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    IMPAC shortlist - "Sparta" by Roxana Robinson

    Kay Sheehy with the second review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “Sparta” by Roxana Robinson, the story of a young man inspired by the ancient warriors of Sparta who joins the US marines just before 9/11 and spends four years serving in Iraq (published by Sarah Crichton Books)

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    "The Organised Criminal" by Jarlath Gregory

    Jarlath Gregory chats about his book “The Organised Criminal”, about a young man who returns home to Crossmaglen and has to confront his father’s criminal past (published by Liberties Press)

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    Review: "The Wolf Border" by Sarah Hall

    Yvonne Nolan reviews “The Wolf Border” by Sarah Hall, about a woman tasked with re-introducing the grey wolf into Britain’s Lake District (published by Faber)

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    Review: "The Grace of Kings" by Ken Liu

    Dave Hendricks reviews the fantasy novel “The Grace of Kings”, the debut by Ken Liu and the first in his Dandelion Dynasty trilogy (published by Saga Press)

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    IMPAC shortlist - "Americanah" by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

    Kay Sheehy with the first review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “Americanah” by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, following the lives of two African emigrants from Nigeria and tracing their immigrant experience in America and Britain (published by Fourth Estate)

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    "Disclaimer" by Renee Knight

    Renee Knight discusses her debut novel “Disclaimer”, the story of a woman who discovers a dark secret from her past is the subject of a new novel (published by Doubleday)

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    Review: "Green Glowing Skull" by Gavin Corbett

    Sinead Gleeson reviews “Green Glowing Skull” by Gavin Corbett about a man in his 40’s who leaves Dublin to find a more exciting life in New York and ends up joining a singing group (published by Fourth Estate)

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    "The Green Road" by Anne Enright

    Anne Enright discusses her latest novel “The Green Road”, the story of a family on the brink of falling apart when the mother announces she wants to sell the family home (published by Jonathan Cape)

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