I am so at home in Dublin, more than any other city, that I feel it has always been familiar to me. It took me years to see through its soft charm to its bitter prickly kernel - which I quite like too.

Issue 141, February 2022

What Spies Do

Sean Bourke and the springing from jail of Russian agent George Blake

The Book in the World

Should ‘Ulysses’ be feted as a great novel, or a great something else?

The City and the Book

The city centred: the importance of the culture of Dublin in ‘Ulysses’