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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    The Irish Civil War and Society

    Gavin M. Foster
    Gavin Foster re-conceptualizes class debates around the Irish Civil War (1922-3), exploring the social dimensions of the bitter conflict from fresh angles that highlight the rival social outlooks, interests, and conflicts that ruptured nationalist solidarity at the end of the Irish Revolution.
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    Dermot Bolger
    Written by a master story-teller, Dermot Bolger's new novel grows into an incisive dissection of Ireland in 2007, when – although these characters are unaware of it – the Celtic Tiger edifice is quietly imploding.
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    On the Move

    Oliver Sacks
    The autobiography of Oliver Sacks, prolific writer and Professor of Neurology, writing about his love affairs, both romantic and intellectual, his guilt over leaving his family to come to America, his bond with his schizophrenic brother, and the writers and scientists - Thom Gunn, A. R. Luria, W. H. Auden, Gerald M. Edelman, Francis Crick - who influenced him.
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    What's Happening in the Shade

    Liam Ryan
    Liam Ryan canvasses a broad spectrum of subjects in his second collection of poems. Part I of the collection visits life, death and God, while Part II examines love in many of its forms: parental love, spousal love and unrequited love. 
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    Caitriona Lally
    This debut novel follows Vivian Lawlor who believes she is a changeling; that she was left by fairies on Earth. Her everyday routine, meticulously mapped out on parchment paper, takes her all over Dublin in her effort to get 'home' to the otherworld.
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    Early Warning

    Jane Smiley
    The second novel in the Last Hundred Years trilogy, from the winner of the Pulitzer Prize 1953. Following the Langdon family, moving from the 1950s to the 1980s, living and suffering against the broad, merciless sweep of American history.
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    Domhnall Ua Buachalla

    Adhamhnán O Súilleabháin
    The first biography of the cultural nationalist, Gaelic Leaguer and friend of Pádraig Pearse, who became an Irish Volunteer leader in North Kildare, organising and arming the Maynooth rebels before marching to the GPO on Easter Monday 1916.
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    Doireann Ní Ghríofa
    Award-winning poet Doireann Ní Ghríofa’s first English-language collection of poems. In three sections entitled ‘Clasp’, ‘Cleave’ and ‘Clench’, Ní Ghríofa engages in a strikingly physical way with the world of her subject matter.
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    Walking on the Pastures of Wonder

    John O’Donohue; John Quinn

    Seven years since the sudden death of John O'Donohue, in print for the first time, a poignant and inspirational collection of radio conversations and presentations, based on John’s radio work with former RTÉ broadcaster and close friend John Quinn.

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    The Way In

    John McAuliffe
    John McAuliffe’s new book continues to explore a contemporary life whose domestic spaces and routines are lovingly itemized and reassembled.
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    The Travels of Sorrow

    Dermot Healy
    Dermot Healy’s death in the summer of 2014 reverberated deeply and far. This book is the final collection of a compelling, original and charismatic artist.

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    The Green Road

    Anne Enright
    Anne Enright's new novel set on Ireland’s Atlantic coast, a story of fracture and family, selfishness and compassion – a book about the gaps in the human heart and how we learn to fill them.
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    The Glorious Heresies

    Lisa McInerney
    Debut novel from award-winning blogger Lisa McInerney explores salvation, shame and the legacy of Ireland's twentieth-century attitudes to sex and family.

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    Politics and Letters: Interviews with New Left Review

    Raymond Williams

    A volume of interviews with celebrated literary critic Raymond Williams, conducted by New Left Review, designed to bring into clear focus the major theoretical and political issues posed by his work.

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    Not the Same Sky

    Evelyn Conlon
    Evelyn Conlon's new novel following Irish women on a journey to Australia after the Great Famine.
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    Letters to Palestine

    Vijay Prashad
    Impassioned and intimate writing to Palestinians from celebrated American writers.
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    In Your Prime

    India Knight
    Journalist India Knight's book about being older.
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