There Will Be Fire (Staff Pick)

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There Will Be Fire: Margaret Thatcher, the IRA, and Two Minutes That Changed History By Rory Carroll Cover Image
ISBN: 9780593419496
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons - April 4th, 2023

In 1984, the IRA almost assassinated Margaret Thatcher. And that's not even the wildest detail in this how-did-I-not-know-about-this historical moment that Carroll brings to life.

- Sarah

Time Present and Time Past

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Time Present, and Time Past By Deirdre Madden Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781609452070
Published: Europa Editions - May 6th, 2014

I loved this book about middle class Irish life just before the economic crash of 2008. Fintan Buckley has a loving family all working through their pasts and present in different ways. His interest in auto chrome photography leads him to hallucinatory experiences blending time and emotion. The writing is lyrical, smooth and economical and the characters are so well-drawn that I feel like I could turn around and see them on the street. I need to read more of Deirdre Madden’s books!


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