Books

Tuesday 1st August

Review: "Smashing It Up: A Decade of Chaos with The Damned" by Kieron Tyler

Róisín Dwyer reviews "Smashing It Up: A Decade of Chaos with The Damned" by Kieron Tyler (published by Omnibus Press)

Monday 31st July

"The Byrds - Requiem for the Timeless, Volume 2" by Johnny Rogan

Johnny Rogan, author of "The Byrds - Requiem for the Timeless, Volume 2" (published by Random House)

Thursday 27th July

Review: "The Light Makers" by Mary O'Donnell

Eithne Shortall reviews "The Light Makers" by Mary O'Donnell, the story of a woman whose marriage is in trouble because she cannot conceive. It was first published 25 years ago ...

Wednesday 26th July

Review: "Modern Gods" by Nick Laird

Aoife Barry reviews "Modern Gods", the new novel from Nick Laird which crosses from Belfast to Papua New Guinea in an examination of the history and religion of those two ...

Tuesday 25th July

Review: "The Power" by Naomi Alderman

Sinead Gleeson reviews "The Power" by Naomi Alderman, a futuristic story where almost all the women in the world develop the power to electrocute at will; it won this year’s ...

Monday 24th July

Round-up of the latest crime fiction

Declan Burke with a round-up of the latest crime fiction – "Lola" by Melissa Scrivner Love, "The Gallows Pole" by Benjamin Myers, "Low Heights" by Pascal Garnier, "Exquisite" by Sarah Stovell, "Hell’s ...

Friday 21st July

Paula Hawkins at the Dead In Dun Laoghaire crime-writing festival

Paula Hawkins who is taking part in the Dead in Dun Laoghaire one day crime writing festival tomorrow; she also talks about her latest novel "Into The Water" and the ...

Friday 14th July

Review: "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan

Yvonne Nolan reviews "The Sport of Kings" by C.E. Morgan, an epic American novel set in the world of horse racing and the consequences of slavery played out through the ...

Wednesday 12th July

Review: "The Late Show" by Michael Connelly

Declan Burke reviews "The Late Show", the first in a new series of crime thrillers by Michael Connelly featuring the Los Angeles police detective Renée Ballard (published by Orion Books)

"The Party" by Elizabeth Day

Elizabeth Day reads an extract from her latest novel "The Party" (published by Fourth Estate)

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