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Capitalism and all its contradictions

Capitalism and all its contradictions

Non-fiction: Capitalism: Money, Morals and Markets. By John Plender. Biteback, €26.60.

Collection proves a bittersweet read

Collection proves a bittersweet read

Essays and Fiction: The Opposite of Loneliness. By Marina Keegan. Simon and Schuster, €12.

South Africa’s troubled history viewed through a lens

South Africa’s troubled history viewed through a lens

fiction: Up Against the Night. By Justin Cartwright. Bloomsbury, €17.25.

A singular political life ground into bite-sized chunks

A singular political life ground into bite-sized chunks

Memoir: A Full Life: Reflections At Ninety. By Jimmy Carter. Simon & Schuster, €26.60.

Falling back in love with the narcissist

Falling back in love with the narcissist

Non-fiction: The Narcissist Test: How to Spot Outsized Egos .and the Surprising Things We Can Learn From Them. By Dr Craig Malkin. Harper Thorson, €15.

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