Autumn 2001

John Banville  Shroud

An extract from the novel

Angela Bourke  Adventures with old things

Disposing of a fridge, and discovering a museum, in west Kerry [essay]

Ciaran Carson  This is what libraries are for

The history of paper and the future of print [essay]

Andrew Fitzsimons  Poems after Kenkō’s ‘Essays in Idleness’

Tales of a wandering hero [fiction]

Dorothy Molloy  Four poems

‘Still Life with Balcony’, ‘It Happened in Parque Güell’, ‘Lady of Sorrows’, ‘Pascual the Shepherd’

George O’Brien  One thing we could do

The theory and practice of exile [essay]

Caitríona O’Reilly  Exploded diagrams

The prose-works of Ciaran Carson [review-essay]

Sean O’Reilly  Love and Sleep

An extract from the novel

Tom Paulin  Poem

‘Bracken at Sedbergh’

Robin Robertson  Five poems

‘Curve’, ‘Calcutta, Co. Armagh’, ‘Dream of the Huntress’, ‘The Wood of the Suicides’, ‘The Larches of Zernikow’

Denis Sampson  A biography not written

On not writing the life of Conor Cruise O’Brien [essay]

Judy Kravis  The music of what happens

Tales of a wandering hero [fiction]

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