If you are interested in reviewing a book for the journal you should contact the Marketing & Reviews Editor, Tim Groenland. If you would like to submit a book for review, hard copies can be sent for the attention of the Executive Editor at the following address:

Irish Journal of American Studies
c/o David Coughlan, Executive Editor
School of Culture and Communication
ER3-019 Engineering Research Building
University of Limerick
Limerick, Ireland


The following books are currently available for review:

Coleman, Philip, and Steve Gronert Ellerhoff, editors. George Saunders: Critical Essays. Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. American Literature Readings in the 21st Century. https://www.palgrave.com/gp/book/9783319499314

Daly, Jennifer, ed. Richard Yates and the Flawed American Dream: Critical Essays. McFarland, 2017.

Eller, Jack David. Inventing American Tradition: From the Mayflower to Cinco de Mayo. Reaktion, 2018.

Evans, Robert C. The Critical Reception of Flannery O’Connor, 1952-2017: “Searchers and Discoverers”. Camden House, 2018. Studies in American Literature and Culture: Literary Criticism in Perspective.

Frederic, Harold. The Martyrdom of Maev & Other Irish Stories. Ed. Jack Morgan. The Catholic University of America Press, 2015.

Hering, David. David Foster Wallace: Fiction and Form. Bloomsbury, 2016.

Kachun, Mitch. First Martyr of Liberty: Crispus Attucks in American Memory. Oxford UP, 2017.

Keck, Michaela. Deliberately Out of Bounds: Women’s Work on Classical Myth in Nineteenth-Century American Fiction. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 282. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6706-0/

Mazzeno, Laurence W., and Sue Norton, editors. European Perspectives on John Updike. Camden House, 2018. European Studies in North American Literature and Culture.

Moore, David L. Leslie Marmon Silko: Ceremony; Almanac of the Dead; Gardens in the Dunes. Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Studies in Contemporary North American Fiction.

Morgan, Jack. Joyce’s City: History, Politics, and Life in Dubliners. U of Missouri P, 2015.

Morgan, Jack. New World Irish: Notes on One Hundred Years of Lives and Letters in American Culture. Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. New Directions in Irish and Irish American Literature.

Mueller, Stefanie, et al., editors. Violence and Open Spaces: The Subversion of Boundaries and the Transformation of the Western Genre. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 277. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6674-2/

Murphy, Bernice M. Key Concepts in Contemporary Popular Fiction. Edinburgh University Press, 2017. https://edinburghuniversitypress.com/book-key-concepts-in-contemporary-popular-fiction.html

Offizier, Frederike, et al., editors. Crossroads in American Studies: Transnational and Biocultural Encounters. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2016. American Studies: A Monograph Series 269. http://winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6592-9/Offizier_ea_Eds_Crossroads_FS_Kunow/

Schmid, Franziska. Educating New England: The Pedagogical Experiments of the American Transcendentalists. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2018. American Studies: A Monograph Series 291. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6865-4/

Schmidt, Christian. Postblack Aesthetics: The Freedom to Be Black in Contemporary African American Fiction. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 256. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6380-2/

Thacker, Robert, ed. Alice Munro: Hateship, Friendship, Courtship, Loveship, Marriage; Runaway; Dear Life. Bloomsbury, 2016. Bloomsbury Studies in Contemporary North American Fiction.

Wilker, Frank. Cultural Memories of Origin: Trauma, Memory and Imagery in African American Narratives of the Middle Passage. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2017. American Studies: A Monograph Series 302. http://www.winter-verlag.de/en/detail/978-3-8253-6192-1/