(...)’s own life is explored in flashback. A finalist for the National Book Award, Station Eleven makes for a(...)

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(...) multifaceted view. Sometimes pedestrian prose, a tendency to explain action and a dip in pace when the book(...)

(...) than Furo’s bizarre predicament and the family he leaves behind. Where the book succeeds is in its(...)

(...) began with his fourth novel, Le Testament Francais (1995), which was the first book to win both the Prix(...)

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Domhnall ua Buachalla undoubtedly had an interesting career worthy of a biography, but this book is(...)

 Kim Kardashian and Kanye West  at their wedding in Florence, Italy. Photograph: PA

(...). Perhaps this smart, stimulating book will accelerate the process. Rob Doyle’s second book, This Is the(...)

 Robert Stone. Photograph: Sam Falk/The New York Times

With the death in January of Robert Stone, at the age of 77, the United States lost one of its grand masters, a novelist of keen intelligence and supr(...)

(...) few pathetic attempts to undermine preconceptions. “Oh the brown lady cannot read a book,” hisses(...)

The Lá Mór na Gaeilge march from Parnell Square to Leinster House, Dublin last year. The placard reads: Tír gan teanga, tír gan anam – a country without a language is a country without a soul. Photograph: Eric Luke

(...) is colonisation problematic at all? Róisín Ní Ghairbhí in her recent review of Nicholas Wolf’s An(...)