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Bellamy’s Ireland: The Wild Boglands – David Bellamy
By June 20, 2019 Read More →

Bellamy’s Ireland: The Wild Boglands – David Bellamy

Secondhand - Just in “Bellamy’s Ireland: The Wild Boglands” by David Bellamy The Book David Bellamy takes the reader on an adventure in exploration of the Irish bogs. He explains the nature of peat and bogs; gives accounts of various boggy habitats; takes a dive under the soggy blanket in search of history and pre-history and the [...]

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Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a writer – Victoria Glendinning
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Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a writer – Victoria Glendinning

Secondhand - Just in “Elizabeth Bowen: Portrait of a writer” by  Victoria Glendinning The Book In this richly detailed biography, Victoria Glendinning brings alive the great Anglo-Irish novelist whose literary achievements were equaled only by her unbounded gift for living. Taking us from Elizabeth Bowen’s ancestral home in Ireland, Bowen’s Court, to Oxford where she met Yeats [...]

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The Voyage of the Catalpa – Peter F. Stevens
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The Voyage of the Catalpa – Peter F. Stevens

Secondhand - Just in “The Voyage of the Catalpa: A Perilous Journey and Six Irish Rebels’ Escape to Freedom ” by Peter F. Stevens The Book Fast-paced, compelling, meticulously researched, and dramatically detailed, this saga from the annals of American, Irish, British, and Australian history comprises the first full telling of the secret yearlong journey of the American [...]

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Vanishing Ireland – James Fennell and Turtle Bunbury
By June 19, 2019 Read More →

Vanishing Ireland – James Fennell and Turtle Bunbury

Just in “Vanishing Ireland” by James Fennell and Turtle Bunbury   The Book Short-listed for the Eason’s Irish Published Book of the Year Award 2007, Vanishing Ireland is a unique collection of portrait interviews looking at the dying ways and traditions of Irish life and taking us back to an Ireland virtually unrecognisable today. Illustrated with over a [...]

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Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow – Yuval Noah Harari
By June 19, 2019 Read More →

Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow – Yuval Noah Harari

Just in “Homo Deus: A Brief History of Tomorrow” by Yuval Noah Harari The Book Yuval Noah Harari, author of the critically-acclaimed New York Times bestseller and international phenomenon Sapiens, returns with an equally original, compelling, and provocative book, turning his focus toward humanity’s future, and our quest to upgrade humans into gods. Over the past century humankind has [...]

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The Evenings – Gerard Reve
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The Evenings – Gerard Reve

Just in “Night Boat to Tangier” by Kevin Barry The Book Twenty-three-year-old Frits – office worker, daydreamer, teller of inappropriate jokes – finds life absurd and inexplicable. He lives with his parents, who drive him mad. He has terrible, disturbing dreams of death and destruction. Sometimes he talks to a toy rabbit. This is the [...]

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Night Boat to Tangier – Kevin Barry
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Night Boat to Tangier – Kevin Barry

Just in “Night Boat to Tangier” by Kevin Barry The Book In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen — Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs — sit at night, none too patiently. It [...]

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Paris Echo – Sebastian Faulks
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Paris Echo – Sebastian Faulks

Just in “Paris Echo” by Sebastian Faulks The Book Here is Paris as you have never seen it before – a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria. American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq have little in common, yet [...]

Idaho – Emily Ruskovich
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Idaho – Emily Ruskovich

Just in “Idaho” by Emily Ruskovich The Book One hot August day a family drives to a mountain clearing to collect birch wood. Jenny, the mother, is in charge of lopping any small limbs off the logs with a hatchet. Wade, the father, does the stacking. The two daughters, June and May, aged nine and [...]

The Remainder – Alia Trabucco Zerán
By June 8, 2019 Read More →

The Remainder – Alia Trabucco Zerán

Just in “The Remainder” by Alia Trabucco Zeran The Book Santiago, Chile. The city is covered in ash. Three children of ex-militants are facing a past they can neither remember nor forget. Felipe sees dead bodies on every corner of the city, counting them up in an obsessive quest to square these figures with the [...]

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