Search Results for 'American literature'

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Sports books to get you through the time inside the house

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With so many people spending more time inside over the past few weeks and for weeks to come, now is a great time to get some reading done and there are a number of great sports books out there - many of them with a Mayo twist - that you can get your teeth stuck into - as well as some others from around the world of sport worth getting stuck into.

Welcome to the Stranger takes to the stage in Westport

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Ballina Dramatic Society in association with Keepsake Theatre present Welcome to the Stranger for one night only, tonight, Friday, April 19, at 8pm in the Town Hall Theatre in Westport.

A novel place to write a book

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What better place to write a novel than in a library? Writer and yoga teacher, David Whelan, from Westport, wrote most of his latest novel The Crowded Earth in Westport Library.

The Deans at Róisín Dubh

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Imagine Jack Kerouac and George Orwell incubated a test tube baby in muddy water and on its first birthday was adopted by Joe Strummer, who raised it on a steady diet of rock and roll and Dylan.

Creative writing classes at Galway Arts Centre

POET AND short story writer Susan Millar DuMars will host a series of creative writing classes, for those interested in either poetry or fiction, starting in the New Year in the Galway Arts Centre.

Letter from Ted Hughes to Assia’s sister, Celia Chaikin, April 14 1969

Week III

New play-reading group devoted to women playwrights

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GALWAY SCRIPTS & Scribes is a new play-reading group which, starting next Monday evening at the Commercial Boat Club in Woodquay, will host weekly sessions exploring works by women playwrights.

'Nobody understands desperation as well as David Mamet'

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WASHINGTON DC'S Keegan Theatre returns to Galway for the first time in two years, when it stages David Mamet’s darkly comic and shattering classic American Buffalo at the Town Hall Theatre.

Richard Ford's happy book

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ONE OF the main reasons readers are reverting to reading physical books as opposed to the Kindle is that, despite all its conveniences, the Kindle cannot provide the full book experience.

The Odd Couple...of women

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NEIL SIMON'S much loved flat-share comedy of clashing personalities, The Odd Couple, has rarely been off the world's stages premiering on Broadway in 1965, but its 1985 female version is less well known.

 

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