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Seamus Sweeney (25 posts)

October 19, 2007 Laptop Warriors - Seamus Sweeney on the rise of the "hacker" novel: The Stealing The Network series
August 31, 2006 "Anyone with an involvement with medicine - and that means anyone with a body and a brain - should read this brilliant, bracing and erudite book" - Seamus Sweeney on Bad Medicine: Doctors Doing Harm Since Hippocrates - David Wootton
July 05, 2006 Seamus Sweeney finds a non-smug insider's account of Hollywood: Set Up, Joke, Set Up, Joke - Rob Long
June 15, 2006 Seamus Sweeney considers football writing as travelogue: Behind the Curtain - Travels in Eastern European Football - Jonathan Wilson
June 02, 2006 Heady energy and unintentional humour in telling the story of the New York Cosmos: Once in a Lifetime - Paul Crowder & John Dower
April 12, 2006 Transporting Euripides' The Bacchae to contemporary Baghdad doesn't work, argues Seamus Sweeney: The Bacchae of Baghdad at The Abbey Theatre, Dublin
April 03, 2006 One Nation unified under a Book Club - Seamus Sweeney considers the "One Book" project in the United States and what it says about American literary tastes
February 22, 2006 Give us a real adaptation of Tristram Shandy rather than another film about film-making: A Cock and Bull Story - Michael Winterbottom
January 16, 2006 The Call of the Weird: Travels in American Subcultures - Louis Theroux
December 06, 2005 Dumbing Down or Dumbing Up?Everything Bad Is Good For You: How Popular Culture is Making Us Smarter - Steven Johnson
October 27, 2005 William Gerhardie, the "rediscovered" author, and the "cult" novel
October 24, 2005 A History of Violence - David Cronenberg
September 29, 2005 Goal! - Danny Cannon
September 08, 2005 The Lonely Planet Guide to Experimental Travel - Rachel Antony & Joel Henry
July 14, 2005 Long Live Latin: A Latin Miscellany - John M. Gray
April 28, 2005 Flashman on the March - George MacDonald Fraser
April 28, 2005 Der Untergang (Downfall) - Oliver Hirschbiegel
March 29, 2005 The Irish Smoking Ban - One Year On
March 23, 2005 House of Flying Daggers - Zhang Yimou
March 17, 2005 A New Genre: The Record Store Book
March 14, 2005 Amused to Death Already?: Neil Postman's Amusing Ourselves to Death 20 years on
February 22, 2005 Revenge of the Nerds: The Rise and Fall of the Blockbuster
January 05, 2005 Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Laboured Modernisation
December 17, 2004 Amateur Ethic as Sales Pitch: can the GAA survive?
December 09, 2004 Horatio Alger must not die: The Bicentenary of Michael Faraday's Apprenticeship and the Idea of an Exemplary Life

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