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23 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sebastian Barry. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sebastian Barry, often where they are interviewed.

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23 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Sebastian Barry. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Sebastian Barry, often where they are interviewed.

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Anneka Rice, Sebastian Barry, Conrad Murray, Niamh Algar, Yazmin Lacey, Ariel Sharratt & Mathias Kom, Scottee, Clive Anderson

Loose Ends
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Clive Anderson and Scottee are joined by Anneka Rice, Conrad Murray, Sebastian Barry and Niamh Algar for an eclectic mix of conversation, music and comedy. With music from Yazmin Lacey, and Ariel Sharratt & Mathias Kom

Mar 21 2020

36mins

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14: The Irish Episode with some great storytellers, Sebastian Barry, John Boyne, Anne Enright, Marion Keyes and Niall Williams

Diving In
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Email hello@divinginpodcast.comInstagram @diving_in_podcastVirginia’s Instagram @virginia_readsLouise’s Instagram @louise_cooks_and_reads
Song ‘Diving In’ – original music and lyrics written and performed by Laura Adeline – https://linkt.ree/llauraadelinePodcast sound production and editing by Andy Maher.Graphics by Orla Larkin - create@werkshop.com.au

BooksDays Without End by Sebastian Barry, 2016, Faber and FaberA History of Loneliness by John Boyne, 2014, Black SwanActress by Anne Enright, 2020, Penguin Random HouseGrownups by Marian Keyes, 2020, Penguin Random HouseThis is Happiness by Niall Williams, 2019, BloomsburyMy Underground( American Dream), Julissa Arce, 2016, HatchetteSomeone Like Me. Julissa Arce, 2018, Little Brown
PodcastsHit ParadeThe SquizSlightly Foxed
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Oprah’s Book Club on Apple TV+Episode 3 – Jeanine Cummins: American Dirt, Part 1Episode 4 – Jeanine Cummins: American Dirt, Part 2

Mar 19 2020

46mins

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Sebastian Barry, Sophie Aldred and Pretty Woman

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Blueberry Hill, Ace, and a brand new musical. Plus Grill Graham with Maria.

Feb 08 2020

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The Award Winning Book Club reviews Days Without End by Sebastian Barry

Recording Library of West Texas
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Listen to the Award Winning Bookclub review Days Without End by Sebastian Barry live from the recording studio at the Recording Library of West Texas. RLWT is a 501.c3 non-profit organization dedicated to converting text to audio for those with a visual, physical or learning impairment. Join in on our book club that you can listen to anywhere!
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Nov 22 2019

52mins

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Sebastian Barry with Daniel Mendelsohn, 1 May 2019 – Audio

Lannan Podcasts
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Recorded at the Lensic Theater in Santa Fe, New Mexico on May 1, 2019.

Sebastian Barry is a novelist, poet, and playwright. His latest book, Days without End (2016), tells the story of Thomas McNulty, a 17-year-old fleeing the Great Famine in Ireland by enlisting in the U.S. Army in the 1850s. He is sent to fight Sioux and Yurok Indians and, ultimately, fights in the Civil War. The central love story of the novel is between two men and was inspired by Barry’s son’s homosexual relationship. Of his son’s relationship, Barry states, “I look at them and I think, ‘This is not something that needs our tolerance, this is something we should be emulating. There is magnificence here of soul.'”

The New York Times calls Days without End “a dreamlike Western with a different kind of hero.” He is “an orphan, a refugee from Ireland’s Great Famine, a crack shot, a cross-dresser and a halfhearted soldier, but mostly he’s in love with a young man.” In the novel Barry writes, “A man’s memory might have only a hundred clear days in it and he has lived thousands. Can’t do much about that. We have our store of days and we spend them like forgetful drunkards.” Days without End won the 2017 Costa Book of the Year Award, the Walter Scott Prize for Historical Fiction and the Independent Bookseller’s Award.

Barry’s plays include The Steward of Christendom (1995), Our Lady of Sligo (1998), and The Pride of Parnell Street (2007). His novels include A Long Long Way (2005); The Secret Scripture (2008), named Novel of the Year by the Irish Book Awards and Costa Book of the Year; and The Temporary Gentleman (2014). He has won, among other awards, the Kerry Group Irish Fiction Prize, the Independent Booksellers Prize, and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. A Long Long Way and the top-10 best seller The Secret Scripture were short-listed for the Man Booker Prize. He was born in Dublin in 1955 and lives in County Wicklow, Ireland.

This was a Readings and Conversations event.

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You may learn more about this event on the Lannan website; you may also watch the videos of this event there. Photos from this event are available on Flickr.

May 06 2019

1hr 26mins

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Love Amid the Carnage of War
Anyone who has heard Sebastian Barry read from his work knows he’s one of the best in the business. Anyone who has read Days Without End, his impossibly tender novel set in mid-19th century America, knows that it's another great work from the Costa Book of the Year-winning author and is surely in with a chance of bagging him another clutch of awards. Prepare, in other words, for an unmissable treat. Chaired by Jane Fowler.

Feb 16 2019

55mins

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51: The Costa Book Awards with Gail Honeyman, Ali Smith and Sebastian Barry

Read On - The Audiobook Show from RNIB
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We have a listen to all of the category winners as we wait for the announcement of the Costa Book of the Year and chat to First Novel winner Gail Honeyman. We also chat to previous winners Ali Smith and Sebastian Barry and review Frances Hardinge's The Lie Tree.

Jan 19 2018

57mins

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2/7/2017 Sebastian Barry & Reed Farrel Coleman

Write On Radio
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We speak with Sebastian Barry about his new novel Days Without End. He is the author of many novels and plays and has twice been short-listed for the Man Booker Prize – for the novels A Long Long Way and The Secret Scripture. His novel On Canaan’s Side was long-listed for the Man Booker. He is also a poet and one of Ireland’s finest writers.

We also speak with Reed Farrel Coleman about his new novel What You Break, the second in his Gus Murphy series after Where It Hurts. He is the author of 25 novels, including the critically acclaimed Moe Prager series, and has won the Shamus, Barry and Anthony Awards. He also writes the Jesse Stone series for the late Robert B. Parker.

Dec 20 2017

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Sebastian Barry

Private Passions
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Sebastian Barry's great-grand-father was a traditional Irish musician, who played on the wooden flute and piccolo. His mother was an actress at the Abbey Theatre in Dublin; his aunt Mary O'Hara had a huge career as a singer and harpist with her own series on the BBC. Little surprise then that Sebastian Barry's writing is musical in the widest sense; full of the rich music of everyday speech. It's an impressive body of work: fourteen plays, two volumes of poetry, and nine novels. Two of his novels, "The Secret Scripture" and the latest, "Days Without End", have won the coveted Costa Book of the Year prize. When he thanked the judges earlier this year, Barry declared: "You have made me crazy happy from the top of my head to my toes in a way that is a little bit improper at sixty-one."

In Private Passions, Sebastian Barry talks to Michael Berkeley about the "gaps" in Irish history he has explored in his books: areas which are touchy, taboo, and perhaps deliberately forgotten now, such as the fate of those who were Catholic, but loyal to Britain. He reveals too that his latest novel, a love story between two young soldiers, was inspired by his son coming out as gay.

Music choices include Bruch's Violin Concerto; Handel's "Judas Maccabaeus"; Alfred Deller singing "Three Ravens"; Bach's Cello Suites; and his aunt Mary O'Hara singing a song written by Sebastian Barry's own mother.

Produced by Elizabeth Burke
A Loftus production for BBC Radio 3.

Sep 10 2017

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Sebastian Barry - The Secret Scripture

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This month World Book Club is celebrating its 15th birthday and has come to where it all began – in September 2002 - The Edinburgh Book Festival, to talk to Irish literary superstar Sebastian Barry about his poignant and much garlanded novel The Secret Scripture.
Now in her hundredth year Roseanne McNulty, once the most beautiful girl in County Sligo, has long been locked up in an mental asylum for reasons which gradually become clear as she decides to put down a secret record of her remarkable story.
Set against an Ireland besieged by conflict The Secret Scripture is at once an epic story of love and heart-rending betrayal and a vivid reminder of the stranglehold that the Catholic Church had on individual lives for much of the twentieth century.
(Picture courtesy of The Irish Times.)

Sep 03 2017

49mins

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