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Discovering love in a matriarchal dystopia

Discovering love in a matriarchal dystopia

FICTION: About Sisterland. By Martina Devlin. Ward River Press, €17.25.

When private alienation meets global terrorism

When private alienation meets global terrorism

Non-fiction; The Tsarnaev Brothers: The Road to a Modern; Tragedy; By Masha Gessen; Scribe, €19.95

Coming of age story of a girl left behind in the dark

Coming of age story of a girl left behind in the dark

Fiction: A Complicated Kindness

Solving school stress and strife

Solving school stress and strife

In a social media-fixated world, the pressures of being young are greater than ever – but a new book by two Tipperary teachers aims to make it easier for teenage girls to navigate the thicket of troubles at school

Compelling account of little-known aspect of the Great War

Compelling account of little-known aspect of the Great War

History: The Great Explosion: Gunpowder, the Great War, and a Disaster on the Kent Marshes

Artistic Licence

Artistic Licence

Death of a book club

Novel about musical genius hits a bum note

Novel about musical genius hits a bum note

Fiction: Us Conductors

A sparky scrutiny of doing ‘it’ by the numbers

A sparky scrutiny of doing ‘it’ by the numbers

Non-fiction: Sex by Numbers: What Statistics can tell us about Sexual Behaviour

Paperback writers

Paperback writers

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