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ROOM 9 – April 2011: Brendan Cleary, Louis Malloy, A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian

April 5th, 2011

ROOM 9: Brendan Cleary, A Short History Of Tractors In Ukrainian, TheReadingRoom.com

On this month's edition of The Reading Room we talk to Irish poet Brendan Cleary who also performs two of his poems (including a world premiere just for us!). We also hear from our Australian namesakes thereadingroom.com who tell us all about their book-based social network, the Reading Room Book Group discuss A Short History of Tractors in Ukrainian by Marina Lewycka and our poignant short story this month comes from Louis Malloy and is set in the aftermath of the Japanese earthquake of 1923. We also hear 101 Books To Read Before You Die nominations from regular contributor Steven Lawrence and "The Thirteenth" author Georgia Twynham, and we offer you the chance to be in the audience for our exclusive LIVE show on 15th May where we may or may not be performing nude...

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