Articles tagged irish literature

‘Solar Bones’ Rewards Immersion

The narrator's headlong rush and gasp recalls Samuel Beckett's put-upon protagonists.

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Ireland’s Newest Literary Sensation, Sara Baume, Crosses the Atlantic

The enchanting story of a one-eyed dog has stolen hearts across Europe. Its author reflects on her success, her first smartphone, and literary distinctions between Europe and America.

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Life Against the Wind and the Wet: Dermot Healy’s ‘Long Time, No See’

This novel turns inward, where the shadows hover over even the sunniest of days for those who endure in an island constantly threatened by rain, salt, and slurry.

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‘Elegy for April’: Benjamin Black’s New Dublin Noir

John Banville's alter ego resurrects Quirke in another 1950s Dublin noir adventure.

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NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

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"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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