The New York Times

Bring Up the Bodies

THE BITTER CONFLICTS IN NORTHERN IRELAND — KNOWN AS THE TROUBLES — ARE TOLD THROUGH THE MURDER OF A BELFAST MOTHER OF 10.

“Say Nothing: A True Story of Murder and Memory in Northern Ireland”

By Patrick Radden Keefe

448 pages. Doubleday. $28.95.

Some months ago, I was in Belfast on a Friday evening, wandering, killing the time for a few hours. I was passing a secondhand record store and noticed that its door was open. So I went up the stairs, and in. There were no customers flicking through the records, just a man and a woman, both in their early 40s, I thought, sitting on a step, surrounded by empty beer bottles. The man had a joint in his mouth. They

This article originally appeared in .

Anda sedang membaca pratinjau, daftarlah untuk membaca selengkapnya.

Lainnya dari The New York Times

The New York Times4 mnt membaca
Going Barefoot Isn't So Bad
Shoes protect our feet, but they also alter our strides and could increase the wear on our leg joints. Wearing shoes when we walk changes how our feet interact with the ground below us, according to a novel new study in the journal Nature of shod and
The New York Times7 mnt membaca
Audre Lorde's Berlin
Online job boards and gig-economy apps have made it easier than ever to find temporary and short-term work in places you want to go.
The New York Times4 mnt membacaPsychology
Why Has Language Changed So Much So Fast? 'Because Internet'
Toward the end of “Because Internet: Understanding the New Rules of Language,” linguist Gretchen McCulloch acknowledges a paradox at the heart of her book. On the one hand, books about usage tend to enshrine language in a set of rules, and woe to any