This week's interview
Murray Pittock recommends the best books on Irish Unionism
As is the norm in many countries with proportional representation, the United Kingdom's government now finds itself depending on a small political party to stay in power. Who are the Irish unionists? What is the ideology that guides them? Historian and pro-vice principal of Glasgow University, Murray Pittock, recommends the best books to read to better understand Irish unionism.
Book of the day
by John Burnside
“Burnside is a fantastic writer, and a great poet as well, and you can see the poetic influence in the writing. It is very, very spooky.”