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John Banville in conversation with Olivia O’Leary

In this wide-ranging conversation, John Banville discusses his work, writing as Benjamin Black, and BBC’s forthcoming TV series Quirke
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Newstalk Interview

Newstalk’s Susan Cahill visits John Banville in his writer’s work-space to talk to him about his books and what it is like being one of Ireland’s greatest living authors. Listen in as we hear the story of Banville’s life as a writer. Find out about his relationship with the literary world. Learn what it is like being so highly regarded as a writer and why Banville decided to live a second literary life as Benjamin Black.

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John Banville at Town Hall, New York

In this recording from The New York Review of Books’ February 2013 event at Town Hall, John Banville discusses his 1997 review ‘The European Irishman’, on the work of Hubert Butler

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John Banville interviewed by Marian Finucane

John Banville joins Marian Finucane in studio to talk about his life and work in a programme first broadcast on RTÉ on 2 February 2013

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Writers on Writing

John Banville in conversation with Barbara Demarco-Barrett on 19 December 2012

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John Banville on Possessed of a Past

John Banville joins Raymond Bell, the compiler of the anthology, Possessed of a Past: A John Banville Reader to discuss the work with Vincent Woods on RTÉ’s Arts Tonight programme on 12 November 2012

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John Banville on Ancient Light

A podcast first aired in the US on 9 November 2012

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John Banville on the Leonard Lopate Show

John Banville discusses Ancient Light in a programme first broadcast in the US on 8 October 2012

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Claiming Kafka as an Irish Novelist

John Banville in conversation with David Vaughan soon after being awarded the Franz Kafka Prize on 12 November 2011

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