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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.


Birthday Reflection: Memoirs I Woulda, Coulda, Shoulda Wrote (and the Books That Actually Are)

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.


Dani Shapiro on Personal Privacy and Memoir

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.


The Beauty of Bibliography in William Zinsser’s Inventing the Truth

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.


A Screen Full o’ Shamrocks – Our Favorite Irish Films

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.