Books

Friday 19th May

Review: "When Light Is Like Water" by Molly McCloskey

Áine Ní Ghlinn reviews "When Light Is Like Water" by Molly McCloskey, about an American woman who falls in love with an Irishman and moves to Sligo but after the ...

Thursday 18th May

Review: "The Iron Age" by Arja Kajermo

Sorcha Kenny reviews "The Iron Age" by Arja Kajermo, set in Finland after the end of World War II about a young girl and her poverty-stricken family (published by Tramp ...

Wednesday 17th May

"Vicious Circle" by CJ Box

CJ Box talks about his latest novel "Vicious Circle", the 17th in the crime series featuring the Wyoming game warden Joe Pickett (published by Head of Zeus)

Tuesday 16th May

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "A Little Life" by Hanya Yanagihara

Kay Sheehy with her fourth review of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "A Little Life" by Hanya Yanagihara (published by Picador) Official website:  www.dublinliteraryaward.ie 

Review: "Animation: The Global History" by Maureen Furniss

Dan Nosella reviews "Animation: The Global History" by Maureen Furniss (published by Thames & Hudson)  

Monday 15th May

"The Therapy House" by Julie Parsons

Julie Parsons talks about her latest novel "The Therapy House", a psychological thriller set almost entirely in Dun Laoghaire about the murder of a retired judge and the killing of ...

Friday 12th May

Review: "Neverthless", a memoir by Alec Baldwin

Susanne Colleary reviews "Neverthless", a memoir by Alec Baldwin (published by Harper)

Thursday 11th May

Review: "The Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats" as taught by Allen Ginsberg

Dave Lordan reviews "The Best Minds of My Generation: A Literary History of the Beats" as taught by Allen Ginsberg, a series of his lectures from his 1977 course on the ...

Wednesday 10th May

Review: "Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars" by David Hepworth

Róisín Dwyer reviews "Uncommon People: The Rise and Fall of The Rock Stars" by David Hepworth (published by Bantam Press) 

Tuesday 9th May

Review: International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "Under The Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta

Kay Sheehy with her third review of the 10 novels on the International Dublin Literary Award shortlist - "Under The Udala Trees" by Chinelo Okparanta (published by Mariner) Official website: ...

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