Books

Friday 29th May

IMPAC shortlist - “Horses of God” by Mahi Binebine

Kay Sheehy with the fifth review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “Horses of God” by Mahi Binebine, the story of four childhood friends growing up in a shanty ...

Thursday 28th May

"World Gone By" by Dennis Lehane

American crime writer Dennis Lehane talks about his latest novel “World Gone By”, the conclusion of the Joe Coughlin trilogy and the story of the struggle for power between Boston criminal ...

Tuesday 26th May

"Paradise City" by Elizabeth Day

Elizabeth Day, author of “Paradise City”, the story of four London-based characters from very different backgrounds and how their lives in collide and affect one another in unexpected ways (published ...

“Life Moves Pretty Fast" by Hadley Freeman

Hadley Freeman, author of “Life Moves Pretty Fast: The Lessons We Learned from Eighties Movies and Why We Don’t Learn Them From Movies Anymore” (published by Fourth Estate)

IMPAC shortlist - "Someone" by Alice McDermott

Kay Sheehy with the fourth review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “Someone” by Alice McDermott, interweaving stories of an Irish-American neighbourhood in Brooklyn between the two world wars ...

Monday 25th May

Review: "When The Doves Disappeared" by Sofi Oksanen

Tom Donnelly reviews “When The Doves Disappeared” by Finnish-Estonian writer Sofi Oksanen, which explores the occupation of Estonia by German and Russian governments through the life of two cousins Roland ...

Friday 22nd May

IMPAC shortlist - “K” by Bernardo Kucinski

Kay Sheehy with the third review of novels on the IMPAC shortlist – “K” by Bernardo Kucinski, the story of a father searching desperately for his daughter who was ‘disappeared’ ...

Profile of Agatha Christie

Dr John Curran with a profile of crime novelist Agatha Christie

Thursday 21st May

Review: "How Music Got Free" by Stephen Witt

Jim Carroll reviews the book “How Music Got Free: What Happens When An Entire Generation Commits The Same Crime” by Stephen Witt (published by Bodley Head)

Wednesday 20th May

Review: "Amnesia" by Peter Carey

Sinead Gleeson reviews “Amnesia” by Peter Carey, as a world of hacking and corruption is exposed by ageing journalist Felix Moore (published by Faber & Faber)

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