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

    Levels of Life

    Julian Barnes
    Julian Barnes' new book is about ballooning, photography, love and grief.
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    Of All Places

    John McAuliffe
    Poems from John McAuliffe. With a hint of Auden's formal patterns, John McAuliffe's poems are simultaneously grounded in the twenty-first century and alive to images and voices from the ancient and recent past.
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    One-Inch Punch

    Oran Ryan
    Oran Ryan's complex novel of power, politics and intricate relationships.
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    The Stern Wave

    Noel King
    The memorable voices of  The Stern Wave are quirky spontaneous and wry. Poems from Noel King
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    Wood Cuttings- New and Selected Poems

    Liam Ó Muirthile
    New work from poet and journalist Liam Ó Muirthile
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    This is the Way

    Gavin Corbett
     Gavin Corbett's first novel. Every now and then a voice comes along to reinvigorate the language.... Colum McCann
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    Field Day Review 8, 2012

    Extracts taken from Roger Casement's diary during his eighteen months in Germany from October 1914-April 1916. Fuller, annotated versions appear in the latest edition of the Field Day Review.
    This first extract describes Casement's return to Cologne after visiting senior officials of the German General Staff at the Western Front in November 1914, just inside the French-Belgian border.
    The second, reflecting his disillusion, is taken from his diary as he negotiated with the German government and prepared to leave the country by submarine in 1916.
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    Harm's Way

    Conor Carville
    Debut collection of poems from Conor Carville.
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    Silver Threads of Hope

    Sinéad Gleeson (ed)
    An anthology of short fiction featuring twenty-eight writers including Colm McCann, Emma Donoghue, Dermot Healy and Keith Ridgway. All royalties will be donated to Console, the organisation which offers support to people in suicidal crisis.
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    Through the Window

    Julian Barnes
    Julian Barnes explains what other writers have meant to him.
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    Martina Evans
    Petrol is a prose poem disguised as a novella of adolescence in Co Cork, Ireland.
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    The Irish Novel 1960 -2010

    George O' Brien
    The first book to study how the novel has been involved in discussing the seeds of change and the response to change as it evolved.
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    The Mining Road

    Leanne O'Sullivan
    New collection of poems both sensuous and religious from Leanne O'Sullivan.
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    Country Girl

    Edna O'Brien
    Country Girl is Edna O'Brien's memoir. She has written over twenty works since The Country Girls. Seamus Heaney has observed that her language is all the more trustworthy because it issues from a sensibility that has known the costs as well as the rewards of being alive.
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    Julia O'Faolain
    This is a book about being an outsider, looking in.
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    Britain and Ireland: Lives Entwined

    Fourth edition of Lives Entwined from the British Council of Northern Ireland 
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    Come Here to Me

    Donal Fallon, Sam McGrath and Ciaran Murray
    From the acclaimed Dublin blog.
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    The Destruction of Da Derga's Hostel

    Ralph O' Connor
    A study of Irish saga literature which represents the largest collection of vernacular narrative in existence from the early Middle Ages.
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    To Call Myself Beloved

    Eina McHugh
    An engrossing and engaging account of a therapy told from a patient's perspective ... sharing what it is like to bare your soul, both on a couch and in a group, making accessible a world that is usually private.
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    The Crocodile by the Door

    Selina Guinness
    Tibradden is a farmhouse in the Dublin Mountains where housing estates and golf courses encroach on lands grazed by sheep and cattle. A story of  helicopter-borne property developers, human tragedy and the challenge of dragging a quasi-feudal estate into the twenty-first century.
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