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American poets to launch new books in Charlie Byrne’s

THE AMERICAN poets Thomas Lynch and Michael Heffernan will launch their new poetry collections this Saturday at 6.30pm in Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop.

The world of literature at your doorstep

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“ALL GOOD books are alike in that they are truer than if they had really happened and after you are finished reading one you will feel all that happened to you and afterwards it all belongs to you; the good and the bad, the ecstasy, the remorse and sorrow, the people and the places and how the weather was.”

Cúirt to launch 2012 festival programme next week

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THE PROGRAMME for the 2012 Cúirt International Festival of Literature will be launched in the Hotel Meyrick, Eyre Square, at 6pm this coming Tuesday.

Orion’s Belt debut with hit comedy

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ORION’S BELT is a group of three bright stars in the Orion constellation. It is also the name of a new Kinvara-based theatre company which makes its Galway bow in the Town Hall studio next week.

Jeffrey Lewis - new album and Kelly’s show

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JEFFREY LEWIS - singer, songwriter, comic book illustrator, and spoken word artist - in short, indie rock’s renaissance man, returns to Galway to play Kelly’s, Bridge Street, this Sunday at 8.30pm.

Elif Batuman - to Russia with love

AMONG THE notable international visitors jetting in for Cúirt is Elif Batuman, author of the hugely enjoyable The Possessed; Adventures with Russian Books and the People Who Read Them.

Kevin Barry to launch debut novel at Cúirt

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KEVIN BARRY has won acclaim for his plays and short stories and his CV also boasts screenplays, graphic stories, and essays. Now he adds novelist to that list.

Keeping it simple with American bluesman Eric Bibb

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ACOUSTIC BLUES singer-songwriter Eric Bibb was born in New York in 1951 and grew up surrounded by the Greenwich Village folk music and literary scene which included Bob Dylan, Dave Von Ronk, Pete Seeger, Odetta, Judy Collins, and Joan Baez.

Daniyal Mueenuddin - man of many talents

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A FARMER, lawyer, writer, and Pakistani-American, Daniyal Mueenuddin is something of a Renaissance man, who has experienced many different kinds of life in many different parts of the globe.

Kevin Barry - ‘criminal amounts of fun’

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CÚIRT COMMENCES in just a few weeks and among the luminaries gracing this year’s festival is the much-praised Irish author Kevin Barry.

 

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