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Nick Laird's Modern Gods is a Philosophical Inquiry in Disguise

Nick Laird's deceptively readable Modern Gods, a philosophical inquiry disguised as a domestic novel, questions the beliefs we hold true.


Great Expeditions: The Top 10 Cities for Literary Travelers

Do you have both wanderlust and a love for literature? These ten breathtaking cities have plenty for book lovers to discover around the world.


The Best Contemporary Novels with Which to Understand Ireland

The best place to begin trying to understand Ireland’s history is through its literature. Take these twenty-first-century novels for example.


Still Writing at 90: The Joy of Writing and Reading One’s Whole Life

John Freely was born in Brooklyn in 1926 and is the author of more than sixty books, including his latest memoir The House of Memory.


“Maeve in America”: Heartfelt Tales on the Bumpy Road to Immigration

Maeve Higgins, host of the 'Maeve in America' podcast, talks about how important it is to share stories of American immigration to counter nativism.


The Boundless Love of Jane Wilde, Oscar Wilde’s Mother

Oscar Wilde revered his mother and father, but his resemblance to his mother goes to the core of what made both of them remarkable, and prone to calamity.