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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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    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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    "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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    "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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    Review: "The Good Son" by Paul McVeigh

    Edel Coffey reviews “The Good Son”, the debut novel from Belfast author Paul McVeigh. It is the story of a 12-year old boy growing up in Northern Ireland during the height of the Troubles and preparing to start secondary school (published by Salt)

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    "The Heat of Betrayal" by Douglas Kennedy

    Douglas Kennedy discusses his latest novel “The Heat of Betrayal”, the story of a married couple whose trip to Morocco is turned upside down when the husband disappears; as the wife travels the country trying to find him she uncovers many dark secrets about the husband she thought she knew (published by Hutchinson London)

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    "Pond" by Claire Louise Bennett

    Claire Louise Bennett talks about her debut book “Pond”, a collection of short stories (published by The Stinging Fly)

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