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Book review: Bitter Freedom - Ireland in a Revolutionary World

Book review: Bitter Freedom - Ireland in a Revolutionary World

Non-fiction: Bitter Freedom – Ireland in a Revolutionary World 1918-1923. By Maurice Walsh. Faber & Faber, €23. Reviewed by Dermot Bolger.

Book review: The House of Hidden Mothers

Book review: The House of Hidden Mothers

Non-fiction: The House of Hidden Mothers. By Meera Syal. Doubleday, €25.50. Reviewed by Joanne Hayden.

Book review: The Green Road, Anne Enright

Book review: The Green Road, Anne Enright

FICTION: The Green Road. By Anne Enright. Jonathan Cape, €17.50. Reviewed by Sara Keating.

Children’s Books: summer reading for kids

Children’s Books: summer reading for kids

All the world’s a page: a guide to the best and brightest holiday reading for children this summer.

The best laid plans of a frustrated woman

The best laid plans of a frustrated woman

MEMOIR: The Wild Oats Project. By Robin Rinaldi. Hodder & Stoughton, €20. Reviewed by Nadine O’Regan.

A city torn between war and peace

A city torn between war and peace

Non-fiction: A City in Civil War: Dublin 1921-1924. By Padraig Yeates. Gill & Macmillan, €27.99. Reviewed by Andrew Lynch.

Twelve snapshots of a changing Ireland

Twelve snapshots of a changing Ireland

Fiction: Young Irelanders. Edited by Dave Lordan. New Island, €13.99. Reviewed by Audra O’Brien.

Paperback writers

Paperback writers

The Paying Guests: By Sarah Waters. Virago, €11

Apocalyptic fable holds your interest

Apocalyptic fable holds your interest

Fiction: Find Me. By Laura van den Berg. Ebury, €17.50. Reviewed by Sarah Gilmartin.

Blindingly inventive novel that runs out of steam

Blindingly inventive novel that runs out of steam

fiction: Book of Numbers. By Joshua Cohen. Harvill Secker, €25.25. Reviewed by Kevin Power.

Empires dicing with destruction

Empires dicing with destruction

Non-FICTION: Towards the Flame: Empire, War and the End of Tsarist Russia. By Dominic Lieven . Allen Lane, €34. Reviewed by Dermot Bolger

Worth reading...if you can stomach the prose

Worth reading...if you can stomach the prose

NON-fiction: Why information Grows. By Cesar Hidalgo. Allen Lane, €26.60. Reviewed by David Clerkin

An ambitious but baffling take on the Turing tale

An ambitious but baffling take on the Turing tale

fiction: Fall of Man in Wilmslow. By David Lagercrantz. Translated by George Goulding. MacLehose, €19. Reviewed by Kevin Power

Secrecy and suburban lives

Secrecy and suburban lives

FICTION: The Lives of Women. By Christine Dwyer Hickey. Atlantic Books, €17.50. Reviewed by Sara Keating

Paperback of the week

Paperback of the week

Whiskey Tango Foxtrot. By David Shafer. Penguin, €13