Piano versus violin: the eternal battle to be the dominant player
- February 18, 2015, 09:00
The National Concert Hall’s education, community and outreach department has begun a new strand of talks and interviews. Pre-concert talks and inte(...)
‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ belongs to elite of undisputed classics
- February 3, 2015, 22:55
To Kill A Mockingbird by Harper Lee (1960) Most novels manage to fall into immediate categories. Some are bestsellers, others are destined to be respe(...)
Children’s books: Stories for summer from balaclavas and kings to Nazis and teen troubles
- July 26, 2014, 01:56
Stories to make us laugh and stories to make us cry; stories to bring the past to life and stories to illuminate the present: today’s selection of fic(...)
Ebooks: What do Mark Twain and ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ have in common?
- July 12, 2014, 01:00
The stand-off between Amazon and Hachette has caused uproar in the publishing world in recent weeks. With the other major publishers soon to enter int(...)
Brought to Book: Sheila Agnew on Middlemarch’s wisdom and the title that brought her home
- May 22, 2014, 01:00
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(...)
Inside Politics - Susan McKay on the lives of northern Protestants: "It's a full-blown crisis within Unionism"