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    One Thousand Things Worth Knowing

    Paul Muldoon
    Paul Muldoon's new book is concerned with watchfulness. Heedful, hard won, head-turning, heartfelt, these poems attempt to bring scrutiny to bear on everything, including scrutiny itself. The book confirms Nick Laird's assessment, in the New York Review of Books, that Paul Muldoon 'writes poems like no one else.'
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    Marked Off

    Don Cameron
    In the leafy suburb of Booterstown, a brutal and shocking murder of a local woman occurs. Marked Off tells the tale of a Dublin rendered frighteningly unfamiliar by the antics of a troubled killer.
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    The Irish Poet and the Natural World

    Andrew Carpenter and Lucy Collins

    Annotated anthology of poems with a rich variety of Irish texts depicting the relationship between humans and the environment between the years 1580 and 1820.

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    Dead Man Talking

    Roddy Doyle

    Pat and Joe Murphy were best friends for as long as anyone could remember. That is, until a big fight tore them apart five years ago. And they haven’t spoken until this, the night before Joe’s funeral.

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    Spill Simmer Falter Wither

    Sara Baume
    Springtime, and two misfits – one an eccentric loner and the other a one-eyed dog – forge an unlikely relationship. In a tired seaside town, these outcasts find solace in each other. But as their friendship grows, they are driven away by a community that perceives menace where there is only mishap.
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    Coire Sois, The Cauldron of Knowledge

    Tomás Ó Cathasaigh; Matthieu Boyd (Ed)

    A collection of essays by Tomás Ó Cathasaigh, which together constitute a magisterial survey of early Irish narrative literature in the vernacular.

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    Liffey Swim

    Jessica Traynor
    Debut poetry collection from Dubliner Jessica Traynor in which family portraits and local history combine with mythological musings. Winner of the Hennessy New Writer of the Year Award 2013.
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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    Augustus Young
    Irish writer and poet Augustus Young remembers ‘m’, his self-effacing, fiercely independent Scottish wife Margaret.
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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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    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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    Update: Poems 2011-2012

    Dennis O'Driscoll
    This book reproduces the complete contents of the computer file Dennis O’Driscoll named “Newest Poems” since the completion of his highly praised ninth collection, Dear Life, up to the time of his death in 2012. The 33 poems of Update are full of his inimitable humour, his searching eye, his characteristic wit and wisdom.
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    City of Dis

    David Butler

    New Irish novel follows questionable narrator Willy Regan in the aftermath of his blind mother’s death. Having taken care of her for so long, Willy is now freed from the drudgery of his humdrum life and embarks on a new life filled with hope and complications.

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    Maintaining a Place: Conditions of Metaphor in Modern American

    Maria Stuart, Fionnghuala Sweeney, Fionnuala Dillane, and John Brannigan (eds)
    An international collection of critical and creative work exploring the ongoing transatlantic influence exerted by the American poetic tradition on contemporary writers and honouring Ron Callan for his unique contribution to the field of American Studies in Ireland.
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    Life Here Below

    Michael J. Farrell
    A new collection from Michael J. Farrell who says his short stories are about what people brood over in the small hours until some see the light.
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