Bangers and Mash is no ordinary life story – it’s a tourist’s guide to cancer treatment in pictures. “Being treated for cancer is like being in a foreign country” is how author Keith Hern puts it, “and what you really need is a guidebook.” [Read more…] about Bangers and Mash
Booklist, Starred Review, February, 2012 “Recommend this superb novel to fans of crime thrillers and police procedurals…” Ash Levine, the top detective in the LAPD’s elite Felony Special Squad, is called out to solve the murder of two young black men found shot to death in a Venice alley. [Read more…] about Midnight Alley by Miles Corwin
Mysterious Email Messages And A Pair Of Platform Shoes…?
Sherbet dib-dabs, The Sweeney, bubble lamps and watching Top of the Pops every Thursday evening… Fond memories of the 1970s and a hankering for a simpler, less complicated world were the inspiration for this contemporary short story. Platform Shoes by Marie Savakis will transport the reader on an intriguing and unique journey, through an amusing and compelling look back into life in 1970s Britain. [Read more…] about Platform Shoes
On 1 October Prestel publishes The Impossible Museum: The Best Art You’ll Never See by Celine Delavaux. [Read more…] about The Impossible Museum
Clarus Press has launched the first publication in Ireland to deal specifically with the range of legal issues that arises between neighbours. The newly published law book entitled “Neighbours and the Law” provides an up-to-date analysis of neighbourhood law guiding the reader through the many intricacies and pitfalls. [Read more…] about Clarus Press Publishes Neighbours and the Law
New Zealand’s diverse literary tradition owes as much to its rich Māori and Polynesian heritage as it does to its pioneering history.
Before the printed word, story-telling and oratory captured the stories of Aotearoa New Zealand. The first book was published in New Zealand in 1830. [Read more…] about New Zealand writers – a short introduction
The great great great grand-daughter of Charles Dickens, author Lucinda Dickens Hawksley, is to give a talk about the man behind the classic novels at His Majesty’s Theatre in Aberdeen this November. [Read more…] about Catch Up With Dickens
With the death of Ray Bradbury (August 22, 1920 – June 5, 2012) , it would be great to share a letter he sent to the Fayetteville Public Library in 2006. [Read more…] about Ray Bradbury remembered
A new book entitled Intellectual Property: From Creation to Commercialisation has been launched at NovaUCD, the Innovation and Technology Transfer Centre, by author Dr John P. Mc Manus. [Read more…] about Intellectual Property Book
Lovers of Irish history will be in for a treat as 2012 sees the unveiling of a new Irish history book imprint from Irish Academic Press.
Named Merrion, and using a Dublin doorway as its logo, the new imprint seeks to produce exciting and powerful popular history in paperback at an accessible price. The books will be illustrated and driven by high quality writing and research. The first two titles will be released in May, followed by three more in the autumn of 2012. [Read more…] about Irish Academic Press Launches New History Imprint