By Keith Rice 10 min read
The best place to begin trying to understand Ireland’s history is through its literature. Take these twenty-first-century novels for example.
By Patrick Sauer 5 min read
Our contributing writer Patrick Sauer turns forty-three today. That has him thinking about all the memoirs he has yet to write and their real-world alternatives.
By Dani Shapiro 4 min read
Dani Shapiro, novelist and memoirist, shares her position on her still private life just as her latest book Still Writing: The Pleasures and Perils of a Creative Life comes to stores -- and just as Signature's Lessons Learned month wraps up.
By Cara Cannella 4 min read
Editor's note: This post is the second in a series about books by nonfiction writer and teacher William Zinsser. In a previous post, we covered On Writing Well, and in upcoming posts, we'll cover Writing Places: The Life Journey of a Writer and Teacher and Writing About Your Life: A Journey into the Past.
By Sarah Cahill 4 min read
From "Angela's Ashes" to "The Commitments" and back, here are some of our favorite book-based Irish films in celebration of St. Patrick's Day.