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Setting Foot on the Shores of Connemara and other Writings by Tim Robinson
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The Memory Chalet by Tony Judt
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Ill Fares the Land by Tony Judt
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Occupy by Noam Chomsky
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Dark Lies the Island by Kevin Barry
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Fire Season by Philip Connors
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Into the Silence by Wade Davis
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The Sense of an Ending by Julian Barnes
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Excellent novel with absolutely no fat whatsoever. I loved how clean, neat and sharp this book was. Barnes seemed to pack so much into such a short book. The character of tony was brilliantly drawn and reminded me of a lot, of people I know. His life ...more
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The Sisters Brothers by Patrick deWitt
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One of the best novels I've read for quite a while. If you love Cormac McCarthy's Border trilogy and other westerns such as True Grit, then this is the book for you. De Witt's prose is what really sets the book apart though. It's beautifully written ...more
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Boomerang by Michael Lewis
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Excellent read and always good to get an insight into the strangeness and dysfunction of one's own country from an outsider. Lewis, basically, looks at the three 'basketcase'countries of Iceland, Greece and dear old Erin and ends up as bedfuddled as ...more
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