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Ready Player One novel falls flat

April 4, 2018

You could debate for days about book to movie adaptations. Ernest Cline’s ‘Ready Player One’ leaps from pages to the silver screen in Ireland on March 30th, a release that is highly anticipated due to

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The dramatic poetry of award-winning Leonita Flynn

April 4, 2018

Last month, poet Leonita Flynn won the Irish Times Poetry Now award for her collection ‘The Radio’. Previous winners such as Seamus Heaney, Derek Mahon, Sinéad Morrissey and Caitríona O’Reilly show that she is up

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Oh My God What a Complete Aisling

February 21, 2018

  “Loads of the girls in work are like her. Real sensible types, all from down the country. One of them wears her county jersey every casual Friday and then throws on a pair of

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Love in Row 27 leaves you flying high

February 14, 2018

Contemporary romance novels are normally littered with predictability, cringe-worthy chance meetings and, of course, love and attraction at first sight. However, for Eithne Shortall’s debut novel, this could not be further from the truth. While

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Books that portray the reality of mental illness

February 7, 2018

The theme of mental illness is no stranger to the literary world. However, in an age where mental illness is often romanticised, it can be hard to find stories that show its complexity and reality.

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The 10 Most Timeless Reads

November 15, 2017

A leading art critic of the Victorian era once said, “All books are divisible into two classes, the books of the hour, and the books of all time.” This quote is still true today. Here are

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Review: Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

October 25, 2017

The sixth book from critically-acclaimed author John Green Turtles All The Way Down follows sixteen year old Aza Holmes as she and her best friend pursue the mystery of a disappearing billionaire. Or at least,

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Kazuo Ishiguro wins 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature

October 25, 2017

Kazuo Ishiguro is a British novelist and screen-writer who originates from Japan. On October 5th, he was announced as the recipient of the 2017 Nobel Prize in Literature. Kazuo is a superb writer “who, in

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Milk and Honey by Rupi Kaur

September 27, 2017

Milk and Honey is a stunning poetry book written by Rupi Kaur, a Canadian writer of Indian descent. In the beginning, she posted her work on Instagram along with simple drawings which are a key

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Editorial: Ending Things on a Positive Note

April 8, 2015

Kurt Vonnegut’s A Man Without a Country is a memoir comprised of the author’s greatest one-liners, the most memorable of which has a simple message: “The arts are not a way to make a living.

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Sharp darts

February 17, 2015

The Suss’s editorial team round up the latest news in entertainment.

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The Best Literary Couples

March 6, 2013

“It is a truth universally acknowledged, that a single man in possession of a good fortune, must be in want of a wife.” As all of you who studied it for the Leaving Cert know,

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Review: The Charm Bracelet

January 25, 2013

Take all the chick lit novels you’ve ever read. Now add in a Christmas in New York setting and some mystery and you have the recipe for Melissa Hill’s latest offering, The Charm Bracelet. Holly