Advertisement

Conor Cruise O'Brien

Conor Cruise O’Brien (1917–2009) was an Irish historian and politician. He was elected to the Irish parliament in 1969 and served as a Minister from 1973 until 1977. His works include States of Ireland, The Great Melody and Memoir: My Life and Themes.

Buried Lives

The Oxford History of the British Empire, Volume I: The Origins of Empire: British Overseas Enterprise to the Close of the Seventeenth Century

by William Roger Louis editor-in-chief, edited by Nicholas Canny

The Oxford History of the British Empire, Volume II: The Eighteenth Century

by William Roger Louis editor-in-chief, edited by P.J. Marshall

December 16, 1999 issue

Nobs and Snobs

Evelyn Waugh: The Early Years, 1903–1939

by Martin Stannard

February 4, 1988 issue

Trop de Zèle

The Bloody Crossroads: Where Literature and Politics Meet

by Norman Podhoretz

October 9, 1986 issue

Subscribe and save 50%!

Read the latest issue as soon as it’s available and browse the rich archive. With this offer you will have immediate subscriber-only access to over 1,200 issues and over 20,000 articles published since 1963!

Subscribe now

Save $50 on an inspired pairing!

Get both The New York Review AND The Paris Review at one low price.

Already a subscriber? Sign in