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.
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.
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