We Don't Know What We're Doing

    Thomas Morris

    A debut collection of stories by Thomas Morris which offer vivid and moving glimpses of the lost, lonely and bemused set in Caerphilly, a sleepy castle town in South Wales.

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    What Just Happened

    Sara Berkeley Tolchin

    Sara Berkeley Tolchin’s new collection reflects on themes of loss and losing, with poems set on the west coasts of Ireland and the United States.

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    There Now

    Eamon Grennan
    In these short poems full of patient listening, looking, and responding, Eamon Grennan again presents a world of brilliantly excavated moments.
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    The Blue Guitar

    John Banville
    New novel from Man Booker Prize–winning author John Banville, about the intricacies of artistic creation, about theft, and about the ways in which we learn to possess one another, and to hold on to ourselves.
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    The Sunshine Cruise Company

    John Niven

    John Niven's sharp satire on friendship, ageing, the English middle classes and the housing bubble.

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    Problems with People

    David Guterson

    Ten stories from David Guterson, featuring; a new couple's first night together; a man’s two hour walk across Kathmandu to visit his estranged wife; and a man accompanying his Holocaust survivor father on a trip to his German city of birth.

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    Notes on the Death of Culture

    Mario Vargas Llosa

    Mario Vargas Llosa’s examination and indictment of the transformation of culture from a kind of vital consciousness that constantly rejuvenated and revivified everyday reality to the mechanism of distraction and entertainment it is today.

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    Michael Allen: Close Readings

    Michael Allen; Fran Brearton (ed)

    Michael Allen was a towering figure in the Northern Irish poetry scene and a leading critic of modern Irish poetry. This book contains the first publication of his ground-breaking work on Michael Longley, with an Afterword by Edna Longley, and illuminates the work of major Irish poets – Kavanagh, Longley, MacNeice, Heaney, Mahon, McGuckian and Muldoon.

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    Go Set a Watchman

    Harper Lee
    Newly published novel from Harper Lee set two decades after her beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning masterpiece, To Kill a Mockingbird.
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    Medieval Ecclesiastical Buildings in Ireland, 1789–1915

    Niamh NicGhabhann

    The first full-length study of the perception and treatment of Gothic architecture in Ireland in the period between 1789 and 1915, focusing on the perception of Gothic architecture; the development of a tradition of scholarship on Irish Gothic; and the actual changes wrought to the fabric of the buildings as well as the social and legal framework for those changes.

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    New American Stories

    Ben Marcus

    Ben Marcus’s anthology gives the lay of the American literary land, from established masters of the form like Don DeLillo and Lydia Davis to neoteric trailblazers such as Rebecca Curtis and Rachel B. Glaser.

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    The Economics of Inequality

    Thomas Piketty

    Thomas Piketty—whose Capital in the Twenty-First Century pushed inequality to the forefront of public debate—wrote this book as an introduction to the conceptual and factual background necessary for interpreting changes in economic inequality over time. Appearing in English for the first time, translated by Arthur Goldhammer.


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    Blood of the Celts

    Jean Manco

    A fresh approach to the debate over who exactly the Celts were, where ultimately they came from, and whether the modern Celtic-speakers of the British Isles and Brittany are related to the Continental Celts we know from ancient history.

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    Irish Feminisms

    Clara Fischer & Mary McAuliffe (eds)
    A collection of multi-disciplinary essays from leading experts that interrogates Irish feminist activism over the last one hundred years.
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    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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