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.

Eoin O’Brien

A Surrealist’s Journey

The life and myriad achievements of scientist and artist Desmond Morris

Flashes of Gold

Memories of bohemian Dublin, the Grand Canal and ‘Baggotonia’

Can history save us?

The need for global preparedness before the next pandemic arrives

Prose with Skirts

The painter and sculptor Brian O’Doherty’s most recent novel, based on the life of an actually existing eighteenth century French diplomat, stands with the very greatest historical fiction. It is also a profound meditation on the nature of fetishism and transgender sexuality.