Talking Books

Looking at the world’s best books, both old and new with Susan Cahill every Sunday from 8pm - 9pm.

About the show

A relaxed show for book lovers of all classes and creeds, Talking Books takes listeners on a fantastical adventure into the world of books, their authors and readers. Joined by unique and famous voices from all corners of the globe ‘Talking Books’ delves into the lives of writers and thinkers and explores books that have changed lives. The show has a page for everyone.  Whether it’s the weekly review, our lively book club or the book of the week, one thing is for sure; Susan will engage your imagination and provoke your thought


Whether snuggled up in bed, squashed on the bus or taking a sneaky read in the bathroom ‘Talking Books’ will be there to guide you through the latest book news and reviews and, of course, what you should be reading! 


Susan Cahill


A powerful force behind the scenes, Susan Cahill has been a one of Ireland’s busiest and most prolific radio producers and documentary makers. Over the last 20 years Susan has worked for a variety of high profile Irish and International broadcasters traversing the globe and reporting from off the beaten track highlighting the often overlooked stories. Over the years Susan has received a number of media awards which have recognised her unique contribution to radio. Now Susan takes her wealth of experience and travels into the spotlight with Newstalk’s new book show bringing her love of books, stories and characters to the airwaves.