BooksTime PiecesA Dublin Memoirby John BanvilleHardcover, 224 pages, Knopf, List Price: $26.95 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured BookTitleTime PiecesSubtitleA Dublin MemoirAuthorJohn Banville Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? AmazoniBooksIndependent BooksellersNPR SummaryPresents a memoir of the author's life near Dublin, a city that inspired his imagination and literary life and served as a backdrop for the dissatisfactions of adult years shaped by Dublin's cultural, political, architectural, and social history. Genres:NonfictionArt & DesignHistory & SocietyBiography & MemoirAlso by John BanvilleThe InfinitiesLong LankinThe SeaMrs. OsmondAncient LightFacebookTwitterFlipboardEmailNPR stories about Time PiecesReviewBook ReviewsMore Than Just Nostalgia, 'Time Pieces' Is A Multilayered Memoir Of DublinFebruary 27, 2018 Irish writer John Banville's new book is a shimmering, frequently elusive book about a city, but also an inquiry into memory, shifting attention, and above all time as it passes and becomes the past.