RTE Radio One will broadcast a half hour programme to coincide with the publication of Edna O’Brien’s new book James and Nora: Portrait of Joyce’s Marriage. The novel which was first published in America in 1981 has been republished by Weidenfeld & Nicolson. In it, Edna O’Brien paints a miniature portrait of an artist, idealist, insurgent and filled with a secret loneliness. In Nora hew as to find accomplice, collaborator and muse.
James and Nora – a reading by Edna O’Brien will be aired on RTE Radio One at 6.30pm on Saturday 13th June 2020. The book will be published on Bloomsday – 16th June.