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    Review: “The Bricks That Built The Houses” by Kate Tempest

    Eithne Shortall reviews “The Bricks That Built The Houses”, the debut novel by spoken-word artist/poet Kate Tempest, about three young people and how they came to be leaving London in a hurry with a suitcase full of money (published by Bloomsbury)

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    "Art In The Blood" by Bonnie MacBird

    Bonnie MacBird talks about “Art In The Blood”, her latest novel in which a young Sherlock Holmes comes out of hiding in disgrace to solve the mysterious disappearance in Paris of the son of a famous singer Cherie (published by Collins Crime Club)

    Further details:   www.macbird.com

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    Maeve Brennan in New York, a lecture by Anne Enright

    Anne Enright who will deliver her first lecture tonight at New York University as part of her term as Laureate for Irish Fiction. The title of her lecture is “An Irishwoman Abroad: Maeve Brennan and the Streets of New York”

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    Round-up of the latest crime fiction

    Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction –

    “The Sympathizer” by Viet Thanh Nguyen (published by Corsair)

    “The Other Mrs Walker” by Mary Paulson-Ellis (published by Mantle)

    “The Wing-Orderly’s Tales” by Carlo Gébler (published by New Island)

    “Dead Secret” by Ava McCarthy (published by Harper)

    “Blood Will Out” by Walter Kirn (published by Corsair)

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    Granta Magazine showcases new Irish writing

    Marking the latest edition of Granta Magazine which is dedicated to showcasing new Irish writing, poetry and photography, in the company of acting deputy editor of Granta Magazine Luke Brown, authors Sally Rooney, Colin Barrett, Sara Baume, John Connell and poet Stephen Sexton

    Full details:  http://granta.com 

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