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#Books

# books - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize Essential Reading

Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.

# books - Saturday 16 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon Ms Readathon

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# books - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books

It’s Roald Dahl Day!

# books - Saturday 9 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls Gender Roles

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

From TheJournal.ie How the Facebook page Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling became a publishing phenomenon Omgwaca

# books - Sunday 27 August, 2017

25 books by women authors to read before 2017 is out

The best books by women authors this year.

From TheJournal.ie From Australia to Ireland and back again: 'I realised I don't know where home is anymore' Monica Mcinerney

From Australia to Ireland and back again: 'I realised I don't know where home is anymore'

The Irish-based Australian bestselling author tells us about how her own experience with emigration informed her new book.

# books - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books Back To School Burden

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

# books - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year Flog-warts

Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year

The books expand on the universe of the Harry Potter series.

# books - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections National Refurb This post contains videos

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

# books - Saturday 1 July, 2017

What Percent Hermione Granger Are You?

You’ve got dirt on your nose by the way. Did you know? Just there.

# books - Monday 26 June, 2017

12 lovely memories you will have if you grew up with Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is 20 years old today. Can you believe it?

# books - Saturday 24 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age Holding Their Own

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.

# books - Saturday 17 June, 2017

Tell us a book you like, and we'll recommend you one to read next

Re-stock that Kindle/teetering book pile.

# books - Thursday 1 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A new JRR Tolkien book has been published (and there's a huge Irish wolfhound on the cover*) Beren And Lúthien

A new JRR Tolkien book has been published (and there's a huge Irish wolfhound on the cover*)

*Well it’s Middle-earth, so it’s not really an Irish wolfhound.

# books - Saturday 20 May, 2017

11 twisty, suspenseful novels to read on your holidays

A few page-turners to eat up on your sun lounger.

# books - Sunday 26 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books Diversity

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# books - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book Echoland

A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book

Echoland, by Joe Joyce, follows novels such as Dubliners, Dracula and Strumpet City to be chosen for the festival.

# books - Friday 17 March, 2017

11 juicy celebrity memoirs that are actually worth a read

Gossip hounds, get in here.

# books - Saturday 4 March, 2017

How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books?

Jolly hockey sticks!

# books - Thursday 2 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read? World Book Day

Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?

We’ll tell you ours…

# books - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy The Book Of Dust

Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy

The original novels have gone on to sell 17.5 million copies around the world.

# books - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Irish author Sebastian Barry scoops major Book of the Year prize Page Turner

Irish author Sebastian Barry scoops major Book of the Year prize

The Costa Book of the Year was formerly known as the Whitbread prize.

# books - Sunday 15 January, 2017

13 mood-boosting books to get you through the dark winter nights

Because our spirits could do with a bit of lifting.

# books - Friday 13 January, 2017

# books - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

The 14 truly devastating struggles of being a bookworm

The things we go through for the love of reading. Honestly, we’re saints.

# books - Sunday 1 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017 Still To Come

Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017

Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.

9 books you should read before they're films in 2017

New year, new reading list.

# books - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America EXTRACT

Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America

In this extract from his book Paisanos, Tim Fanning tells the story of army officer Alexander O’Reilly.

# books - Thursday 29 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'The TV spoiler has as much potential to ruin an evening as food poisoning' Bolloxology

'The TV spoiler has as much potential to ruin an evening as food poisoning'

Comedian Colm O’Regan on people’s aversion to spoilers – and whether they’re a symptom of notions.

# books - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books Media And Arts

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# books - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

Trinity students are hiding books all around Dublin in a bid to raise money for the homeless

Every one who finds a book is being encouraged to donate to Focus Ireland.

# books - Saturday 10 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas Books

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas

Research shows over half of Irish parents would like to read to their children more.

From TheJournal.ie Looking for good books to buy as Christmas presents? Here's some help Books Books Books

Looking for good books to buy as Christmas presents? Here's some help

We have recommendations galore.

# books - Friday 2 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late Slightly Overdue

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.

# books - Monday 21 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88 RIP

Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88

The author died at his home in Devon, England.

From TheJournal.ie Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize Book Awards

Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize

Books from John Banville, Edna O’Brien and Anne Enright make the list.

# books - Thursday 17 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced Stocking Filler

Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced

The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Dublin tonight.

# books - Monday 14 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves Irish Book Awards

"Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves

We speak to two of the country’s publishers about a life in books.

# books - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards Irish Book Awards

COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

There are some super titles up for grabs.

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