Wednesday August 5, 2020

Off Message: The trouble with the books industry

In the age of social media, even the most committed book worm can find themselves distracted from their first love. But if you are suffering from a books drought, there’s no need to panic: the right book will come along eventually to sweep you off your feet

Nadine O’Regan

Arts Editor and Columnist

6th October, 2019
Taffy Brodesser-Akner’s debut novel Fleishmann is in Trouble could be just the answer if you are having trouble finding a book to grab your attention

Have you ever had a phase when you’ve fallen out of love with reading? Over the past summer I experienced one such drought. For a fully paid-up books nut, it’s the oddest experience. You pick up a book and it’s not doing it for you. You pick up another book, same story: by which I mean, you didn’t like the story. After three books, you start to wonder: is it the books or is it...

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