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Kate Bush will release a book of lyrics, called How To Be Invisible, this month.

When Kate Bush released Wuthering Heights as her debut single in 1978, it did not happen without a fight. She supposedly railed against her record lab(...)

A fox by Aga Grandowicz, one of the many stunning illustrations in Dr Hibernica Finch’s Compelling Compendium of Irish Animals (Little Island, €25)

As the trees begin to shed their leaves, there is no better way to chart the changing seasons than with a beautiful book. In Juanita Browne’s The Grea(...)

Kate Bush: treasure trove of lyrics. Photograph: AFP/ FIsh People/Trevor Leighton

She is famous for incorporating the work of Emily Brontë, James Joyce and Grimm’s fairytales into her work: now Kate Bush will publish her first book,(...)

Canadian-Sri Lanka author Michael Ondaatje speaks after being named the winner of the Golden Man Booker for his novel 'The English Patient' at the Royal Festival Hall, London, on Sunday. Photograph: Isabel Infantes/PA

Beauty and doomed romance has decided the Golden Man Booker. Victory for Michael Ondaatje’s seductive war time thriller, The English Patient, over fiv(...)

Explosive sexual tension: Josh O’Connor and Alec Secareanu in God’s Own Country

Johnny (Josh O’Connor) is an angry, taciturn young man working and stuck on the family farm. His friends, as exemplified by Robyn (Patsy Ferran), have(...)

Clockwise from top left, Alex Barclay, Marty Whelan, Louise Phillips and Kevin Barry

  Alex Barclay My livingroom bookshelves are my favourite part of the house. They arrived as big, filthy, spider-covered pieces of oak(...)

Leonardo DiCaprio in The Great Gatsby film. F Scott Fitzgerald’s novel is an option on the 2017 single text list for Leaving Cert

Harper Lee’s Go Set a Watchman has topped reading lists all over the world this summer. The story of the long-hidden second novel by the bestsellin(...)

Tamed: Rebecca O’Mara as Isabella and Tom Canton as Heathcliff in the Gate’s adaptation of Wuthering Heights
Review: Wuthering Heights

Wuthering Heights  Gate Theatre  *** It is a classic dilemma. Can you indulge the passion of those unbridled years, when a rough (...)

Kate Stanley Brennan and Tom Canton as Catherine and Heathcliff in rehearsal for Wuthering Heights. Photograph: Daragh McDonagh

They sweep in from the Yorkshire moors together, Catherine and Heathcliff, both a little exhausted and a little exhilarated, but seeming more at ea(...)

Michael Hordern in a BBC adaptation of MR James’s Oh Whistle and I’ll Come to You My Lad

1. The Rider on the White Horse by Theodor Storm One of the finest short novels in the German language, it has everything: ambition, passion, r(...)

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