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20070526

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

Lionel Shriver talks about her latest novel, the Post Birthday World.

20070526

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

Lionel Shriver talks about her latest novel, the Post Birthday World.

20070527

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

On MW only from 2.30pm to 5.40pm:

Sunday Sportsound: Coverage of the afternoon's main sporting action with Owen McConnon.

Including the Bank of Ireland Ulster Senior Football Championship clash between Armagh and Donegal at Ballybofey, with commentary and analysis from Brian Canavan and Jimmy Smyth.

20070527

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

On MW only from 2.30pm to 5.40pm:

Sunday Sportsound: Coverage of the afternoon's main sporting action with Owen McConnon.

Including the Bank of Ireland Ulster Senior Football Championship clash between Armagh and Donegal at Ballybofey, with commentary and analysis from Brian Canavan and Jimmy Smyth.

20070602

William Crawley talks to Felix Dennis about his best selling book, How to Get Rich, and asks why he writes poetry, and why he is at war with the poetic establishment.

20070602

William Crawley talks to Felix Dennis about his best selling book, How to Get Rich, and asks why he writes poetry, and why he is at war with the poetic establishment.

20070603

William Crawley talks to Felix Dennis about his best selling book, How to Get Rich, and asks why he writes poetry, and why he is at war with the poetic establishment.

20070603

William Crawley talks to Felix Dennis about his best selling book, How to Get Rich, and asks why he writes poetry, and why he is at war with the poetic establishment.

20070609

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

20070609

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

20070610

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

20070610

Literary news, reviews, previews, interviews, features and discussion with William Crawley.

20070616

With William Crawley.

Acclaimed poet Thomas Kinsella talks about his latest work Dublin Documentary, and world champion water skier Janet Gray talks about her favourite books.

20070616

With William Crawley.

Acclaimed poet Thomas Kinsella talks about his latest work Dublin Documentary, and world champion water skier Janet Gray talks about her favourite books.

20070617

With William Crawley.

Acclaimed poet Thomas Kinsella talks about his latest work Dublin Documentary, and world champion water skier Janet Gray talks about her favourite books.

20070617

With William Crawley.

Acclaimed poet Thomas Kinsella talks about his latest work Dublin Documentary, and world champion water skier Janet Gray talks about her favourite books.

20070623

Bangor writer Colin Bateman talks about his latest novel; we road test travel books about journeys around Spain and the world; and newly appointed First Minister, the Rev Ian Paisley, reveals the books that have shaped his life.

Presented by William Crawley.

20070623

Bangor writer Colin Bateman talks about his latest novel; we road test travel books about journeys around Spain and the world; and newly appointed First Minister, the Rev Ian Paisley, reveals the books that have shaped his life.

Presented by William Crawley.

20070624

Bangor writer Colin Bateman talks about his latest novel; we road test travel books about journeys around Spain and the world; and newly appointed First Minister, the Rev Ian Paisley, reveals the books that have shaped his life.

Presented by William Crawley.

20070624

Bangor writer Colin Bateman talks about his latest novel; we road test travel books about journeys around Spain and the world; and newly appointed First Minister, the Rev Ian Paisley, reveals the books that have shaped his life.

Presented by William Crawley.

20070630

Andrew Marr discusses his monumental history of Britain and deputy first minister Martin McGuinness talks about the books that mean most to him.

20070630

Andrew Marr discusses his monumental history of Britain and deputy first minister Martin McGuinness talks about the books that mean most to him.

20070701

Andrew Marr discusses his monumental history of Britain and deputy first minister Martin McGuinness talks about the books that mean most to him.

20070701

Andrew Marr discusses his monumental history of Britain and deputy first minister Martin McGuinness talks about the books that mean most to him.

20071110

On Remembrance Sunday, William Crawley discusses Stephen Walker's Forgotten Soldiers and A Long Time Gone by Ismael Beah with Prof Keith Jeffrey and Colonel Tim Collins.

20071110

On Remembrance Sunday, William Crawley discusses Stephen Walker's Forgotten Soldiers and A Long Time Gone by Ismael Beah with Prof Keith Jeffrey and Colonel Tim Collins.

20071111

On Remembrance Sunday, William Crawley discusses Stephen Walker's Forgotten Soldiers and A Long Time Gone by Ismael Beah with Prof Keith Jeffrey and Colonel Tim Collins.

20071111

On Remembrance Sunday, William Crawley discusses Stephen Walker's Forgotten Soldiers and A Long Time Gone by Ismael Beah with Prof Keith Jeffrey and Colonel Tim Collins.

20071117

William Crawley talks to famous political diarist Tony Benn, who began keeping a diary at the age of 15.

David Johnston of Queens University and Argentine television producer Alicia Peyrano review two recently published books about Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.

Plus, the president of Sinn Fein, Gerry Adams, chats about his favourite books.

20071117

William Crawley talks to famous political diarist Tony Benn, who began keeping a diary at the age of 15.

David Johnston of Queens University and Argentine television producer Alicia Peyrano review two recently published books about Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.

Plus, the president of Sinn Fein, Gerry Adams, chats about his favourite books.

20071118

William Crawley talks to famous political diarist Tony Benn, who began keeping a diary at the age of 15.

David Johnston of Queens University and Argentine television producer Alicia Peyrano review two recently published books about Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.

Plus, the president of Sinn Fein, Gerry Adams, chats about his favourite books.

20071118

William Crawley talks to famous political diarist Tony Benn, who began keeping a diary at the age of 15.

David Johnston of Queens University and Argentine television producer Alicia Peyrano review two recently published books about Fidel Castro and Che Guevara.

Plus, the president of Sinn Fein, Gerry Adams, chats about his favourite books.

20071124

Paul Merton discusses his book Silent Comedy with William Crawley.

Marnie O'Neill and poet Michael Longley review biographies by David Grene and Patricia Craig.

And the programme hears which titles are grabbing the interest of a local reading group.

20071124

Paul Merton discusses his book Silent Comedy with William Crawley.

Marnie O'Neill and poet Michael Longley review biographies by David Grene and Patricia Craig.

And the programme hears which titles are grabbing the interest of a local reading group.

20071125

Paul Merton discusses his book Silent Comedy with William Crawley.

Marnie O'Neill and poet Michael Longley review biographies by David Grene and Patricia Craig.

And the programme hears which titles are grabbing the interest of a local reading group.

On MW only, from 2.30pm-4.20pm:

Sunday Sportsound: Austin O'Callaghan presents coverage of the AIB Ulster Club football final.

Commentary by Owen McConnon and Brian Canavan.

20071125

Paul Merton discusses his book Silent Comedy with William Crawley.

Marnie O'Neill and poet Michael Longley review biographies by David Grene and Patricia Craig.

And the programme hears which titles are grabbing the interest of a local reading group.

On MW only, from 2.30pm-4.20pm:

Sunday Sportsound: Austin O'Callaghan presents coverage of the AIB Ulster Club football final.

Commentary by Owen McConnon and Brian Canavan.

20071201

Marianne Faithful discusses her new book, Memories, Dreams and Reflections, with William Crawley.

Terri Hooley and Henry McCullough are guest reviewers.

20071201

Marianne Faithful discusses her new book, Memories, Dreams and Reflections, with William Crawley.

Terri Hooley and Henry McCullough are guest reviewers.

20071202

Marianne Faithful discusses her new book, Memories, Dreams and Reflections, with William Crawley.

Terri Hooley and Henry McCullough are guest reviewers.

20071202

Marianne Faithful discusses her new book, Memories, Dreams and Reflections, with William Crawley.

Terri Hooley and Henry McCullough are guest reviewers.

20071208

William Crawley meets international best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, who created The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - a series of detective novels set in Botswana, and Paddy Heaney and Cleena Foley review two sports books - The Gambler and Legends of Irish Boxing.

Plus the programme hears from local author Sean McMahon, who has written about some of Ulster's most infamous murder cases, and playwright Gary Mitchell explains why the Bible is his favourite book.

20071208

William Crawley meets international best-selling author Alexander McCall Smith, who created The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - a series of detective novels set in Botswana, and Paddy Heaney and Cleena Foley review two sports books - The Gambler and Legends of Irish Boxing.

Plus the programme hears from local author Sean McMahon, who has written about some of Ulster's most infamous murder cases, and playwright Gary Mitchell explains why the Bible is his favourite book.

20071209

William Crawley meets international best-selling author Alexander Mccall Smith, who created The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - a series of detective novels set in Botswana, and Paddy Heaney and Cleena Foley review two sports books - The Gambler and Legends of Irish Boxing.

Plus the programme hears from local author Sean McMahon, who has written about some of Ulster's most infamous murder cases, and playwright Gary Mitchell explains why the Bible is his favourite book.

20071209

William Crawley meets international best-selling author Alexander Mccall Smith, who created The No.1 Ladies' Detective Agency - a series of detective novels set in Botswana, and Paddy Heaney and Cleena Foley review two sports books - The Gambler and Legends of Irish Boxing.

Plus the programme hears from local author Sean McMahon, who has written about some of Ulster's most infamous murder cases, and playwright Gary Mitchell explains why the Bible is his favourite book.

20071215

William Crawley takes the programme to a Belfast city centre bookshop to catch the Christmas mood.

Adam Coates, Ali Ford, Graeme Farrow and Anne McReynolds also sift through a selection of books for the festive season.

Meanwhile, Laura Haydon talks to authors Karl O'Neill and Lauren Graham.

20071215

William Crawley takes the programme to a Belfast city centre bookshop to catch the Christmas mood.

Adam Coates, Ali Ford, Graeme Farrow and Anne McReynolds also sift through a selection of books for the festive season.

Meanwhile, Laura Haydon talks to authors Karl O'Neill and Lauren Graham.

20071216

William Crawley takes the programme to a Belfast city centre bookshop to catch the Christmas mood.

Adam Coates, Ali Ford, Graeme Farrow and Anne McReynolds also sift through a selection of books for the festive season.

Meanwhile, Laura Haydon talks to authors Karl O'Neill and Lauren Graham.

20071216

William Crawley takes the programme to a Belfast city centre bookshop to catch the Christmas mood.

Adam Coates, Ali Ford, Graeme Farrow and Anne McReynolds also sift through a selection of books for the festive season.

Meanwhile, Laura Haydon talks to authors Karl O'Neill and Lauren Graham.

20080601

William Crawley presents the best literary features, reviews and interviews with leading writers and critics.

20080601

William Crawley presents the best literary features, reviews and interviews with leading writers and critics.

20080607

William Crawley presents the best literary features, reviews and interviews with leading writers and critics.

20080607

William Crawley presents the best literary features, reviews and interviews with leading writers and critics.

20080608

William Crawley presents the best literary features, reviews and interviews with leading writers and critics.

20080608

William Crawley presents the best literary features, reviews and interviews with leading writers and critics.

20080614

William Crawley presents the best features, interviews and reviews from the world of literature, with leading writers and critics.

20080614

William Crawley presents the best features, interviews and reviews from the world of literature, with leading writers and critics.

20080615

William Crawley presents the best features, interviews and reviews from the world of literature, with leading writers and critics.

20080615

William Crawley presents the best features, interviews and reviews from the world of literature, with leading writers and critics.

20080621

William Crawley talks to the Booker Prize-winning Scottish writer James Kelman about his latest novel telling of a boy growing up in Glasgow.

20080621

William Crawley talks to the Booker Prize-winning Scottish writer James Kelman about his latest novel telling of a boy growing up in Glasgow.

20080622

William Crawley talks to the Booker Prize-winning Scottish writer James Kelman about his latest novel telling of a boy growing up in Glasgow.

20080622

William Crawley talks to the Booker Prize-winning Scottish writer James Kelman about his latest novel telling of a boy growing up in Glasgow.

20080628

William Crawley talks to the novelist David Lodge about his academic and literary life.

Plus a look at how to make a book successful.

20080628

William Crawley talks to the novelist David Lodge about his academic and literary life.

Plus a look at how to make a book successful.

20080629

William Crawley talks to the novelist David Lodge about his academic and literary life.

Plus a look at how to make a book successful.

20080629

William Crawley talks to the novelist David Lodge about his academic and literary life.

Plus a look at how to make a book successful.

20080705

Maeve Binchy, who has sold 40 million books worldwide, reveals the secrets of her success and a former spy tracks down the latest James Bond novel.

20080705

Maeve Binchy, who has sold 40 million books worldwide, reveals the secrets of her success and a former spy tracks down the latest James Bond novel.

20080706

Maeve Binchy, who has sold 40 million books worldwide, reveals the secrets of her success and a former spy tracks down the latest James Bond novel.

20080706

Maeve Binchy, who has sold 40 million books worldwide, reveals the secrets of her success and a former spy tracks down the latest James Bond novel.

20081025

Historian Simon Schama tells William Crawley why he loves America and wants Barack Obama to win the presidential election, and Glenn Patterson discusses his memoir Once Upon a Hill.

20081025

Historian Simon Schama tells William Crawley why he loves America and wants Barack Obama to win the presidential election, and Glenn Patterson discusses his memoir Once Upon a Hill.

20081026

Historian Simon Schama tells William Crawley why he loves America and wants Barack Obama to win the presidential election, and Glenn Patterson discusses his memoir Once Upon a Hill.

20081026

Historian Simon Schama tells William Crawley why he loves America and wants Barack Obama to win the presidential election, and Glenn Patterson discusses his memoir Once Upon a Hill.

20081101

William Crawley is joined by Tim Pat Coogan who talks about the challenges of autobiography, plus film producer Michael Deeley on the darker side of Hollywood.

20081101

William Crawley is joined by Tim Pat Coogan who talks about the challenges of autobiography, plus film producer Michael Deeley on the darker side of Hollywood.

20081102

William Crawley is joined by Tim Pat Coogan who talks about the challenges of autobiography, plus film producer Michael Deeley on the darker side of Hollywood.

20081102

William Crawley is joined by Tim Pat Coogan who talks about the challenges of autobiography, plus film producer Michael Deeley on the darker side of Hollywood.

20081108

William Crawley interviews leading Irish travel writer, Dervla Murphy, about her Cuban travels and bookmaker Ivan Yates about the journalist who tried to get rich at the race track.

20081108

William Crawley interviews leading Irish travel writer, Dervla Murphy, about her Cuban travels and bookmaker Ivan Yates about the journalist who tried to get rich at the race track.

20081109

William Crawley interviews leading Irish travel writer, Dervla Murphy, about her Cuban travels and bookmaker Ivan Yates about the journalist who tried to get rich at the race track.

20081109

William Crawley interviews leading Irish travel writer, Dervla Murphy, about her Cuban travels and bookmaker Ivan Yates about the journalist who tried to get rich at the race track.

20081115

William Crawley talks to Bernard Cornwell about his novel depicting the battle of Agincourt, plus a review of Denis O'Driscoll's interviews with Seamus Heaney, Stepping Stones.

20081115

William Crawley talks to Bernard Cornwell about his novel depicting the battle of Agincourt, plus a review of Denis O'Driscoll's interviews with Seamus Heaney, Stepping Stones.

20081116

William Crawley talks to Bernard Cornwell about his novel depicting the battle of Agincourt, plus a review of Denis O'Driscoll's interviews with Seamus Heaney, Stepping Stones.

20081116

William Crawley talks to Bernard Cornwell about his novel depicting the battle of Agincourt, plus a review of Denis O'Driscoll's interviews with Seamus Heaney, Stepping Stones.

20081122

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler.

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler and evaluates poetry by Ciaran Carson, Derek Mahon and Irish love poets.

20081122

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler.

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler and evaluates poetry by Ciaran Carson, Derek Mahon and Irish love poets.

20081129

William Crawley talks comedian and author Alexei Sayle about his latest novel.

William Crawley talks comedian and author Alexei Sayle about his latest novel, evalutes the controversial reputation of Oliver Cromwell and explores the art of writing a novel.

20081129

William Crawley talks comedian and author Alexei Sayle about his latest novel.

William Crawley talks comedian and author Alexei Sayle about his latest novel, evalutes the controversial reputation of Oliver Cromwell and explores the art of writing a novel.

20090426

William Crawley presents literary reviews, news and interviews.

Featuring The Canterbury Tales - A retelling by Peter Ackroyd.

William Crawley discusses The Canterbury Tales - A retelling by Peter Ackroyd

20090426

William Crawley presents literary reviews, news and interviews.

Featuring The Canterbury Tales - A retelling by Peter Ackroyd.

William Crawley discusses The Canterbury Tales - A retelling by Peter Ackroyd

20090503

William Crawley speaks to philosopher Alain De Botton about his new book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

William Crawley speaks to philosopher Alain De Botton about his new book.

20090503

William Crawley speaks to philosopher Alain De Botton about his new book The Pleasures and Sorrows of Work.

William Crawley speaks to philosopher Alain De Botton about his new book.

20090510

William Crawley speaks to author Jodi Picoult about her new novel Handle With Care, and Gerry Kelly reveals the contents of his bookshelves.

William Crawley speaks to author Jodi Picoult about her new novel Handle With Care.

20090510

William Crawley speaks to author Jodi Picoult about her new novel Handle With Care, and Gerry Kelly reveals the contents of his bookshelves.

William Crawley speaks to author Jodi Picoult about her new novel Handle With Care.

20090517

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features from the literary world, featuring best-selling novelist Colm Tóibín.

William Crawley with literary news, featuring best-selling novelist Colm Tóibín.

20090517

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features from the literary world, featuring best-selling novelist Colm Tóibín.

William Crawley with literary news, featuring best-selling novelist Colm Tóibín.

20090524

William Crawley talks to journalist David Aaronovitch about his new book Voodoo Histories, and former Undertone Mickey Bradley reveals the books which have influenced him.

William Crawley talks to journalist David Aaronovitch about his new book Voodoo Histories.

20090524

William Crawley talks to journalist David Aaronovitch about his new book Voodoo Histories, and former Undertone Mickey Bradley reveals the books which have influenced him.

William Crawley talks to journalist David Aaronovitch about his new book Voodoo Histories.

20090531

William Crawley talks to journalist Kate Adie about her new book Into Danger: Risking your Life for Work, plus the latest literary news and reviews.

William Crawley talks to Kate Adie about her book Into Danger: Risking your Life for Work.

20090531

William Crawley talks to journalist Kate Adie about her new book Into Danger: Risking your Life for Work, plus the latest literary news and reviews.

William Crawley talks to Kate Adie about her book Into Danger: Risking your Life for Work.

20090607

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features on the latest in fiction, non-fiction, biography and poetry.

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features from the literary world.

20090607

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features on the latest in fiction, non-fiction, biography and poetry.

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features from the literary world.

20100404

William Crawley talks to author Philip Pullman, and members of the Radio Ulster Book Club give their view on this week's choice, Let the Great World Spin by Colum Mccann.

William Crawley talks to author Philip Pullman

20100404

William Crawley talks to author Philip Pullman, and members of the Radio Ulster Book Club give their view on this week's choice, Let the Great World Spin by Colum Mccann.

William Crawley talks to author Philip Pullman

20100411

William Crawley talks to award-winning novelist Rose Tremain on the publication of her novel Trespass.

And the Radio Ulster Book Club gives its view on The Last Fighting Tommy.

William Crawley talks to award-winning novelist Rose Tremain

20100411

William Crawley talks to award-winning novelist Rose Tremain on the publication of her novel Trespass.

And the Radio Ulster Book Club gives its view on The Last Fighting Tommy.

William Crawley talks to award-winning novelist Rose Tremain

20100418

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads The Reader by Bernhard Schlink.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100418

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads The Reader by Bernhard Schlink.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100425

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads The Stranger by Sarah Waters.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100425

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads The Stranger by Sarah Waters.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100502

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads Blackwater Lighthouse by Colm Tóibín.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100502

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads Blackwater Lighthouse by Colm Tóibín.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100509

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads The Snack Thief by Andrea Camilleri.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100509

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features on the latest books and the Radio Ulster Book Club reads The Snack Thief by Andrea Camilleri.

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

20100919

Presented by William Crawley with guest reviewers Liz Kennedy and Jane Coyle. Featuring interviews with James May, Terry Waite, and US Consul General in Belfast, Kamala S Lakhdhir.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world

Presented by William Crawley with guest reviewers Liz Kennedy and Jane Coyle.

Featuring interviews with James May, Terry Waite, and US Consul General in Belfast, Kamala S Lakhdhir.

Presented by William Crawley, Liz Kennedy and Jane Coyle.

With guests James May, Terry Waite and US Consul General Kamala S Lakhdhir.

20100919

Presented by William Crawley with guest reviewers Liz Kennedy and Jane Coyle. Featuring interviews with James May, Terry Waite, and US Consul General in Belfast, Kamala S Lakhdhir.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world

Presented by William Crawley with guest reviewers Liz Kennedy and Jane Coyle.

Featuring interviews with James May, Terry Waite, and US Consul General in Belfast, Kamala S Lakhdhir.

Presented by William Crawley, Liz Kennedy and Jane Coyle.

With guests James May, Terry Waite and US Consul General Kamala S Lakhdhir.

20100926

Presented by William Crawley, with guests crime writer Stuart Neville and Mark Twain expert Bob Hirst and reviewers Brian Henry Martin and Fionuala Meredith.

William Crawley talks to crime writer Stuart Neville and Mark Twain expert Bob Hirst.

20100926

Presented by William Crawley, with guests crime writer Stuart Neville and Mark Twain expert Bob Hirst and reviewers Brian Henry Martin and Fionuala Meredith.

William Crawley talks to crime writer Stuart Neville and Mark Twain expert Bob Hirst.

20101003

Presented by William Crawley, with guest reviewers Eamonn Hughes and Brian Feeney, David Lloyd George biographer Roy Hattersley, and Shami Chakrabarti on To Kill a Mockingbird.

William Crawley talks to Roy Hattersley; Shami Chakrabarti considers To Kill a Mockingbird

20101003

Presented by William Crawley, with guest reviewers Eamonn Hughes and Brian Feeney, David Lloyd George biographer Roy Hattersley, and Shami Chakrabarti on To Kill a Mockingbird.

William Crawley talks to Roy Hattersley; Shami Chakrabarti considers To Kill a Mockingbird

20101010

Patrick McCabe discusses his new novel; Sue Birtwistle on Elizabeth Gaskell's bicentenary; Graine McFadden and Anne Tannahill consider stories by Arthur Miller and Claire Keegan.

Novelist Patrick McCabe; Sue Birtwistle on Elizabeth Gaskell's bicentenary.

20101010

Patrick McCabe discusses his new novel; Sue Birtwistle on Elizabeth Gaskell's bicentenary; Graine McFadden and Anne Tannahill consider stories by Arthur Miller and Claire Keegan.

Novelist Patrick McCabe; Sue Birtwistle on Elizabeth Gaskell's bicentenary.

20101017

William Crawley meets Irish poet John F Deane.

Simon Hoggart looks back on the Lady Chatterley's Lover trial.

Jude Collins and Nuala McKeever consider the latest literary releases.

Irish poet John F Deane; Simon Hoggart on the infamous Lady Chatterley's Lover trial.

20101017

William Crawley meets Irish poet John F Deane.

Simon Hoggart looks back on the Lady Chatterley's Lover trial.

Jude Collins and Nuala McKeever consider the latest literary releases.

Irish poet John F Deane; Simon Hoggart on the infamous Lady Chatterley's Lover trial.

20101024

William Crawley meets Booker Prize stalwart Peter Carey.

Anita Robinson reviews 50 years of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls.

Professor Sir George Bain on his love of literature.

Booker Prize stalwart Peter Carey; Anita Robinson on Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls.

20101024

William Crawley meets Booker Prize stalwart Peter Carey.

Anita Robinson reviews 50 years of Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls.

Professor Sir George Bain on his love of literature.

Booker Prize stalwart Peter Carey; Anita Robinson on Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls.

20110424

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110424

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110501

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110501

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110508

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110508

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110515

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110515

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110522

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110522

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110529

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20110529

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

20111023

In this first of a new series of The Book Programme, William Crawley looks at the latest novels from Haruki Murakami and Jeffrey Eugenides.

He talks to author Margaret Atwood about her new science fiction collection 'In Other Worlds'.

And novelist Glenn Patterson reveals his choice for a Great Ulster Book.

William Crawley talks to Margaret Atwood; Glenn Patterson nominates a Great Ulster Book.

20111023

In this first of a new series of The Book Programme, William Crawley looks at the latest novels from Haruki Murakami and Jeffrey Eugenides.

He talks to author Margaret Atwood about her new science fiction collection 'In Other Worlds'.

And novelist Glenn Patterson reveals his choice for a Great Ulster Book.

William Crawley talks to Margaret Atwood; Glenn Patterson nominates a Great Ulster Book.

20111030

William Crawley reviews the latest crime fiction and non-fiction books, plus he talks to author Anthony Horowitz who has just penned a new Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Bernard MacLaverty chooses a Great Ulster Book.

William Crawley interviews Anthony Horowitz and reviews crime fiction & non-fiction books.

20111030

William Crawley reviews the latest crime fiction and non-fiction books, plus he talks to author Anthony Horowitz who has just penned a new Sherlock Holmes mystery.

Bernard MacLaverty chooses a Great Ulster Book.

William Crawley interviews Anthony Horowitz and reviews crime fiction & non-fiction books.

20111106

William Crawley is joined by author Sir Terry Pratchett, whose latest Discworld novel 'Snuff' has just been published. Michael Longley puts forward his nomination for a Great Ulster Book. And William takes a look at what sits on the Bookshelves of laywright Brenda Murphy.

William Crawley is joined by author Sir Terry Pratchett, writer of the Discworld novels.

20111106

William Crawley is joined by author Sir Terry Pratchett, whose latest Discworld novel 'Snuff' has just been published. Michael Longley puts forward his nomination for a Great Ulster Book. And William takes a look at what sits on the Bookshelves of laywright Brenda Murphy.

William Crawley is joined by author Sir Terry Pratchett, writer of the Discworld novels.

20111113

William Crawley talks to Robert Harris about 'The Fear Index,' and reviews books on Northern Irish sport.

Eamonn Phoenix reveals his Great Ulster Book.

Film-maker John T Davis on the books that have inspired him over the years.

William Crawley talks to author Robert Harris about his latest book 'The Fear Index'.

20111113

William Crawley talks to Robert Harris about 'The Fear Index,' and reviews books on Northern Irish sport.

Eamonn Phoenix reveals his Great Ulster Book.

Film-maker John T Davis on the books that have inspired him over the years.

William Crawley talks to author Robert Harris about his latest book 'The Fear Index'.

20111120

William Crawley speaks to Children's Laureate and author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, Nell McCafferty puts forward her nomination for a Great Ulster Book, David Meade reveals what lies on his Book Shelves and William brings you reviews of the latest Dickens and Castlereagh biographies.

William Crawley is joined by Children's Laureate and 'Gruffalo' author Julia Donaldson.

20111120

William Crawley speaks to Children's Laureate and author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, Nell McCafferty puts forward her nomination for a Great Ulster Book, David Meade reveals what lies on his Book Shelves and William brings you reviews of the latest Dickens and Castlereagh biographies.

William Crawley is joined by Children's Laureate and 'Gruffalo' author Julia Donaldson.

2011112720111201

William Crawley speaks to US author Patrica Cornwell about the latest in the Scarpetta series, Red Mist.

Cecelia Ahern gives William a tour of her bookshelves.

Plus Ian Paisley.

Richard Dawkin's new book for children, and Ian Paisley's choice of a Great Ulster Book.

2011112720111201

William Crawley speaks to US author Patrica Cornwell about the latest in the Scarpetta series, Red Mist.

Cecelia Ahern gives William a tour of her bookshelves.

Plus Ian Paisley.

Richard Dawkin's new book for children, and Ian Paisley's choice of a Great Ulster Book.

20121014

William Crawley chats with prolific writer Alexander McCall Smith about his book 'Unusual Uses for Olive Oil', as Dr Diarmaid Ferriter considers the censorship of Sean O'Faolain.

20121014

William Crawley chats with prolific writer Alexander McCall Smith about his book 'Unusual Uses for Olive Oil', as Dr Diarmaid Ferriter considers the censorship of Sean O'Faolain.

2012102120121025

William Crawley talks with former children's laureate Michael Rosen on the importance of Roald Dahl, while Patricia Craig considers the impact of censorship on Edna O'Brien.

2012102120121025

William Crawley talks with former children's laureate Michael Rosen on the importance of Roald Dahl, while Patricia Craig considers the impact of censorship on Edna O'Brien.

2012102820121101

William Crawley talks to Judy Finnigan, former host of This Morning, about her first novel, while Eamonn Hughes considers the impact of censorship on the work of John McGahern.

2012102820121101

William Crawley talks to Judy Finnigan, former host of This Morning, about her first novel, while Eamonn Hughes considers the impact of censorship on the work of John McGahern.

2012110420121108

William Crawley talks to American author TC Boyle about his career in writing, plus Dr Diarmaid Ferriter considers the impact of censorship on the writer Maura Laverty.

2012110420121108

William Crawley talks to American author TC Boyle about his career in writing, plus Dr Diarmaid Ferriter considers the impact of censorship on the writer Maura Laverty.

2012111120121115

William Crawley talks to Jonathan Dimbleby about his new book on the Battle of El Alamein, and Patricia Craig considers the censorship of Judith Hearne.

2012111120121115

William Crawley talks to Jonathan Dimbleby about his new book on the Battle of El Alamein, and Patricia Craig considers the censorship of Judith Hearne.

2012111820121122

William Crawley talks to one of Northern Ireland's most successful authors, David Park, and Eamonn Hughes reflects on the banning of The Land of Spices.

2012111820121122

William Crawley talks to one of Northern Ireland's most successful authors, David Park, and Eamonn Hughes reflects on the banning of The Land of Spices.

2012112520121129

William Crawley talks to Mitch Albom about his new book The Time Keeper and the success of Tuesdays With Morrie, which remains the best-selling memoir of all time.

2012112520121129

William Crawley talks to Mitch Albom about his new book The Time Keeper and the success of Tuesdays With Morrie, which remains the best-selling memoir of all time.

2012120220121206

William Crawley and his reviewers consider the latest literary releases, and Dr Diarmaid Ferriter reflects on the banning of Lee Dunne's Paddy Maguire Is Dead.

2012120220121206

William Crawley and his reviewers consider the latest literary releases, and Dr Diarmaid Ferriter reflects on the banning of Lee Dunne's Paddy Maguire Is Dead.

2012120920121213

William Crawley talks to Edna O'Brien about her writing career and how the early censorship in Ireland affected her.

2012120920121213

William Crawley talks to Edna O'Brien about her writing career and how the early censorship in Ireland affected her.

2012121620121220

William Crawley talks to former Irish Times editor Walter Ellis about his new novel - The Caravaggio Conspiracy.

2012121620121220

William Crawley talks to former Irish Times editor Walter Ellis about his new novel - The Caravaggio Conspiracy.

2013041420130418 (RU)

William Crawley talks to Jeffrey Archer about his book Best Kept Secret.

William Crawley talks to Jeffrey Archer about his book Best Kept Secret and begins his travels through Ireland's literary locations. Plus reviews of the best in current fiction.

2013041420130418 (RU)

William Crawley talks to Jeffrey Archer about his book Best Kept Secret.

William Crawley talks to Jeffrey Archer about his book Best Kept Secret and begins his travels through Ireland's literary locations. Plus reviews of the best in current fiction.

20130421

William Crawley talks to Inspector Lynley author Elizabeth George about how to create a successful detective, plus he continues his literary travels through Ireland.

20130421

William Crawley talks to Inspector Lynley author Elizabeth George about how to create a successful detective, plus he continues his literary travels through Ireland.

2013042820130502 (RU)

Poet Paul Muldoon talks about The Word on the Street, his book of rock and roll 'lyrics'.

William Crawley talks to poet Paul Muldoon, whose passion for rock and roll led him to publish The Word on the Street, a book of 'lyrics'. Plus he reviews new publications.

2013042820130502 (RU)

Poet Paul Muldoon talks about The Word on the Street, his book of rock and roll 'lyrics'.

William Crawley talks to poet Paul Muldoon, whose passion for rock and roll led him to publish The Word on the Street, a book of 'lyrics'. Plus he reviews new publications.

2013050520130509 (RU)

William Crawley reads Dr Adam Rutherford's 'Creation' & explores literary locale Inishowen

William Crawley speaks to Dr Adam Rutherford about his book 'Creation' and reviews new memoirs by Tracey Thorn & Michael Harding. Plus he explores Joseph O'Connor's 'Inishowen'.

2013050520130509 (RU)

William Crawley reads Dr Adam Rutherford's 'Creation' & explores literary locale Inishowen

William Crawley speaks to Dr Adam Rutherford about his book 'Creation' and reviews new memoirs by Tracey Thorn & Michael Harding. Plus he explores Joseph O'Connor's 'Inishowen'.

2013051220130516 (RU)

William Crawley looks at a new biography of CS Lewis, and Simon Callow's bookshelves.

William Crawley looks at a new biography of CS Lewis written by another Belfast native, Prof Alister McGrath. Plus, Queen's University alumnus Simon Callow's bookshelves.

2013051220130516 (RU)

William Crawley looks at a new biography of CS Lewis, and Simon Callow's bookshelves.

William Crawley looks at a new biography of CS Lewis written by another Belfast native, Prof Alister McGrath. Plus, Queen's University alumnus Simon Callow's bookshelves.

2013051920130523 (RU)

William Crawley presents a special edition from the UK City of Culture, Derry-Londonderry. William Crawley speaks to Roy Hattersley about his latest book 'The Devonshires' and local authors Brian McGilloway and Claire Allan review new publications from Paul Lynch and Maggie O'Farrell.

William Crawley presents a special edition from UK City of Culture. With Roy Hattersley.

2013051920130523 (RU)

William Crawley presents a special edition from the UK City of Culture, Derry-Londonderry. William Crawley speaks to Roy Hattersley about his latest book 'The Devonshires' and local authors Brian McGilloway and Claire Allan review new publications from Paul Lynch and Maggie O'Farrell.

William Crawley presents a special edition from UK City of Culture. With Roy Hattersley.

2013052620130530 (RU)

William Crawley is joined in Belfast by the doyenne of travel writing, Dervla Murphy.

William Crawley is joined in Belfast by the doyenne of travel writing, Dervla Murphy. Plus he continues his own travels using John McGahern's 'Amongst Women' as his guide.

2013052620130530 (RU)

William Crawley is joined in Belfast by the doyenne of travel writing, Dervla Murphy.

William Crawley is joined in Belfast by the doyenne of travel writing, Dervla Murphy. Plus he continues his own travels using John McGahern's 'Amongst Women' as his guide.

2013060220130606 (RU)

William Crawley looks ahead to the forthcoming Belfast Book Festival.

William Crawley brings the current series to a close, looking ahead to the forthcoming Belfast Book Festival.

2013060220130606 (RU)

William Crawley looks ahead to the forthcoming Belfast Book Festival.

William Crawley brings the current series to a close, looking ahead to the forthcoming Belfast Book Festival.

01/05/201120110505

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

01/05/201120110505

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

02/05/201020100506

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

02/05/201020100506

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

03/05/200920090507

William Crawley speaks to philosopher Alain De Botton about his new book.

03/05/200920090507

William Crawley speaks to philosopher Alain De Botton about his new book.

03/10/201020101007

William Crawley talks to Roy Hattersley; Shami Chakrabarti considers To Kill a Mockingbird

03/10/201020101007

William Crawley talks to Roy Hattersley; Shami Chakrabarti considers To Kill a Mockingbird

04/04/201020100408

William Crawley talks to author Philip Pullman

04/04/201020100408

William Crawley talks to author Philip Pullman

06/11/201120111110

William Crawley is joined by author Sir Terry Pratchett, writer of the Discworld novels.

06/11/201120111110

William Crawley is joined by author Sir Terry Pratchett, writer of the Discworld novels.

07/06/200920090611

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features from the literary world.

07/06/200920090611

William Crawley with reviews, interviews and features from the literary world.

08/05/201120110512

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

08/05/201120110512

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

09/05/201020100513

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

09/05/201020100513

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

10/05/200920090514

William Crawley speaks to author Jodi Picoult about her new novel Handle With Care.

10/05/200920090514

William Crawley speaks to author Jodi Picoult about her new novel Handle With Care.

10/10/201020101014

Novelist Patrick McCabe; Sue Birtwistle on Elizabeth Gaskell's bicentenary.

10/10/201020101014

Novelist Patrick McCabe; Sue Birtwistle on Elizabeth Gaskell's bicentenary.

11/04/201020100415

William Crawley talks to award-winning novelist Rose Tremain

11/04/201020100415

William Crawley talks to award-winning novelist Rose Tremain

13/11/201120111117

William Crawley talks to author Robert Harris about his latest book 'The Fear Index'.

13/11/201120111117

William Crawley talks to author Robert Harris about his latest book 'The Fear Index'.

15/05/201120110519

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

15/05/201120110519

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

17/05/200920090521

William Crawley with literary news, featuring best-selling novelist Colm Tóibín.

17/05/200920090521

William Crawley with literary news, featuring best-selling novelist Colm Tóibín.

17/10/201020101021

Irish poet John F Deane; Simon Hoggart on the infamous Lady Chatterley's Lover trial.

17/10/201020101021

Irish poet John F Deane; Simon Hoggart on the infamous Lady Chatterley's Lover trial.

18/04/201020100422

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

18/04/201020100422

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

19/09/201020100923

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world

19/09/201020100923

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world

20/11/201120111124

William Crawley speaks to Children's Laureate and author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, Nell McCafferty puts forward her nomination for a Great Ulster Book, David Meade reveals what lies on his Book Shelves and William brings you reviews of the latest Dickens and Castlereagh biographies.

William Crawley is joined by Children's Laureate and 'Gruffalo' author Julia Donaldson.

20/11/201120111124

William Crawley speaks to Children's Laureate and author of The Gruffalo, Julia Donaldson, Nell McCafferty puts forward her nomination for a Great Ulster Book, David Meade reveals what lies on his Book Shelves and William brings you reviews of the latest Dickens and Castlereagh biographies.

William Crawley is joined by Children's Laureate and 'Gruffalo' author Julia Donaldson.

22/05/201120110526

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

22/05/201120110526

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

22/11/200820081123

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler.

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler and evaluates poetry by Ciaran Carson, Derek Mahon and Irish love poets.

22/11/200820081123

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler.

William Crawley talks to Thomas Keneally about his memoir Searching for Schindler and evaluates poetry by Ciaran Carson, Derek Mahon and Irish love poets.

23/10/201120111027

William Crawley talks to Margaret Atwood; Glenn Patterson nominates a Great Ulster Book.

23/10/201120111027

William Crawley talks to Margaret Atwood; Glenn Patterson nominates a Great Ulster Book.

24/04/201120110428

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

24/04/201120110428

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world with interviews and reviews of the best in fiction, non-fiction and biography.

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

24/05/200920090528

William Crawley talks to journalist David Aaronovitch about his new book Voodoo Histories.

24/05/200920090528

William Crawley talks to journalist David Aaronovitch about his new book Voodoo Histories.

24/10/201020101028

Booker Prize stalwart Peter Carey; Anita Robinson on Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls.

24/10/201020101028

Booker Prize stalwart Peter Carey; Anita Robinson on Edna O'Brien's The Country Girls.

25/04/201020100429

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

25/04/201020100429

William Crawley continues his series of interviews, reviews and features.

26/04/200920090430

William Crawley discusses The Canterbury Tales - A retelling by Peter Ackroyd

26/04/200920090430

William Crawley discusses The Canterbury Tales - A retelling by Peter Ackroyd

29/05/201120110602

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

29/05/201120110602

William Crawley assesses the latest offerings from the literary world.

29/11/200820081130

William Crawley talks comedian and author Alexei Sayle about his latest novel.

29/11/200820081130

William Crawley talks comedian and author Alexei Sayle about his latest novel.

30/10/201120111103

William Crawley interviews Anthony Horowitz and reviews crime fiction & non-fiction books.

30/10/201120111103

William Crawley interviews Anthony Horowitz and reviews crime fiction & non-fiction books.

31/05/200920090604

William Crawley talks to Kate Adie about her book Into Danger: Risking your Life for Work.

31/05/200920090604

William Crawley talks to Kate Adie about her book Into Danger: Risking your Life for Work.