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Roddy Doyle

Selected Shorts

A Touching Father-Son Story

Friday, February 28, 2014

This story by Roddy Doyle is part of the SELECTED SHORTS program “How to Be a Man,” hosted by Colum McCann and featuring stories from the anthology The Book of Men.  The reader is Gabriel Byrne.

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Roddy Doyle's Novel The Guts, a Follow-Up to The Commitments

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Roddy Doyle talks about his novel The Guts, a follow-up to his debut novel The Commitments, which was about a group of ragtag, blue-collar Irish youths who are determined to bring Soul Music to Dublin in the 1980s. He returns to his character Jimmy Rabbitte nearly 30 years later—he’s now approaching 50 with a wife, four kids, and a recent cancer diagnosis. 

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The Leonard Lopate Show

Guest Picks: Roddy Doyle

Tuesday, February 04, 2014

Irish novelist Roddy Doyle was on the show Tuesday, February 4, 2014, to talk about his latest novel, The Guts. He shared a few of his favorite things with us.

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