Non-fiction:Reading the World: Confessions of a Literary. Explorer y Ann Morgan Harvill Secker, €21.50 Reviewed by Brendan Daly
Books, Magazine /
fiction: Meet Me In Manhattan. By Claudia Carroll. Avon/Harper Collins, €16.99. Reviewed by Sara Keating.
NON-FICTION: Smoke Gets in Your Eyes & Other Lessons from the Crematorium. By Caitlin Doughty. Canongate, €16.35. Reviewed by Kevin Power
History: A Nation And Not aRabble: The Irish Revolution 1913-1923. By Diarmaid Ferriter. Profile Books, €37.80. Reviewed by Emmanuel Kehoe.
On June 18, our nearest neighbour will be celebrating its victory at the battle of Waterloo, 200 years ago. It was, as the British commander the Duke of Wellington said, “a damned near-run thing”.
We Are Pirates By Daniel Handler Bloomsbury, €15.10
The second instalment of Veronica Roth’s dystopian young-adult blockbuster novels, Insurgent stars Shailene Woodley as Tris, the leader of a small band of rebels trying to depose a tyrannical leader. The action takes place in a post-apocalyptic world
The Italians. By John Hooper. Allen Lane, €25. Reviewed by Jonathan O’Brien.
The Daughterhood The Good, the Bad and the Guilty of Mother-Daughter Relationships. By Natasha Fennell and Róisín Ingle. Simon and Schuster, €17. Reviewed by Sara Keating.