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John William Tuohy lives in Washington DC

The LLR: Sporadic

The LLR: Sporadic: "Sporadic" comes from Medieval Latin "sporadicus," which is itself derived from Greek "sporadēn," meaning ...

The LLR: Rube

The LLR: Rube: The term originated in the 19th century when circuses were rowdy affairs and "Hey Rube" was the rallying cry to call all circus...

A big blog of Irish Literature: Eimear McBride wins £10,000 Goldsmiths prize for l...

A big blog of Irish Literature: Eimear McBride wins £10,000 Goldsmiths prize for l...: Liz Bury McBride said there was "a long time when I thought I would never have this book published, and I felt quite depressed...

A big blog of Irish Literature: Dublin Book Festival kicks off

A big blog of Irish Literature: Dublin Book Festival kicks off: Louise Kelly – 14 November 2013 Literary lovers and ambitious authors welcome the return of Dublin’s largest book festival t...

Charles Dickens: On this day in history in 1859, Charles Dickens pu...

Charles Dickens: On this day in history in 1859, Charles Dickens pu...: On this day in history in 1859, Charles Dickens published the final installment of A Tale of Two Cities. “It is a far, far better thing t...