Laurie Penny’s Unspeakable Things gathers up the kneejerk lefty politics of Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr and turns them into something coherent.
In this volume, Patrick Chapman’s two novellas, Anhedonia and The Negative Cutter, are published together under the latter title yet both are substantially different in tone, subject matter and treatment.
IDP:2043 is a collaborative graphic novel by, amongst others Irvine Welsh, that imagines Scotland’s fate 29 years from now.
Hannah Arendt shocked the world when she declared that Adolf Eichmann, the Nazi high official whose Jerusalem trail she reported on in 1961, was a “random buffoon” rather than a monster.
Lines of Vision is a commemorative collection of writing by contemporary Irish authors each inspired by a painting in the National Gallery of Ireland.
Ra Page introduces this collection of essays by suggesting a number of hypothetical models and functions explaining the short story, before effectively dismissing his analysis as all “a bit of fun.”
Dave Eggers has a tendency towards grandiose titles; his books labelling themselves ‘heartbreaking’ works that express our contemporary society’s ‘velocity’, circularity and hunger.
The Man With the Compound Eyes belongs more to what has been termed ‘cli-fi’: it is, in essence, a cautionary tale about the effects of climate change.
DBC Pierre’s new novel ‘Breakfast with the Borgias’ mixes technological developments with old-fashioned hammy horror themes.
Hitler’s Irish Voices is a fascinating study of the intrigue and machinations that surrounded our little country during ‘The Emergency’.
Richard Ford’s latest book in the Frank Bascombe series of novellas is an uneven, uneasy but still compelling book.
Martin Amis’ The Zone of Interest returns to the theme he first explored with Time’s Arrow: the utter, futile impossibility of comprehending the Holocaust, coupled with the urgent necessity to do so.
Beta-Life is a collection of stories set in an imagined year 2070 where each author is paired with a scientist consultant to ensure that the technology described is accurately based on current research.
Aiden O’Reilly’s Greetings, Hero is a collection of stories about in-between men, loners, the alienated.
Perfidia is a WWII-set prequel to Ellroy’s LA Quartet, whose novels LA Confidential and The Black Dahlia both received the movie treatment, which is funny because Ellroy writes the kind of 100-proof noir – full of torture, snuff and incest – that Hollywood would be hesitant adapting.
In his latest book, Temple Street Children’s Hospital: An Illustrated History, Barry Kennerk explores the rich past that characterises the hospital.
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