Betrayed: Frida Kahlo is the subject of Nuala Ní Chonchúir’s The Egg Pyramid in Flash Fiction

Summer is a bumper time for book publishers, of both the traditional and the digital kind. As people head off on holidays they pack their paperbacks o(...)

Although first published only eight years ago, Sherman Alexie’s ‘The Absolutely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian’ has already gained iconic status

The children’s books arriving for review in a column such as this may be divided into two categories: those which are new or recent publications and t(...)

Sheila Agnew: I can’t write fiction at a desk. Whenever I try to do so, all creative thought abandons me

Sheila Agnew’s first book for children (aged 9+), Evie Brooks is Marooned in Manhattan, was published in Ireland and Britain in March. The second b(...)