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Friday, November 7 2014

‘Maeve’s Times’ Collects Five Decades of Observation by an Astute Irish Writer

Maeve Binchy's good-natured voice challenges Irish prejudice or piety on behalf of those who have been shut out or held down.


Thursday, October 2 2014

Flann O’Brien and His Various Personae Had an Innate Faculty for Finding Things Funny

Ireland's clerical and lay authorities, humbugs and scolds, and the dull "plain people" were not safe from Flann O'Brien's many sharp pens.


Wednesday, May 28 2014

Always Having Options Is Very Important in Joshua Ferris’ ‘To Rise Again at a Decent Hour’

This novel has naysayers, but the literary world could use a few more brainy risk-takers like Joshua Ferris.


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