Editions

Reviews

  • "A curious and engaging series of pieces which retain a personal and historical flavour...while he is excellent on Irish history and the immigrant experience"

    Stephanie Merritt, Observer
  • "By turns diverting, evocative and provocative, Booking Passage gets to grips with all the muddle and multiplicity of its author's lifelong concerns. It does so, to our enjoyment, in a spirit of discernment and delight'"

    Patricia Craig, Independent
  • "Heartfelt and artfully expressed"

    Scotland on Sunday
  • "There are some beautiful observations about what it means to embrace a new culture, while holding on to, and romanticising, an old one...[with] lyrical and moving descriptions of Ireland, Irishness and the linguistic consequences of American cultural imperialism"

    Time Out
  • "Profound, funny and immensely moving"

    Sunday Times