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Denis O'Hearn being interviewed.

Denis O'Hearn's book on Irish Hunger Striker published in new languages.

Nothing but an Unfinished Song, Denis O'Hearn's social biography of the Irish hunger striker Bobby Sands has just been published in Turkish and a Basque edition is coming out in 1915. O'Hearn was in Istanbul publicizing the book, Yarım Kalmış Bir Şarkı: Bobby Sands, IRA ve Açlık Grevi, in December and January, where he attended several public meetings and had a number of interviews and book reviews for Turkish and Kurdish newspapers and TV stations. The Basque edition, to be published by the leading Basque publisher Txalaparta, was translated by Jurgi Garitagoitia and Aitzol Iriondo, two political prisoners in the French-governed region of the Basque Country.

Besides English, previous editions of O'Hearn's work on Bobby Sands have come out in French and Italian, the latter of which won major international awards including the 2011 Alessandro Tassoni Award and the Seventh International City of Cassino Award "Letterature dal Fronte."

Last Updated: 10/5/15