The Dalkey Literary Awards shortlist, up for prizes worth €30,000

In this difficult time for authors, awards shortlists are more important than ever for raising awareness of their work. Here are the books to read this summer

Dark reads for nights in

These gripping novels are the perfect intense reads to capture your attention Looking back now, the new novels of 2020 all had a sinister and dark tone to them — a prelude to the intense and scary times we are living in. If you…

What to read now: Billy O'Callaghan's The Boatman and Other Stories

Allow this collection of short stories to sweep you away, with emotional journeys that test the limits of the human heart From the Costa-shortlisted author of My Coney Island Baby, The Boatman and Other Stories is a series of gut-wrenching…