creative force. Playwright, screenwriter, novelist and filmmaker, he has captured the zeitgeist of our multicultural and…

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JOHN LYNCH & PAUL MURRAY

05 Jun 2010 - 05 Jun 2010

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JOHN LYNCH & PAUL MURRAY Irish writers John Lynch and Paul Murray discuss the highs and lows of writing the ‘follow-up’. How do writers face the challenge of the ‘tricky’ second novel? Are the jitters that inevitably accompany the literary…

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JENNIFER JOHNSTON

04 Jun 2010 - 04 Jun 2010

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JENNIFER JOHNSTONDublin Writers Festival marks Jennifer Johnston's 80th birthday with a celebration of the author's remarkable career.Revered today as one of Ireland's finest writers – for Roddy Doyle, the finest – Johnston was a relatively late starter. She was in…

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DAVID MITCHELL

02 Jun 2010 - 02 Jun 2010

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DAVID MITCHELLIn an exclusive visit to Dublin Writers Festival, Booker-shortlisted novelist David Mitchell discusses his latest work with Brendan Barrington.‘Mitchell is, clearly, a genius.’ The New York Times Book Review The Thousand Autumns of Jacob De Zoet is Mitchell’s eagerly…

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GENERATION

29 May 2010 - 29 May 2010

€5

GENERATIONEver wonder how established artists keep making great work?Ever wonder how younger artists keep having fresh ideas?Ever wondered what would happen if you put the two together?Generation is an experiment: a cross pollination of artistic generations; an exchange of processes…

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