Taming the Past
The terms ‘victim’ and ‘perpetrator’ are not mutually exclusive, in the present or in the past.
Voices from the Chorus
Given the historical amnesia that prevails, Katrina Goldstone’s account of the activity of Irish left-wing writers in the Thirties is something of a revelation.
Eurosceptics have been predicting the collapse of the EU for twenty years now, sure that the citizens would realise it was all an impossible dream
Webs and Networks
In popular imagination, the Arts and Crafts movement is indelibly linked to well-known figures like William Morris, John Ruskin and Edward Burne-Jones.
No Myth No Nation
A state will be at a loss if it doesn’t know where it came from.
The Sly Masquerade
For quality of output, for growth and longevity, for the honesty and intensity of his narrative voices and for the relentless quest for forms that would make sense of his and his country’s experience,
Shit Buzz in Belgrade
Kevin Power’s new novel is both riotous rant and thoughtful coming-of-age tale. The punchy lyricism enables sympathy as well as laughter