Mar 7, 2012
In this episode Lorin speaks to Ewan Morrison, Dionne Brand and Chris Flynn.
Lorin talks to Ewan Morrison all the way on the other side of the world in sunny Scotland. Ewan is a writer of novels, short stories and television. He speaks to Lorin about his thoughts on the self-epublishing bubble and about his work over the years. His new book, Tales From the Mall, is out April 10th in all formats. Tales From The Mall is a mash-up of fact, fiction, essays, true stories and multi-format media that tells of the rise of one of the most defining and iconic symbols of the modern age - the shopping mall.
Dionne Brand speaks to Lorin from her home in Canada. Dionne is a poet, essayist, fiction writer and social acitivist. She has published eighteen books, contributed to seventeen anthologies, written dozens of essays and articles, and made four documentary films for the Canadian National Film Board.
Chris Flynn joins Lorin in the studio to talk about his debut novel, Tiger in Eden. The book follows the story of Billy Montgomery and his escape to Thailand in the mid-nineties. Billy is a Loyalist street fighter on the run from the Northern Ireland Police, but sooner or later his past will catch up with him.