Mixing memoir and psychology with a dash of self-help, Catherine Gray's new book positions itself as a manifesto for recalibrating how we think about singlehood
Non-Fiction: Calypso, By David Sedaris, Little, Brown, €16.10 As soon as David Sedaris bought a...
Fire On All Sides is Rhodes's diary of his five-month European concert tour in 2016
Catherine Blyth’s On Time is a pithy attempt to understand time, why it always feels like it’s speeding up, and how we might try to reclaim it
Shrewdly observed, invariably compassionate and unexpectedly poignant
Breathlessly paced, ricocheting across the Atlantic, written in a clean, unfussy style.
Language Unbecoming a Lady reveals how ‘Robert in accounts’ became The Divine Diana
This shallow, sophomoric text confuses titillation with a genuine examination of the subject
NON-FICTION; One Child: The Story of China’s Most Radical Experiment; By Mei Fong; Oneworld Publications, €17.25
This timely anthology is a supple and touching exploration of exile and defiance, love and loss
John B Keane's empathetic portrayal of loneliness brought vividly to life