The Global Republic

    Frank Ninkovich

    For decades the position of the United States on the world's stage has been seen as the result of a long-standing, deliberate drive to become a major global force. Frank Ninkovich argues that, in fact, historically the country has been driven not by a belief in its destiny or its special character but rather by a need to survive the forces of globalization.

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    The Dog

    Joseph O’Neill
    Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014, new novel from Joseph O'Neill follows a New York attorney, haunted by the collapse of his relationship and hoping for a fresh star, who accepts his friend's offer of a job in Dubai, as the overseer of an enormous family fortune.
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    The Bone Clocks

    David Mitchell

    A kaleidoscopic novel from David Mitchell, following and combining stories from the medieval Swiss Alps to the nineteenth-century Australian bush, from a hotel in Shanghai to a Manhattan townhouse in the near future.

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    Some Luck

    Jane Smiley
    Jane Smiley’s new novel following the life and times of a remarkable family over three transformative decades in America. Each chapter in Some Luck covers a single year, beginning in 1920.
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    Poets and the Peacock Dinner

    Lucy McDiarmid

    Through examining letters, diaries, unknown poems and more, Lucy McDiarmid offers a new view of the literary friendships of major writers: Yeats and Ezra Pound, Lady Gregory and Yeats, and the hidden romantic affair of Lady Gregory and Wilfrid Scawen Blunt.

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    Medieval Dublin XIV

    Seán Duffy
    Reporting on a number of important archaeological excavations in the Dublin area in recent years, including the remains of Hiberno-Norse and Anglo-Norman houses at a medieval property plot at Back Lane and works on the grounds of St Patrick’s Cathedral which uncovered parts of the medieval nave.
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    Augustus Young
    Irish writer and poet Augustus Young remembers ‘m’, his self-effacing, fiercely independent Scottish wife Margaret.
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    Marilynne Robinson
    The Pulitzer Prize–winning author Marilynne Robinson returns to the town of Gilead in a new novel telling the story of a girlhood lived on the fringes of society in fear, awe, and wonder.
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    Islam: A New Historical Introduction

    Carole Hillenbrand
    Offers an understanding of the history of Muslims and their faith, from the life of Muhammad to the religion practised by 1.6 billion people around the world today. Each of the eleven chapters explains a core aspect of the faith in historical perspective.
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    H is for Hawk

    Helen Macdonald
    Follows Helen Macdonald's quest to tame a hawk in the aftermath of her father’s death, as well as offering a biography of the novelist, T.H. White, who inspired her obsession with falconry.
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    A collection of sixteen previously unpublished short stories, featuring work from new writing talents of Ireland alongside offerings from acclaimed and award-winning playwrights and short story writers: Frank McGuinness, Mary Morrissy, Gina Moxley, Darran McCann and Mike McCormack.
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    Down the Crooked Road

    Mary Black

    Memoir from singer Mary Black, a dominant presence on the Irish music scene for thirty years, going back to the roots of her musical heritage and influences.

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    David Fitzpatrick
    David Fitzpatrick charts the declining power and influence of the Protestant community in Ireland and the strategies adopted in the face of this decline, presenting personal testimony that illustrates how individuals experienced and perceived 'descendancy'.
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    Anger is an Energy

    John Lydon

    A definitive autobiography of John Lydon, one of the most recognizable icons in the annals of music history as Johnny Rotten, lead singer of the Sex Pistols.

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    This Changes Everything

    Naomi Klein

    Global warming isn’t about carbon - it's about capitalism. So says Naomi Klein in this book on how the climate crisis needs to spur transformational political change.

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    Tales of Medieval Dublin

    Sparky Booker and Cherie N. Peters

    A collection of stories spanning almost 1,000 years of Dublin’s history and tracing the lives of warriors, churchmen, queens, bards and barons, as well as those individuals who are so often ignored in the historical record, like housewives, tax collectors, masons, lawyers, notaries, peasants and slaves.

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    Nevill Johnson 1911-1999; Artist, Writer, Photographer

    Eoin O'Brien

    Looks at the life of one of the most innovative artists of the twentieth century, who portrayed Dublin with force and clarity through painting and photography.

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    Burnfort, Las Vegas

    Martina Evans
    Martina Evans's fifth poetry collection moves from the impact of American culture and rock'n'roll in the 1960s on her home town, a small Catholic community in rural Ireland, to life in contemporary London.
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    John McGahern: Critical Essays

    Raymond Mullen, Adam Bargroff and Jennifer Mullen (eds)

    A collection of studies of John McGahern’s major works as well as his lesser-known short stories, essays and unpublished archival materials which have not yet received due critical attention. They share an innovative approach to McGahern’s writings, challenging conventional readings of his fiction.

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    In Search of Cell History

    Franklin M. Harold

    An impartial take on two decades of research and controversies that surround one of the most fundamental problems in biology, the origin of cells. The book shows us just how far we have come in understanding cell evolution—and the evolution of life in general—and how far we still have to go.

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