Irish writer Sally Rooney's methodical, calculated, ultimately rewarding debut novel, Conversations With Friends, explores real love lost, found, and transformed.
24 Aug 2017
Cowboy Song is not the first biography of Thin Lizzy and/or Lynott, but it is profoundly well-researched and may be the best.
24 Jul 2017
Between the villainous merchants, sailors and mysterious horses, it is the windswept Irish landscape that emerges as the true character of this story.
04 Apr 2017
NYC's Irish Arts Center hosts a regular literary/musical salon curated by poet Paul Muldoon and will offer free books on St. Patrick's.
16 Mar 2017
It's difficult to shake the sensation that this story is not happening over a half-century later, amidst today's revelations of clerical abuse and conspiracy.
14 Aug 2013
J.P. Mallory's work serves as a trustworthy, eminently scholarly but accessible guide past tricky diversions and evasive directions in history.
31 Mar 2013
This lightly fictionalized tale of the much maligned Sir Roger Casement prefigures our own guilty complicity with an unjust world order demand for ever-lower prices, ever-wider markets, and ever-greedier enterprises.
05 Jun 2012
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