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    In Search of Rwanda's Génocidaires

    David Whitehouse
    David Whitehouse outlines the years prior to, and the many reasons for, the horrific Rwandan genocide of 1994. France supported the Rwandan government and many of the leading genocide suspects live in France. Twenty years later, the first French trial took place.
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    In My Own Light

    Raymond Deane
    In this compelling and lyrical memoir, The memoir of renowned classical composer, author and political activist, Raymond Deane, covering his childhood on Achill Island, his adolescence in Dublin, and his rapid descent into alcoholism.
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    Alan Turing: The Enigma

    Andrew Hodges
    New edition of the biography of Alan Turing, the mathematician whose cipher-cracking transformed the Second World War, who created the first design for a digital computer and who was persecuted for his homosexuality.
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    Yeats and Afterwords

    Marjorie Howes and Joseph Valente (eds)
    A collection of essays examining W.B. Yeats’s sense of historical belatedness as part of his complex literary method, exploring how he deliberately positioned himself at various historical endpoints and, in doing so, created a distinctively modernist poetics of iteration capable of registering the experience of finality and loss.
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    White Magic: The Age of Paper

    Lothar Muller
    Lothar Müller describes how paper made its way from China through the Arab world to Europe, where it permeated everyday life in a variety of formats from the 13th century onwards, and how the paper technology revolution of the 19th century paved the way for the creation of the modern daily press.
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    The Cambridge Companion to Irish Modernism

    Joe Cleary (ed)
    An overview of the modernist period in which Irish artists not only helped to create a distinctive nationalist literature but also changed the face of European and anglophone culture. Surveys developments in modernist poetry, drama, fiction and the visual arts.
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    Sean Lemass

    Robert Savage
    A short biography of Sean Lemass looking at how he evolved as a key figure in Fianna Fail governments, emerged out of the shadow of Eamon de Valera having learnt valuable lessons concerning the limitations of political power to later become one of the most influential leaders of twentieth-century Ireland.
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    Rex Ingram: Visionary Director of the Silent Screen

    Ruth Barton
    Ruth Barton explores the life and legacy of the pioneering filmmaker, following him from his childhood in Dublin to his life at the top of early Hollywood’s A-list and his eventual self-imposed exile on the French Riviera.
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    Irish Pages: Heaney Special

    Chris Agee and Cathal O’ Searcaigh (eds)
    A memorial issue for Seamus Heaney, including four poems by Heaney, a suite of obituaries and global reminiscences and new poems by Kerry Hardie, Michael Longley, Harry Clifton and many more.
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    Irish Jesuit Chaplains in the First World War

    Damien Burke (ed)
    A collection of essays on eleven Irish Jesuit Chaplains who signed up to minster to Catholic soldiers on the European battlefields of the First World War. Six of the Jesuits in the book survived, such as Fr Frank Browne, the most decorated Catholic chaplain to survive the war.
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    Ireland and the End of the British Empire

    Helen O'Shea
    After Ireland left the Commonwealth in 1949 and the British Empire started its long fragmentation, the Irish government and Irish Church played an important role in supporting the British Empire through active involvement in the Cyprus Emergency of the 1950s.
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    Grimm Legacies

    Jack Zipes
    Literary scholar Jack Zipes explores the legacy of the Brothers Grimm in Europe and North America, from the nineteenth century to the present, revealing how they came to play a pivotal and unusual role in the evolution of Western folklore and in the history of the fairy tale.
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    From Prosperity to Austerity

    Eamon Maher and Eugene O'Brien
    While examining the Irish economic phenomenon of the Celtic Tiger and the financial disaster that came in its wake from a socio-cultural perspective, the book focuses on how these financial developments have been reflected in writing, film and culture.
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    Freedom and the Fifth Commandment

    Brian Heffernan
    Addressing the close relationship between Irish nationalism and Catholicism when a new republicanism emerged after the 1916 Easter rising, this book examines the War of Independence from the perspective of a powerful social elite: the Catholic clergy.
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    Emmet Dalton

    Sean Boyne
    The first biography of an American-born Dubliner, Home Ruler and later Republican, whose military career as a British officer, IRA leader and General in the Free State army brought him from Flanders to Beal na Bláth.
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    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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