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Louise O’Neill’s workrate is spectacular. The Cork-born author has just published two new novels, and a theatrical adaptation of Asking For It, the book that made her name, is on the way. Nadine O’Regan asks her how she does it
When Viv Albertine, ex-guitarist with feminist punk band the Slits, re-emerged as a memoirist four years ago, her first book Clothes, Clothes, Clothes. Music, Music, Music. Boys, Boys, Boys was a raucous, laceratingly honest accounting of adulthood, motherhood, marriage and the female artistic self. Her new book, To Throw Away Unopened, is a far darker proposition, just as honest, but going places most of us would rather not go, writes Nadine O’Regan
With its vague and reductive looks-based message Amy Schumer’s latest film, I Feel Pretty, tears women down, all the while masquerading as a vehicle to build them up
Irish singer-songwriter Dermot Kennedy couldn’t get any interest from record labels in his music, but then the streaming giant Spotify playlisted one of his songs, because it had been selected by their algorithm
When working on the RTÉ soap Fair City left her feeling burned-out, Liz Nugent began writing fiction in her spare hours. As her latest novel Skin Deep proves, it was the best decision she ever made, writes Nadine O’Regan