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A suspenseful doorstopper reaches deep into the mind

A suspenseful doorstopper reaches deep into the mind

An attempt to somehow make sense of a son’s suicide

An attempt to somehow make sense of a son’s suicide

Powerful polemic on how modern medicine became a painful case

Powerful polemic on how modern medicine became a painful case

A glimpse into the maw of the Silicon Valley machine

A glimpse into the maw of the Silicon Valley machine

Lab Rats is a warning against rampant greed, and a study of how the tech industry’s increasingly brutal practices are taking a toll on its workforce

A singular take on how to be happy alone

A singular take on how to be happy alone

Mixing memoir and psychology with a dash of self-help, Catherine Gray's new book positions itself as a manifesto for recalibrating how we think about singlehood

Beautifully crafted and deliciously catty tales

Beautifully crafted and deliciously catty tales

Kristen Roupenian has that rarest of skills as a short story writer - she delivers stories that hook you from the first paragraph, grabbing like a burr caught on a wool jumper

Raise a glass to a heartfelt and impressive debut novel

Raise a glass to a heartfelt and impressive debut novel

Anne Griffin's When All Is Said is an emotive novel about loves that are no less true for having never been expressed, and 84-year-old Maurice Hannigan is a complicated and realistic character, shaped by his past

Meditation on healing properties of a ramble in the natural world

Meditation on healing properties of a ramble in the natural world

Memoir charting climb out of poverty avoids usual self-help tropes

Memoir charting climb out of poverty avoids usual self-help tropes

McFarlane’s light touch reveals an engaging and incisive wit

McFarlane’s light touch reveals an engaging and incisive wit

Nothing is what it seems in tricky 9/11 conspiracy story

Nothing is what it seems in tricky 9/11 conspiracy story

Coming a long way

Coming a long way

Writer Billy O’Callaghan is making waves on the international literary scene with a novel set in New York. He also has new works in the pipeline. Just don’t ask him if he has any plans to leave his beloved Cork

Another side of Wilde explored in a clear and comprehensive biography

Another side of Wilde explored in a clear and comprehensive biography

Matthew Sturgis draws on a wealth of new material discovered over the last 30 years, including around 60 Wilde letters, an early notebook kept by him and the full transcript of his disastrous libel action against the repulsive Marquess of Queensberry

Lively debut captures teenage kicks during the Troubles

Lively debut captures teenage kicks during the Troubles

The story is a decent one, bubbling with the aura of authenticity, but the characterisation lets Quigley’s novel down somewhat

Poetry: Bookshop

Poetry: Bookshop