Telling tales

As previously noted, the acclaimed Irish writer John McGahern’s new book Memoirs has just been published. The Guardian, on Saturday, printed an extract that details his experience of censorship in Ireland that’s worth reading – a result of the deliberations of the Committee on Evil Literature – and he was interviewed by RTÉ radio’s Rattlebag on 1 Sept about his life and work, during which he also read from his Memoirslisten to the full interview here[RealPlayer sound file]