Redemption by David Baldacci is this weekend’s Irish Times Eason book offer
A sneak preview of Saturday’s books pages
Redemption by David Baldacci is this weekend’s Irish Times Eason book offer. When you buy the newspaper at any branch, you can also buy this acclaimed thriller for €4.99, a saving of €7.
Congratulations to all the winners and the other nominees at last night’s An Post Irish Book Awards at the Convention Centre Dublin. You can read up on all the winners here, with links to reviews of almost all the winning titles, plus interviews and features.
In Saturday’s books pages, Bernardine Evaristo talks to John Self about her career and her Booker success and Mary O’Donnell reflects on her literary career. Reviews include Karl Whitney on Windrush; Niamh Donnelly on Boulevard Wren and other stories by Blindboy Boatclub; Liz Farsaci on In the Shadow of the Eighth by Peter Boylan & It’s a Yes by Grainne Griffin, Orla O’Connor, & Ailbhe Smyth, with Alison O’Connor; Kevin Gildea on Sloot by Ian Macpherson; Rosita Sweetman on To Speak for the Trees by Diana Beresford-Kroeger; Henrietta McKervey on The Personals by Brian O’Connell; Eoin Ó Broin on Anseo by Una-Minh Kavanagh; Deirdre McQuillan on Fashionopolis by Dana Thomas; Sarah Gilmartin on on That Taiga Syndrome by Cristina Rivera Garza, translated by Suzanne Jill Levine and Aviva Kana; Claire Hennessy on the best YA fiction of 2019; and Rob Doyle on The Atrocity Exhibition by JG Ballard.