If you're struggling to remember the importance of Greece in Western civilisation, let these 10 classic works bring you back to the source
A modern Valley of the Squinting Windows moved from small-town Ireland to suburbia
Canadian novelist Jane Urquhart, who had a cottage in Kerry for 20 years, has finally written a book set there. What took her so long?
Declan Burke's crime writing roundup
Johann Gutenberg, the inventor of printing, was last century’s ‘Man of the Millennium’
Yet another strange twist in tale of how ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ sequel came to light
Book Club’s study of Blue is the Night concludes author reflecting on a photo of his parents in their prime, oblivious to their fate
The days are long, the sun is high. There is plenty you could be doing, but instead why not sit back and read a decent book
Poetry review: The Way In
Almost every work in this book is US owned. The result is a monumental but melancholy survey
This authoritative biography makes excellent use of the Nazi propagandist’s diaries
This first-rate analysis explores the enduring influence of organised religion on six countries, including Ireland
Fascinating both as a social history and as a portrait of a talented woman with a generous soul, says Susan McKay
Irish Women Writers: ‘Ní Chonchúir doesn’t shrink from tackling life’s pain, compromises and savagery, but her rich, original imagery captures its sensual delights also’
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