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A ‘forgotten’ Irish poet delivers poems of true poise

A ‘forgotten’ Irish poet delivers poems of true poise

Poetry: What Just Happened

Modern gothic horror marks an assured debut

Modern gothic horror marks an assured debut

Fictuion: The Loney. By Andrew Michael Hurley. John Murray, €17.25.

Picture perfect: an insightful look at visuality

Picture perfect: an insightful look at visuality

Non-fiction: How To See The World. By Nicholas Mirzoeff. Pelican Books, €12.

Equation doesn’t add up for Ludlum’s literary heir

Equation doesn’t add up for Ludlum’s literary heir

Fiction; Robert Ludlum’s The Janson Equation; By Douglas Corleone; Orion, €26.60

Inside the deal that almost destroyed an institution

Inside the deal that almost destroyed an institution

Non-fiction: Black Horse Ride: The Inside Story of Lloyds and the Banking Crisis. By Ivan Fallon. Robson Press, €33.25.

Brave but doomed attempt to follow the money

Brave but doomed attempt to follow the money

NonFiction; Digital Gold: The Untold ; Story of Bitcoin; By Nathaniel Popper?; Harper, €27

Liza Klaussmann is making literary waves of her own with her new novel Villa America

Liza Klaussmann is making literary waves of her own with her new novel Villa America

A direct descendant of Moby Dick author Herman Melville, Klaussmann draws inspiration from the Gilded Age adventures of F Scott Fitzgerald

Hipsters’ choice is curious and compelling

Hipsters’ choice is curious and compelling

Paperback of the week

Intriguing profile of a true child prodigy

Intriguing profile of a true child prodigy

Non-fiction: The Boy Who Played With Fusion: Extreme Science, Extreme Parenting and How to Make a Star. By Tom Clynes. Faber & Faber, €22.60.

Insider Trading: Like it, want it, covet it

Insider Trading: Like it, want it, covet it

Blood-soaked history of ‘a hell of a drug’

Blood-soaked history of ‘a hell of a drug’

Non-FICTION: Zero Zero Zero. By Roberto Saviano. Translated by Virginia Jewiss. Allen Lane, €20.

The outsider: Elif Shafak

The outsider: Elif Shafak

Elif Shafak has won numerous fans for the ambitious scope of her work, but the acclaimed author remains a highly polarising figure in her homeland of Turkey.

Ambitious Beckett biography covers a broad spectrum

Ambitious Beckett biography covers a broad spectrum

Non-fiction: Undoing Time: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett. Jennifer Birkett. Irish Academic Press, €33.25.

Against the norm? Child-free writers explain themselves

Against the norm? Child-free writers explain themselves

Non-fiction: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. Edited by Meghan Daum. Picador, €23.90.

Zink’s zesty debut is a swinging affair

Zink’s zesty debut is a swinging affair

Fiction; The Wallcreeper; By Nell Zink; Fourth Estate, €27