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St. Patrick’s Day audio: Peter Behrens reading from THE LAW OF DREAMS March 15 2013

In honour of St. Patrick’s Day, today we would like to share with you an audio recording of Peter Behrens reading from his Governor General’s Award-winning novel The Law of Dreams. This moving book follows Fergus O’Brien from Ireland to Liverpool and Wales during the Great Potato Famine of 1847, and then beyond — to … Read More

Great Irish books for the greatest Irish holiday — St. Paddy’s Day! March 17 2010

Are you looking for a great read this St. Patrick’s Day? Celebrate the land of Guinness and the potato with two fantastic Irish-themed books. And really, what could go better with a plate of corned beef and hash than a good book? Ireland’s Eye MARK ANTHONY JARMAN On August 22, 1922, near Macroom, County Cork, … Read More