‘This Is Happiness’ is an unforgettable trip to a lost Irish village

Niall Williams’s novel rewards the kind of attention and patience that’s increasingly scarce. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2019-11-19 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Happy Workplace=Happy Workers

The economy may be rousing from its slumber, but it’s not yet fully awake. Job numbers are improving slowly: the U.S. Department of Labor reported that an anemic 115,000 nonfarm payroll jobs were added in April 2012. Unemployment hovers stubbornly around 8%, refusing to budge much. Logic would... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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The Lost Books of Jane Austen by Janine Barchas review – how Austen's reputation has been warped

A deliciously original study of the cheap editions of Pride and Prejudice and other novels – ignored by literary scholars – casts new light on her readershipJane Austen aficionados think that they know the story of their favourite author’s posthumous dis-appearance and then re-emergence. For... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-12-11 07:30:31 UTC ]
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Oneworld secures collection of lost Proust tales

Oneworld is to publish nine stories by Marcel Proust for the first time in English.  The stories in collection The Mysterious Correspondent were never published in Proust's lifetime. They were uncovered by scholar and publisher Bernard de Fallois, who previously identified Proust’s posthumously... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-12-09 15:21:22 UTC ]
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Happy 25th anniversary, banner ads -- now it’s time to retire

While banner ads are past their prime, we wouldn’t be in this golden age of digital content marketing without them. Continue reading at Advertising Age

[ Advertising Age | 2019-11-25 15:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Connor, Phelan and Corr triumph at An Post Irish Book Awards

Joseph O’Connor, Vicky Phelan and Andrea Corr were among the winning authors at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards, as Colm Tóibín received the Bob Hughes Lifetime Achievement Award. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-20 00:09:43 UTC ]
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Go Beyond Sally Rooney With These 13 Irish Women Novelists

It’s a confusing thing, being Irish. We’re European with none of the sophistication, and for a tiny island, we have an impressive lack of consistency. That said, we also have an impressive literary output. Our politics, social movements, and religions have born enough conflict to make a canon... Continue reading at Electric Literature

[ Electric Literature | 2019-11-15 12:00:00 UTC ]
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Unbound launches Irish working class writers anthology

Unbound is launching an anthology of working class writers from across Ireland, featuring original pieces by Roddy Doyle and Lisa McInerney alongside lesser known authors and edited by Paul McVeigh. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-04 02:04:57 UTC ]
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O'Brien, Barry and O'Connor compete in An Post Irish Book Awards

Edna O'Brien's Girl (Faber), Kevin Barry's Night Boat to Tangier (Canongate) and Joseph O'Connor's Shadowplay (Harvill Secker) are all in the running for Novel of the Year at the An Post Irish Book Awards. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-24 23:19:08 UTC ]
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HQ signs ‘therapist in your pocket’ guide to happiness

HQ has snapped up the follow up to self-help bestseller Ten to Zen (Bluebird) by psychotherapist Owen O’Kane, which promises to be a "therapist in your pocket". Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-10-10 01:39:22 UTC ]
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In 1980s politics and movies, a longing for lost innocence

Reagan and Hollywood mixed feel-good nostalgia and Cold War fear, writes J. Hoberman. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-27 02:16:05 UTC ]
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In Kevin Barry’s ‘Night Boat to Tangier,’ two Irish gangsters are entertaining company

The novelist channels the music in every voice, from lowlife philosopher to slow-footed thug, ponderous wit to fluting child. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-09-18 15:00:06 UTC ]
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A Bookseller Field Trip (shelftalker)

Visiting an author’s book launch at a colleague’s bookstore is a delightful adventure. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-09-18 12:00:48 UTC ]
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Get Lost In The Book Loft

Take a tour of The Book Loft, a cozy independent bookstore and beacon for book lovers in the middle of Columbus, Ohio's German Village. Continue reading at Book Riot

[ Book Riot | 2019-09-16 10:39:55 UTC ]
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Endeavour scoops Clarke's guide to work happiness

Octopus imprint Endeavour has scooped an “inspiring” guide on how to be happy at work by happiness consultant and School of Life lecturer Samantha Clarke. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-09-12 17:52:44 UTC ]
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Lost Girls by DJ Taylor review – love, war and literature 1939-51

An urbane attempt to offer belated autonomy to a small band of well-born, well-connected young womenThe scene with which DJ Taylor begins his 26th book, Lost Girls, in which a girl enters, with some trepidation, a literary party in a house in Bloomsbury, is striking for many reasons. It is, as... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2019-08-31 07:58:41 UTC ]
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Tucker wins inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize

Louise Tucker has won the inaugural Lost the Plot Work in Progress Prize for her "tender, moving, beautifully drawn" novel The Last Field. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-29 11:47:52 UTC ]
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Courage and kindness in a small French village, a haven for refugees

Maggie Paxson describes a town’s legacy of aiding strangers, in World War II and today. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2019-08-23 12:36:20 UTC ]
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Nathalia Holt Animates a Lost History In Her New Book

In 'The Queens of Animation,' Holt explores the untold stories of the women who worked at Walt Disney Studios in the 1930s and ’40s Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2019-08-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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George R R Martin honoured at Irish Book Awards

George R R Martin has been honoured with the International Recognition Award at this year’s An Post Irish Book Awards for his contribution to fantasy and science fiction. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2019-08-20 07:23:59 UTC ]
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