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Non-fiction: Undoing Time: The Life and Work of Samuel Beckett. Jennifer Birkett. Irish Academic Press, €33.25.
Non-fiction: Selfish, Shallow and Self-Absorbed: Sixteen Writers on the Decision Not to Have Kids. Edited by Meghan Daum. Picador, €23.90.
Cinema: Ant-Man. Directed by Peyton Reed. Nationwide, cert 12A. Rating: ***. The Salt of the Earth. Directed by Wim Wenders and Juliano Rubeiro Salgado. Selected, cert 12A. Rating: ****. The Gallows (nationwide, cert 15A). Unseasonal found-footage ab
fiction: The Festival of Insignificance. By Milan Kundera. Faber & Faber, €20.
Non-fiction: On The Move: A Life. By Oliver Sacks.Picador, €29.20.