Some entertaining bits of thriller business but after those first hundred pages, things deteriorate
Fiction: House of Names, By Colm Tóibín, Penguin Viking, €17.25
Fiction: Carnivalesque, By Neil Jordan, Bloomsbury Circus, €19
A warm and intimate portrait of a complex writer who captured, lucidly, the last twilight glimmer of a vanished world
An indispensable book, even as it marshals only the rudiments of a long and painful story
Michael Lewis's book on Daniel Kahneman and Amos Tversky, two Israeli psychologists of the florid-genius school
It's a brave move for a critic to publish a novel ...