Category Archives: Biography

O’Callaghan, Sean: “James Connolly: My Search For The Man, The Myth And His Legacy”

As much an autobiography of O’Callaghan as it is a biography of Connolly, O’Callaghan discusses Connolly’s influence on his political development, which in part lead to O’Callaghan joining a Provisional IRA he loosely describes as Nationalist, anti-communist and Catholic. All … Continue reading

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Ferriter, Diarmaid: “Judging Dev”.

From the early 1990s, de Valera’s reputation began to take such a relentless battering that it seemed as if a complete downgrading of his status in Irish history had taken place. This process began with Tim Pat Coogan’s 1993 biography … Continue reading

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Schroeder, Alice: “Warren Buffett And The Business Of Life”.

“The Snowball” is an enjoyable peregrination through the life and times of Warren Buffett, the man whom Schroeder dubbed the “all American, Pepsi quaffing, investing fundamentalist, one who plied his trade in glorious solitude, far from the Lucifer’s of Wall … Continue reading

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