Irish Lit: The English Jesuit in Dublin


The next time I am in Dublin, I will go to Glasnevin Cemetery, to the Jesuit plot, and leave a small oval-shaped blue-hued stone at the foot of the cross where Gerard Manley Hopkins’ name is engraved. The great nineteenth-century poet is

Off the Shelf: Profit Song

By Paul Lynch A Oneworld Book ISBN-978-0-86154-686-2 309 Pages Review by Terry Kenneally Prophet Song, this year’s Booker Prize winner, is a harrowing and dystopian novel that visibly renders a […]

Off the Shelf: Kala

Kala cover

As the story begins, the six, three boys and three girls, are perched on their bikes preparing to hurtle down a steep hill and through a narrow gap at the bottom where the path meets the main road. The idea