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Louise Kennedy

Trespasses

There is nothing special about the day Cushla meets Michael, a married man from Belfast, in the […]

Matthew O'Brien

Beneath the Neon

Armed with a flashlight, tape recorder, and expandable baton, author Matt O’Brien explored the Las Vegas flood-control […]

Julian Barnes

Elizabeth Finch

Elizabeth Finch was a teacher, a thinker, an inspiration – always rigorous, always thoughtful. With careful empathy, […]

Stewart O'Nan

Ocean State

For the Oliviera family – mum Carol, daughters Angel and Marie – autumn 2009 in the once-prosperous […]

James Joyce

Finnegans Wake

A daring work of experimental, Modernist genius, James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake is one of the greatest literary […]

Kevin Birmingham

The Most Dangerous Book – The Battle for James Joyce’s Ulysses

For more than a decade, the book now considered the most important novel in the English language […]

James Joyce

Ulysses

Following the events of one single day in Dublin, the 16th of June 1904, and what happens […]

Louise Erdrich

The Sentence

Louise Erdrich’s latest novel, The Sentence, asks what we owe to the living, the dead, to the […]

Patricia Highsmith

Her Diaries and Notebooks

Published for the very first time for the centenary of her birth, Patricia Highsmith’s diaries and notebooks […]

Alison Moore

The Retreat

Since childhood, Sandra Peters has been fascinated by the small, private island of Lieloh, home to the […]

Sarah Moss

The Fell

At dusk on a November evening in 2020 a woman slips out of her garden gate and […]

Ai Weiwei

1000 Years of Joys and Sorrows

Hailed as “an eloquent and seemingly unsilenceable voice of freedom” by The New York Times, Ai Weiwei […]

David Graeber & David Wengrow

The Dawn of Everything

For generations, our remote ancestors have been cast as primitive and childlike – either free and equal, […]

Sarah Hall

Burntcoat

In the bedroom above her immense studio at Burntcoat, the celebrated sculptor Edith Harkness is making her […]

Alison MacLeod

Tenderness

D. H. Lawrence is dying. Exiled in the Mediterranean, he dreams of the past. There are the […]