“Toomey dives deep into the spaces between debts to self and those to others, and he does so with power, economy and an understated sense of the absurd.” You can read the full article by George O’Brien here.
“A sly, layered story about how a writer constructs a narrative, and how elusive the absolute truth always is.” You can read the full review here.
“A fine debut novel.” You can read the complete review here.
“Something extraordinary — something out of this world.” You can read the full review here.
“Battersby offers us an entertaining ride with an extraordinary narrator who is both eagle-eyed onlooker and the main act.” You can read the full article here.
“In this ingenious minimal novel… peculiar events lead to an unconventional romantic triangle…The writing is clear, precise, and playful, featuring dramatic tone and point-of-view shifts, imagined moments, and movie script–style scene descriptions….” Read the full review of We Three at Publisher’s Read on! →
“A subtle, heart-rending Estonian novel about a father in the last few months of his life trying to reconstruct the circumstances of his daughter’s suicide…the father and the narrator of this story, which has been translated from the Estonian in Read on! →
“These are mostly quiet stories about mostly quiet places, offering us slice-of-life glimpses into sharply wrought settings…But Hopkin knows enough not to stay in the same pitch for each story, and some of her strongest writing here comes when she Read on! →
“Short stories dominated by postwar Irish-American families and marked by an entertainingly strange sensibility…McGarry at her best pushes the envelope just past realism in a way that can be comic, creepy, and poignant…” Read the full review online No Read on! →
“…quintessentially Irish and a spectacular riot of a read.” Read the full review online at The Irish Times.