LONG READ – In post-crash Ireland, capitalism's grip on the society hardened and the focus of the New Irish Literature shifted. New networks of solidarity emerged.
LONG READ – Irish Literature has quickly become a globally celebrated phenomenon. It is loud, it is different, it is direct – and with voices like Sally Rooney, Anna Burns and Sinéad Gleeson it is almost exclusively female. How could this happen on the traditionally arch-conservative island?
INTERVIEW – Behrouz Boochani has written his latest book through text messages from a detention camp in the south pacific – and was awarded Australia’s richest literary accolade for it. In an interview over phone he condemns the country's immigration policy. And talks about the power of writing.