Bookish – March 2018

In our March 2018 episode we kick off with our regular ‘Book News’ including a round-up of various literary prizes. For our ‘Bookish Bookclub’ we discuss Margaret’s pick of The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris and our ‘Trilogy’…

Bookish – February 2018

Bookish is back! In our first episode for 2018 we cover some book news including Irish publishers becoming eligible for the ManBooker Prize, we talk about ‘Midwinter Break’ by Bernard MacLaverty as our Bookclub Pick and we have a second…

Bookish – September 2017

Bookish - September 2017 On this month's episode we discuss the future of the novel and how Irish publishers are joining up with UK publishers to maximise sales in our News section; we talk about ‘Seven Folds Make a Paper Swan’ by Ruth…

Bookish – August 2017

Bookish is a books podcast from Dublin, Ireland brought to you by Bob Johnston of The Gutter Bookshop and Margaret Madden of the Bleach House Library book blog via the HeadStuff Podcast Network. This month we’re discussing the latest ‘Book…

Bookish – Episode 10

This feels like a milestone - we've reached double figures! Let us celebrate by removing our helmet and raising a bat to the pavilion in silent salute. This month: - Another week, another Irish winner of a major award. Congratulations to…

Bookish – Episode 9

Better late than never? Well, we'll let you be the judge of that. On the April edition of Bookish with Bob Johnston of the Gutter Bookshop and Shane Breslin of Blackbird Books. - Awards season! Again! We take a look at the recently…

Bookish – Episode 8

This is Episode 8 of Bookish, the Irish podcast about books and reading, with Bob Johnston from the Gutter Bookshop in Temple Bar and Dalkey and Shane Breslin of Blackbird Books in Navan. On the show this month: - Post-hibernation bears -…

Bookish – Episode 7

In Episode 7 of Bookish, Shane and Bob belatedly usher in the New Year with a first podcast of 2016. On the show, Philip Pullman and his decision to step down as patron of the Oxford Literary Festival over its payment policy; gender…