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Articles By Tom Deignan
A Naturalist's Evolution
February 07, 2013
The most crucial swing vote in the 2012 election may have been cast by the late Rachel Carson.
Reading the Irish
March 19, 2012
Whatever else they did, the Irish forced "America to be America."
November 14, 2011
Why is Irelands Edna OBrien never discussed as possible Nobel Prize winner?
Dubliners of a Certain Age
October 24, 2011
Roddy Doyle's new stories about aging are not excessively grim or whiny.
A Doomed Love
March 28, 2011
John Millington Synge is a troubled lover in Joseph O'Connor's 'Ghost Light'
Henry's Final Act
June 21, 2010
Roddy Doyle's provocative trilogy raises important questions about the Irish past.
Beyond the Earthly Realm
April 26, 2010
John Banville is a writers writer, whom even admirers admit can be difficult.
Streets of Philadelphia
October 05, 2009
Irish fathers are a disturbingly flawed group.
Back in the Old Country
December 22, 2008
Patrick Taylor's 'An Irish Country Christmas,' reviewed
Hans and the City
October 20, 2008
'Netherland' is not another razzle-dazzle, postmodern novel for 23-year-old M.F.A.s.