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RTÉ Radio 1’s The John Murray Show Listeners’ Choice Award

RTE logo  RTÉ Radio 1’sThe John Murray Show, like its predecessor The Tubridy Show, has been a fantastic champion of books and reading, regularly featuring author interviews and critical discussions of new books in its massively popular morning show. The JMS team generally select their own Listeners’ Choice shortlist from titles which have featured on the show but they are willing to consider submissions from publishers. JMS titles need not necessarily be written by an Irish writer but they must be cracking good reads whatever the genre.

Previous Winners: 

  • 2014 It’s All In The Head by Majella O’Donnell
  • 2013 Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding
  • 2012 Just Mary by Mary O’Rourke
  • 2011 How To Be A Woman by Caitlin Moran
  • 2010 Come What May by Dónal Óg Cusack
  • 2009 The Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry
  • 2008 Judging Dev by Diarmaid Ferriter
  • 2007 The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas by John Boyne

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