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Space to Think, a new book celebrating ten years of the Dublin Review of Books More Information 

    The Little Red Chairs

    Edna O'Brien
    Ten years on from her last novel, Edna O'Brien publishes a story about love, the artifice of evil, and the terrible necessity of accountability in our shattered, damaged world.
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    Grace Wells
    Grace Wells' second poetry collection exploring our relationship with nature, with the flora and especially the fauna with which we share this “astonishing world”.
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    Dinosaurs On Other Planets

    Danielle McLaughlin
    Stories by Danielle McLaughlin whose work has appeared in The New Yorker, The Irish TimesSouthword, The Penny Dreadful and in The Stinging Fly.
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    Íbíotsa, le

    Labhrás Ó Finneadha
    Short stories in the Irish language.
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    Aois Fir

    Liam Ó Muirthile
    A sea adventure about a young boy in his early teens on a sailing boat out at sea with his father and uncle passed out drunk on board.
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    Thirteen Ways of Looking

    Colum McCann
    A novella and three shorter stories from Colum McCann. Thirteen Ways of Looking is told from a multitude of perspectives, and is accompanied by three powerful stories set in Afghanistan, Galway and London.
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    The Projectionist

    Carlo Gebler
    In a book that is both biography and memoir, Carlo Gébler, Ernest Gebler’s estranged son, tells the enthralling story of his father’s life, covering his strange and alienated childhood, his disastrous family relationships, his marriage to writer Edna O’Brien, his staunch socialism and uncompromising disciplinary attitude, and his final heartbreaking struggle with Alzheimer’s disease.
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    Miss Emily

    Nuala O' Connor
    The Dickinson household is saved from domestic chaos with the arrival of Ada Concannon, a "neat little Irish person, fresh off the boat". Amherst in the 1800s is a pastoral environment for the homesick young maid who finds in the gifted middle child, Emily, a fellow feeling; they were born on the same day, they share a sense of mischief and a love of baking. Emily's fledgling poetry and passion for words is her true vocation but as it begins to dominate her mind, she retreats from the small world around her and enters her infamous White Phase. The friendship that forms between the two women is tested when Ada's personal safety and reputation is violated and Emily finds herself tasked with defending her maid against her own family and those she loves, with shocking consequences.
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    The Long Gaze Back

    Sinead Gleeson (ed)
    An anthology of thirty short stories by some of the most gifted women writers Ireland has ever produced, edited by Sinead Gleeson.
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    Keats Lives

    Moya Cannon
    Moya Cannon’s fifth collection of poems, characteristically rich in the moods and rhythms of the west of Ireland, it is also drawn farther afield, towards contemplation of the disasters of previous centuries, their ‘many victories, many collars, little grace’.
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    A Slanting of the Sun

    Donal Ryan
    A collection of stories from Donal Ryan, author of critically acclaimed novel The Spinning Heart, dealing with the human cost of loneliness, isolation and displacement.
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    A Lonely Note

    Kevin Stevens

    Tariq is beset by danger on the streets and by conflict at home. Music is his only consolation. When he forms a new friendship with the volatile but intriguing record-store owner, Jamal, Tariq discovers the world of jazz and the man he could become. Peace and violence, faith and mistrust, thriller and literary fiction – a story of a young man caught between two worlds.

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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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    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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    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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    Lost Between

    Liz McManus & Federica Sgaggio (eds)
    An anthology of stories from established and emerging writers from both Ireland and Italy, touching on the sense of displacement that stems from migration, detachment and rapidly shifting social identities.
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    Aloysius Tempo

    Jason Johnson
    Irish-born Aloysius is a freelance killer for hire. Advertising his services – the ‘hard solve’ – on the Dark Web, he arranges fatal accidents, convenient deaths.
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    Handbook of the Irish Revival

    Declan Kiberd and P.J. Mathews (eds)
    Features an array of texts from authors such as James Joyce, James Connolly and W.B. Yeats as well as insightful introductions and commentaries by Declan Kiberd and P.J. Mathews.
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