Friday January 24, 2020

Book ahead for a year of good reading

With the arrival of a new year comes an exciting array of fiction, non-fiction and cultural titles to hit the shops. Nadine O’Regan previews the best of them

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

5th January, 2020
Colum McCann returns with a novel set amid the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Picture: Getty

Irish fiction

Any year which features new writing from Irish novelists including Anne Enright, Marian Keyes, Colum McCann and Sebastian Barry is almost guaranteed to be a good one.

Keyes arrives in February with her 14th novel Grown Ups, in which a careless remark at a family birthday party reveals secrets that unravel the family forever. Then there's Colum McCann, author of Let the Great World Spin, who is already receiving rapturous advance...

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