Kevin Barry


Irish Novelist Kevin Barry Picks Three

Tuesday, October 15, 2013

This week’s Pick Three comes to us from the award winning Irish novelist and writer Kevin Barry. His first novel, called City of Bohane was set in a dystopian near future. But his new short story collection, called Dark Lies The Island, focuses in on outcasts living their lives in a more recognizable present.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Kevin Barry's Dark Lies the Island

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Kevin Barry talks about his new collection of stories about misspent love and crimes gone horribly wrong, Dark Lies the Island.


Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Warm and Cozy

Sunday, November 04, 2012

An old-fashioned waitress, and a poet at high tide, in stories by an American master and a contemporary Irish writer.


Selected Shorts

Selected Shorts: Man Walk Into a Bar

Sunday, November 27, 2011

Interesting characters at eateries—a working man’s lunch spot, and an Irish pub—link these two stories, one an early work by an American master, the other a contemporary tale by an Irishman.

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