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A political learning experience

A political learning experience

An Education, How an Outsider Became an Insider and Learned what Really Goes on in Irish Government. By John Walshe. Penguin Ireland, €17

The first wild man of rock  ’n’ roll

The first wild man of rock ’n’ roll

Jerry Lee Lewis: His Own Story. By Rick Bragg. Canongate, €19.

Bush jnr salutes his father with mundane folksiness

Bush jnr salutes his father with mundane folksiness

41, A Portrait of My Father. By George W Bush. WH Allen, €25.

Artistic licence: My tardy resolve

Artistic licence: My tardy resolve

Tasty treats for culture vultures

Tasty treats for culture vultures

From the long-awaited Star Wars film, to new works by Anne Enright and Donal Ryan, and concerts from U2 and Taylor Swift, 2015 has something for everyone, writes Arts Editor Nadine O’Regan

Great reads to go with good feeds

Great reads to go with good feeds

Who better than some of Ireland’s top chefs to help you pick out the ideal book for the food lover in your life this Christmas?

Boyne’s shifting tale of a darkening Church

Boyne’s shifting tale of a darkening Church

Shiver the Whole Night Through

Shiver the Whole Night Through