A few book recommendations, from the first Blitz to rebels in the Abbey

Patrick Geoghegan takes a look at some great new history books with their authors

Opening the show Professor Patrick Geoghegan talks with Ian Castle about The First Blitz; Bombing London in the First World War before moving on to Diarmuid Ó Gráda's Georgian Dublin: the Forces that Shaped the City. Patrick then talks with one of Talking History's regular guests and military experts, David Murphy, about his latest book Breaking Point of the French Army; the Nivelle Offensive of 1917 before closing the show with a look at The Abbey Rebels of Easter 1916; A Lost Revolution and the myriad connections between the theatre and Rising with the author, Fearghal McGarry.