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Hibernia: The Queen of Suspense Goes Digital

Mary Higgins Clark, the #1 bestselling suspense writer in the U.S., recently signed a record-breaking contract with Simon & Schuster, making her the highest-paid female author in the world. Simon & Schuster also released all of her titles as electronic books as part of their celebration of Higgins Clark’s 25th anniversary with the publishing house.Read more..

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Mike’s Back in Town

Bronx boy, bard, and beef baron J.P. Donleavy converses with John Froude. ℘℘℘ James Patrick Donleavy, known to his friends as Mike, is standing in the lobby of the New York Athletic Club. He observes. He notes with approval the liveried attendant silently holding up a placard before a new barbarian. On which is writtenRead more..

Bookshelf

A sampling of the latest Irish books on offer, reviewed by Tom Deignan. ℘℘℘ Non-Fiction One summer day in 1948, a shy kid in short pants named John Connolly wandered into a corner drug store with a couple of pals. The boys were looking to check out the candy at the store on the outskirtsRead more..