The Mark and the Void

    Paul Murray

    Workaholic French banker Claude is so busy making money from Ireland's economic crisis he has no time for romance. Then he meets mysterious writer Paul, who says he wants to put Claude in a book...

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    Man at the Helm

    Nina Stibbe
    The debut novel from Nina Stibbe is a comic novel about the horrors of being an attractive divorcee in an English village in the 1970s, and a family's fall from grace.

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    Irish women in medicine, c.1880s–1920s

    Laura Kelly
    The first comprehensive history of Irish women in medicine in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, focusing on the debates surrounding women’s admission to Irish medical schools, the geographical and social backgrounds of early women medical students, their educational experiences and subsequent careers.
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    Culture, Northern Ireland, and the Second World War

    Guy Woodward
    An exploration of the impact of the Second World War on literature and culture in Northern Ireland between 1939 and 1970, arguing that the war, as a unique interregnum in the history of Northern Ireland, challenged the entrenched political and social makeup of the province and had a profound effect on its cultural life.
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    The Sociology of Unemployment

    Tom Boland and Ray Griffin (eds)
    An analysis of the experience and governance of unemployment, considering unemployment as more than just the absence of work but as a distinctive experience created by the welfare state.
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    The Best Are Leaving

    Clair Wills
    A wide-ranging study of post-war Irish emigrant culture, covering representations of emigrants from Ireland and of Irish immigrants in Britain across a range of discourses, including official documents, sociological texts, clerical literature, journalism, drama, literary fiction, and popular literature and film.
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    Lost Between

    Liz McManus & Federica Sgaggio (eds)
    An anthology of stories from established and emerging writers from both Ireland and Italy, touching on the sense of displacement that stems from migration, detachment and rapidly shifting social identities.
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    Aloysius Tempo

    Jason Johnson
    Irish-born Aloysius is a freelance killer for hire. Advertising his services – the ‘hard solve’ – on the Dark Web, he arranges fatal accidents, convenient deaths.
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    Victorian Dublin Revealed

    Michael Barry

    A thorough exploration into the Victorian era in Dublin and its significance as part of Ireland's history and heritage. Fully illustrated with Michael Barry's photographs interwoven with the story of the era.

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    Handbook of the Irish Revival

    Declan Kiberd and P.J. Mathews (eds)
    Features an array of texts from authors such as James Joyce, James Connolly and W.B. Yeats as well as insightful introductions and commentaries by Declan Kiberd and P.J. Mathews.
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    What News, Centurions?

    Colm Scully
    A poetry collection from the 2014 winner of The Cúirt New Writing Poetry Prize, leading readers on a fanciful odyssey from the early Christian world of Skellig Michael to a post-apocalyptic voice from some planet on another star.
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    The Sociologist and the Historian

    Pierre Bourdieu and Roger Chartier
    In 1988, the renowned sociologist Pierre Bourdieu and the leading historian Roger Chartier met for a series of lively discussions that were broadcast on French public radio. Published here for the first time, these conversations are an accessible and engaging introduction to the work of these two great thinkers, who discuss their work and explore the similarities and differences between their disciplines with the clarity and frankness of the spoken word.
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    One Wide Expanse

    Michael Longley
    The first volume in The Poet's Chair series, which will publish the public lectures of the Ireland Professors of Poetry. In this volume, the distinguished Irish poet Michael Longley - whose poetry has transcended political and cultural boundaries throughout his career - reflects on what has influenced his craft.

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    Not in God’s Name

    Jonathan Sacks
    Jonathan Sacks' work of biblical analysis and interpretation showing that religiously inspired violence has as its source misreadings of the texts of the Bible that have influenced all three of the Abrahamic faiths.
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    June

    Gerbrand Bakker
    A novel tracing in tender detail how the ripples from one tragic incident spread through a community, a family and down the generations.
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    Compassionate Stranger

    Maureen O’Rourke Murphy
    A biography of Asenath Nicholson revealing her kindness toward the Irish during the Great Famine.
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    Catching Bats Takes Patience

    Mary Kennelly
    Mary Kennelly poetry collection looks at the routine of domestic life and motherhood and picks it apart, revealing a hidden layer of emotion and depth to her everyday life.
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    Abducting a General

    Patrick Leigh Fermor
    The famous travel writer, Patrick Leigh Fermor, gives his own account of the kidnapping of General Kreipe, the German commander in Crete, on 26 April 1944.
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    Undoing Time: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett

    Jennifer Birkett
    New account of Samuel Beckett’s life and literature offering a systematic overview and discussion of his drama, prose and poetry; making accessible his later and less well-known pieces.
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    The Stoic Man

    Gerald Dawe

    Gerald Dawe’s retrospective on the Northern Irish society in which he grew up during the 1950s and ’60s, set alongside a portrait of the west of Ireland where he settled in the early 1970s and concludes with some views of Irish writing and present day Ireland as seen from the poet’s home in County Dublin.


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