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.

John McAuliffe

Urban Shock

A moving meditation on a working class past from a London-Irish historian

Boss Cupid

The warm, human despatches of a gay poet from Reagan’s America

Brave Answers

A new collection casts further light on the clergyman-poet RS Thomas and his two great subjects, God and Wales