Library Podcast

Welcome to dlr Libraries Podcast page, a new service from DLR Libraries. If you missed some of our events over the past few months you can now get a chance to hear them as they happened thanks to our podcasting page.

Here you can browse the complete collection of podcasts in the series. Each one may be played on the page, or downloaded and saved. Click here to listen via our dlr soundcloud page.

Our Podcast

Irvine Welsh
26 April 2012

 Trainspotting is a cult novel, one of the biggest British books of the late twentieth century. Now comes Skagboys, the prequel to Trainspotting - straight in at Number 1 in the UK. Author Irvine Welsh is interviewed by Hot Press journalist Olaf Tyaransen in the last of our spring series of dlr Library Voices. The podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Tuesday April 24th 2012.

Paul Durcan
24 April 2012

A new collection of poetry from Paul Durcan is always a major literary event. In this podcast, Durcan reads from his 22nd collection Praise in Which I Live and Move and Have my Being. Always one of the most dramatic and affecting readers of his own work, Durcan never fails to enchant audiences. The podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Sunday April 22nd 2012.

Peter Carey
04 April 2012

 This was a rare opportunity to hear Australian double Booker prize-winner, Peter Carey, discussing his new novel, The Chemistry of Tears with renowned Irish author Joseph O’Connor. The podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Wednesday April 4th 2012.

Jodi Picoult
30 March 2012

Bestselling author of over 18 novels including My Sister’s Keeper, Nineteen Minutes and Change of Heart, Jodi Picoult’s latest novel Lone Wolf tackles family secrets, life and death and the natural philosophy of wolves. The podcast was recorded at the County Hall’s Concourse on Friday March 30th 2012.

Joanna Trollope
07 February 2012

The first of the spring series of dlr Library Voices featured Joanna Trollope, one of the most popular and successful authors in the world. Journalist and broadcaster Sinéad Gleeson interviewed Trollope about her latest novel The Soldier’s Wife. The podcast was recorded at the Pavilion Theatre on Tuesday February 7th 2012.