Autumn 2005

Peter Hart  How did he get it? How did he use it?

Why we need another Michael Collins biography [essay]

Belinda McKeon  On Irish citizenship

As Ireland becomes a country of immigration, what is the difference between citizens and non-citizens? [report]

George O’Brien  The strangeness of Elizabeth Bowen

Two new books try to take the measure of a great writer from a hidden Ireland [review-essay]

Philip Ó Ceallaigh  The retreat from Moscow

A man wakes up in a cold, strange room [fiction]

Glenn Patterson  The Third Party

Breakfast in Hiroshima [fiction]

Justin Quinn  Land clearance

Landscape and memory in the Sudetenlands [essay]

Lisa Steppe  Monkey Island

A girl, a man, a river, a voice [fiction]

George Szirtes  Foreign laughter

On translating the Hungarians: Krasznahorkai and Márai [essay]