Tanya Sweeney

Tanya Sweeney

Confessional memoir is a low- calorie read

Confessional memoir is a low- calorie read

Glimmers of heartbreak, beauty and wisdom but nothing new for older readers

Knausgaard returns to the well for a fifth and fertile time

Knausgaard returns to the well for a fifth and fertile time

Memoir: Some Rain Must Fall; By Karl Ove Knausgaard; Harvill Secker, €18.60

A book that puts parents on the naughty step

A book that puts parents on the naughty step

Non-fiction; Not In Your Genes; The Real Reasons Children Are Like Their Parents; By Oliver James; Penguin/Random House €17.50

Keyes content to coast along with cosy comforts

Keyes content to coast along with cosy comforts

There is enough unpublished work here to keep even the most partisan Keyes follower from carping

The memories of the man who clothed the stars

The memories of the man who clothed the stars

Found in a pillowcase and kept under wraps for half a century, it is an Aladdin’s cave of moments

A necessary and urgent visit to one of society’s great evils

A necessary and urgent visit to one of society’s great evils

A short but exhausting, frustrating, and in some ways enlightening read

A self-help guide with a difference

A self-help guide with a difference

Sociology; The End Of Average; By Todd Rose; Allen Lane, €26.60

New York stories from an affable if rambling comedian

New York stories from an affable if rambling comedian

Maeve Higgins is the latest Irish comedian to beat that careworn path, albeit with a few modifications

Bressie faces up to the darker side of fame

Bressie faces up to the darker side of fame

Memoir: Me And My Mate Jeffrey By Niall Breslin Hachette Books Ireland, €19 Reviewed by Tanya S...

Engaging chronicle of British skinheads

Engaging chronicle of British skinheads

Skinheads. By John King, Jonathan Cape, €17.75