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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    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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    The House of Slamming Doors

    Mark Macauley

    It's 1963 in a country house in west Wicklow during the heady summer of JFK's visit to Ireland. Turbulence is in the air as Justin is locked in combat with his angry and inebriate father. A dark comedy unfolds and progresses to winter as Kennedy is assassinated and Justin ends his oedipal struggle and comes of age.

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    Old Ways, Old Secrets: Pagan Ireland

    Jo Kerrigan
    Exploring the legends, special places and treasured practices of old, Jo Kerrigan reveals a rich world beneath Ireland’s modern layers.
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    Green Glowing Skull

    Gavin Corbett
    After fleeing his dying parents and the drudgery of work in Dublin for the Manhattan of his imagination – a place of romance and opulence, dark old concert halls and mellow front parlours quieted by the hiss of the phonograph cylinder – Rickard Velily hopes to be reborn as an Irish tenor, and to one day be reunited with the love of his life.
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    The Art of Invective: Selected Non-Fiction 1953–1994

    Dennis Potter (with Ian Greaves, John Williams, David Rolinson)
    Dennis Potter (1935-94) was Britain’s leading television dramatist for almost thirty years and this book includes his merciless television columns, penetrating literary criticism and angry writings on class and politics, as well as his sketches for Sixties satire shows.
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    Culture and Society in Ireland since 1750

    John Cunningham and Niall Ó Ciosáin (eds)
    Collection of essays commemorating Gearóid Ó Tuathaigh’s career as a distinguished academic and educator, covering many aspects of modern Irish history, culture and the Irish language.
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    Whiskey Tango Foxtrot

    David Shafer
    A psychological novel, and a visionary exploration of the possibilities and hazards of our online lives.
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    Belinda McKeon
    Follows the friendship of Catherine and James who meet in Dublin in the late 1990s, coming of age in a city which is teeming - or so they are told - with new freedoms, new possibilities.
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    Young Irelanders

    Dave Lordan (ed)
    An anthology of short stories introducing a new and continually evolving Irish literary scene, featuring a selection of Ireland’s most gifted and daring contemporary short-fiction writers.
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    What Becomes of Us

    Henrietta McKervey

    Dublin, 1965. A city on the cusp of change. A country preparing to commemorate the 1916 Rising. Set against the backdrop of stifling social and religious mores, alongside a defiant new wave of women's liberation, the novel tells the story of the struggle to carve out a new identity when the past refuses to let go.

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    The River

    Jane Clarke
    Jane Clarke’s debut poetry collection conveys a distinctive voice and vision. Rooted in rural life, this poet of poignant observation achieves restraint and containment while communicating intense emotions.
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