(...) defaulted loans, repayments in our Republic of Ireland mortgage tracker book and the rundown of our non(...)

Colin Barrett: Young Skins is  full of the “usual things that transpire within the confines of any small town … misjudgments and violence, affairs and kindnesses, silences and eruptions ... I wanted these stories to be infused with: the pure combustibility of being alive”

(...) discuss his collection. We will also republish our review of the book and an interview with the author(...)

(...) book on the rise and fall of these two driven and gifted men, Dana Thomas, who was Newsweek’s fashion(...)

TS Eliot and the privacy problem
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  • February 22, 2015, 07:59

University of St Andrews, in Scotland, says that his book “is not an official biography”, and he mentions his(...)

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Diary appears in book form, expertly edited by Larry Siems, a writer and human-rights activist, and less(...)

(...) serving the most destitute. This wonderful book, so thoroughly researched and beautifully written, is(...)

(...) who she is, the theme of memory is central to the book. Hooper plays with form, using blank spaces and(...)

Mammy dearest : the daughterhood
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  • February 21, 2015, 07:03

(...) decided to write a book, to encourage women to be more grateful for their mothers while they still have(...)

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(...) literary National Book Award finalist, An Unnecessary Woman. As the title Odysseus Abroad suggests – as do(...)

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