100 years ago, Constance Markievicz received a letter confirming her return as MP for Dublin St Patrick’s. Ireland’s first elected female politician was in prison at the time, and the letter was addressed: “Dear Sir”.investigates her colourful life
Fri, 28 Dec, 2018
WITH an excerpt in the New York Times, a place in Oprah Winfrey’s Book Club and with it now being named Amazon’s book of 2016, Colson Whitehead’s latest novel The Underground Railroad arrives with a silo of hype and a bar set particularly high. Thankfully, the New York writer more than manages to meet these high expectations with a powerful, relentless novel that is tightly wrapped around a gripping story.
Sat, 31 Dec, 2016
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It is not often you see grown men cry, particularly the sort of shaven-headed burly blokes with tattooed knuckles that tend to follow West Ham, but there are plenty of tears being shed as the Hammers leave Upton Park after 112 years.
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Thu, 30 Apr, 2015
An award-winning journalist in Alaska, Eowyn enjoyed her varied job, but being a reporter was never her passion. So she left, and worked in an independent bookshop; and it was there that she gained the energy and creative spirit to experiment with fiction. She spent five years working on a novel.
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