Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O’Regan

Nadine O'Regan is Books and Arts Editor with The Sunday Business Post. Raised in Skibbereen, Co. Cork, she joined the paper as a freelancer contributor in 2000, after graduating with an M.Phil in Creative Writing from Trinity College Dublin. O'Regan has worked for publications including The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, Hot Press and Spin magazine (US), and served as a reporter for RTE's arts television programme The Works. A regular contributor to TV and radio shows, she also presents the Sunday evening programme Songs in the Key of Life on Irish radio station Today FM.

Culture

Culture

The story of U2’s success has been told by many, but never by the band themselves. U2 By U2, HarperCollins, €30.

Ireland

Ireland

Up Every Tree: The Bumper Book Of Bertie, by Martyn Turner, Gill & Macmillan, €25.

World

World

Ocean, by Philip Plisson, text by Christian Buchet, Thames & Hudson, €50.

Health and beauty

Health and beauty

{ "b" : "The Goddess Guide," , "cite" : "by Gisele Scanlon, HarperCollins, €18."}

World

World

{ "b" : "Ocean," , "cite" : "by Philip Plisson, text by Christian Buchet, Thames & Hudson, €50."}

Ireland

Ireland

{ "b" : "Up Every Tree: The Bumper Book Of Bertie," , "cite" : "by Martyn Turner, Gill & Macmillan, €25."}

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ANDRZEJ LEPPER

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ANDRZEJ LEPPER

The storm brewing over the heads of Poland’s government looks set to continue as Polish prosecutors investigate claims that deputy prime minister Andrzej Lepper hired a woman to work for him on the condition she have sex with him.

Gibson: friend or foe to the Hollywood elite?

Gibson: friend or foe to the Hollywood elite?

How do you solve a problem like Mel Gibson? I haven’t the foggiest idea, and neither, by all accounts, does anyone in Hollywood.

Ford’s novel focus

Ford’s novel focus

There are times in life when one has no need of the imagination. Asked whether novelists should chronicle 9/11 in their fiction, Norman Mailer had a solid piece of advice to offer: ‘‘Wait ten years,” he said. ‘‘It will take that long for you to make

Raban’s clever new novel ultimately fails to convince

Raban’s clever new novel ultimately fails to convince

SURVEILLANCE, By Jonathan Raban, Picador, €16.15

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - BORIS JOHNSON

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - BORIS JOHNSON

He’s fat – so he happily admits – and by gum, is Boris Johnson loud.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - TONY BLAIR

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - TONY BLAIR

When Tony Blair reported back this week on the G8 meeting in St Petersburg, the British prime minister found himself greeted by Tory ministers crying: ‘‘Yo! Yo!”

Drop it like it’s Hoff

Drop it like it’s Hoff

Death and the internet have one thing in common: they’re both great levellers.

Kitchen junkie

Kitchen junkie

In search of something different, author and editor Bill Buford gave up his job at The New Yorker to become an unpaid trainee at one of New York’s top restaurants.

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ZINEDINE ZIDANE

IN THE SPOTLIGHT - ZINEDINE ZIDANE

He exited the World Cup in disgrace, but the tide appears to be turning for France star Zinedine Zidane.