ESTHER FREUD

14 Jun 2008 - 14 Jun 2008

€8

Freud's 'deliciously unsettling' Love Falls is a compelling coming-of-age tale from the award-winning author of Hideous Kinky. Reconciled with her estranged father one Tuscan summer, the teenage Lara is irresistibly drawn to a young family rife with conspiracies and secret…

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SMALL WONDERS - THE ART OF THE SHORT STORY

14 Jun 2008 - 14 Jun 2008

€10

At its best, the short story form is an elegant and precise distillation of the human experience. This exclusive double-header sees two of its most celebrated exponents come together in one unmissable event. For Tobias Wolff - one of the…

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INTERNATIONAL IMPAC DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD

13 Jun 2008 - 13 Jun 2008

€8

The IMPAC Dublin Literary Award is the largest and most international prize of its kind. Since its inception in 1996 it has rewarded the likes of Colm Toibin, Orhan Pamuk, Michel Houellebecq, Nicola Barker and Per Petterson for outstanding works…

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EILÉAN NÍ CHUILLEANÁIN AND HARRY CLIFTON

13 Jun 2008 - 13 Jun 2008

€8

Two of Dublin's most respected voices share the stage and their literary heritage in this double-header of contemporary Irish poetry.Eiléan Ni Chuilleanáin's six volumes of poetry are characterised by an enigmatic otherworldliness and economy of language. Her awards include the…

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SEBASTIAN BARRY AND JONATHAN COE

13 Jun 2008 - 13 Jun 2008

€8

How does the novelist refract, through the haze of memory, the secret history of a life long-lived? How does the past hold the present in its thrall? And how do these recollections help shape our understanding of our own lives?…

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HUGO HAMILTON AND JUSTIN CARTWRIGHT

12 Jun 2008 - 12 Jun 2008

€8

Do human beings create and shape their own destinies and identities? Or do events in extremis define our outcomes? Set against an epoch-defining moment, two gripping new novels probe the ambiguities of human action.Boris Opp is a young Berliner, born…

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