Reviews



Weekend Books — The Supreme Court

Ruadhán Mac Cormaic’s book reads with such ease that you tend to forget that you’re reading an ...

Published 23 December 2016

Weekend Books — Irish Politics in Postcards

Declan Martin’s Irish Politics in Postcards is both a fantastic read, and an invaluable resource f ...

Published 2 December 2016

Weekend Books – Forty Autumns: A Family's Story of Courage and Survival on Both Sides of the Berlin Wall

“I was five years old when I learned that my grandmother lived behind a curtain.” The line that ...

Published 18 November 2016

Weekend Books — East West Street

Kapil Summan was greatly impressed by East West Street and spoke to the author about current threats ...

Published 11 November 2016

Weekend Books – Churchill and Ireland

Churchill and Ireland Churchill’s close links to Ireland and his involvement in Irish politics ha ...

Published 30 September 2016

Weekend Books – Les Parisiennes: How the Women of Paris Lived, Loved and Died in the 1940s

Our ideas of Paris during the war may well have been shaped from the film Casablanca. "Well, Rick, ...

Published 16 September 2016

Weekend Books – Marshall Hall: A Law unto Himself

Scottish advocate Stephen O'Rourke is impressed with a new biography of the great barrister Marshall ...

Published 2 September 2016

Weekend Books – Trials: On Death Row in Pakistan

Justice (terminally) delayed... In her excellent book Indian Summer, Alex von Tunzelmann recounts t ...

Published 12 August 2016

Weekend Books – Highland Clearances

Scottish lawyer Brian Inkster of Inksters Solicitors enjoys a fascinating account of the Highland Cl ...

Published 22 July 2016

Weekend Books – David Hume

Professor Hector MacQueen of the University of Edinburgh writes for our sister publication, Scottis ...

Published 22 July 2016

Confessions of a Barrister

The gavel, a device never used in the English courts, features on the cover of Confessions of a Bar ...

Published 15 July 2016

The Last Communard

It may surprise some readers that the last Communard of this title is not Jimmy Somerville, the shri ...

Published 15 July 2016

Weekend Books - What Paintings Say, 100 Masterpieces in Detail

  What Paintings Say is a wonderful study of 100 masterpieces, lavishly illustrated and packed ...

Published 8 July 2016

Weekend Books - Broken Vows - Tony Blair - The Tragedy of Power

Tom Bower is a barrister turned investigative journalist, a species that is all but extinct in moder ...

Published 8 July 2016

Weekend Books

GIllian Mawdsley is impressed by Cal Flynn's first novel – inspired by the discovery that one o ...

Published 1 July 2016