Belfast - Further reading
Further reading on Belfast
The Crack: A Belfast Year by Sally Belfrage describes the series of visits she made to the city in the 1980s.
The acerbic Paul Theroux went to Belfast in his Kingdom by the Sea, with predictable results.
PJ O'Rourke included Belfast in his list of Holidays in Hell.
Jonathon Bardon's History of Ulster provides a thorough account of the region's history.
For an in-depth look at more recent history try The Troubles: Ireland's Ordeal 1969-1995 by Tim Pat Coogan.
Loyalists by Peter Taylor tells the complex story of loyalism from the 17th century to the aftermath of 1998's Good Friday Agreement.