Brendan Daly

Brendan Daly

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Precious little va-va-Froome in this dour cycling memoir

Precious little va-va-Froome in this dour cycling memoir

The Climb: The Autobiography. By Chris Froome. Viking, €24.99. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

Biography exposes conflicts that tormented singing star

Biography exposes conflicts that tormented singing star

Dusty: An Intimate Portrait of a Musical Legend. By Karen Bartlett. Robson Press, €24.99. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

Hitting the heights in Tyrol

Hitting the heights in Tyrol

The Tyrol region of western Austria offers a chance to marvel at some of the world's most majestic scenery, writes Brendan Daly.

Reflections on the mirror images of the past

Reflections on the mirror images of the past

The Self-Portrait, A Cultural History. By James Hall. Thames and Hudson, €25.15. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

How WWI was sparked by Princip among men

How WWI was sparked by Princip among men

The Trigger. Hunting the Assassin Who Brought the World to War. By Tim Butcher. Chatto & Windus, €17. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

The brains of the operation tells the story of his career

The brains of the operation tells the story of his career

Do No HarmStories of Life, Death and Brain Surgery. By Henry Marsh. W&N, €21.40. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

The enigma at the heart of film's biggest star

The enigma at the heart of film's biggest star

Charlie Chaplin. By Peter Ackroyd. Chatto & Windus, €18.90. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

The sweet science of nodding off - or not

The sweet science of nodding off - or not

The Secret Life of Sleep, By Kat Duff, Oneworld, €16.35, Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

Treading carefully in the mind field

Treading carefully in the mind field

Falling into the Fire. A Psychiatrist's Encounters with the Mind in Crisis. By Christine Montross. Oneworld, €15.10. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

Running a road less travelled

Running a road less travelled

Running Free. A Runner's Journey Back to Nature. By Richard Askwith. Yellow Jersey Press, €21.40. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

A sweeping yet intimate portrait of a metropolis

A sweeping yet intimate portrait of a metropolis

BerlinImagine A City. By Rory MacLean. W&N, €18.90. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

A land of contrasts

A land of contrasts

To visit Laos in south-east Asia is to glimpse a country that's a sometimes uneasy mixture of ancient, spiritual and modern, writes Brendan Daly.

Man's grim record of crimes against nature

Man's grim record of crimes against nature

The Sixth Extinction. An Unnatural History. By Elizabeth Kolbert. Bloomsbury, €16.35. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

The man who shone a light on the NSA's dark arts

The man who shone a light on the NSA's dark arts

The Snowden Files. The Inside Story of the World's Most Wanted Man. By Luke Harding. Guardian Faber, €16.35. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.

Philosopher's take on news media yields mixed results

Philosopher's take on news media yields mixed results

The News. A User's Manual. By Alain de Botton. Hamish Hamilton, €23.90. Reviewed by Brendan Daly.