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In the Woods - Tana French (@tanafrench)

I found Tana French through another book reviewer I follow on Goodreads. While we don’t always have the same opinion on books, she’s always got an intriguing perspective. 1,554 more words


Maeve Binchy - Daniel O'Connell - Henry Ford on this day in Irish History

July 30: TODAY in Irish History:

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Snippets of Irish History by Conor Cunneen IrishmanSpeaks 

Conor is a Chicago based Motivational Humorous Business Speaker, Author and History buff. 484 more words

Today In Irish History

The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan

If it were not for an intern, Donal Ryan’s novel about the heartbreaking consequences of the collapse of Ireland’s economic boom, would never have been published. 547 more words

Man Booker Prize

Sebastian Barry's THE SECRET SCRIPTURE, pp. 28 - 30

Must. Get. Through. This. Novel. At. All. Costs.

Because the next novel on her list is Richard Price’s Lush Life.  But she can’t get to it until she finishes this one.  183 more words


Happy Birthday to My Love, George Bernard Shaw!

George Bernard Shaw was born on 26 July 1856:

“My way of joking is to tell the truth. It’s the funniest joke in the world.”-George Bernard Shaw, … 14 more words


Dublin Writer's Museum.

I am not one for clichéd tourist destinations, always having preferred to browse the shelves of Shakespeare and Co in Paris rather than visit the Eiffel Tower.   1,036 more words


Short Stories for Lunch

The Summer is here and for a change it’s a dry one in Ireland. Time to get outside in the fresh air, find a bench and have a quick read. 105 more words