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The books that brought writers like Roddy Doyle and Tana French comfort in 2020
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The books that brought writers like Roddy Doyle and Tana French comfort in 2020

Dec 30th 2020, 6:30 PM 14,577 Views 2 Comments

Irish and Ireland-based writers, including Roddy Doyle, Sinéad Gleeson and Tana French, tell us about the books that soothed them this year.

These are the Irish novels to look out for in early 2020
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These are the Irish novels to look out for in early 2020

Dec 29th 2019, 1:30 PM 25,063 Views 3 Comments

It’s going to be a jam-packed year.

How the Facebook page Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling became a publishing phenomenon
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How the Facebook page Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling became a publishing phenomenon

Sep 9th 2017, 9:45 AM 24,466 Views 24 Comments

We talked to the book’s authors.

13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember
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13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember

Sep 13th 2016, 1:02 PM 6,685 Views 1 Comment

Happy Roald Dahl day.

Could you write a book? These 11 and 12-year-olds have
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Could you write a book? These 11 and 12-year-olds have

Jun 1st 2015, 10:00 AM 7,244 Views 7 Comments

It’s for sale on Amazon and all the money will go to charity.

Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?
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Do you prefer buying books in bookshops or online?

Oct 9th 2014, 7:45 AM 9,703 Views 37 Comments

If you like browsing your local bookstore, or want to get back into that, then this campaign is for you.

Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole
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Irish Book Award winners: Roddy Doyle, Darina Allen, David Walsh and Fintan O'Toole

Nov 26th 2013, 11:12 PM 7,824 Views 27 Comments

Some of Ireland’s top writers gathered tonight to award some of the nation’s best works.

JD Salinger may publish five more books despite his death in 2010
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JD Salinger may publish five more books despite his death in 2010

Aug 26th 2013, 9:47 PM 5,967 Views 12 Comments

The reclusive author of ‘The Catcher in the Rye’ last published in 1965 but a documentary has claimed he left detailed instructions for his estate to publish five more books between 2015 and 2020.

Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist
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Three Irish authors make Man Booker Prize longlist

Jul 23rd 2013, 12:47 PM 7,378 Views 19 Comments

This year’s exciting longlist features 13 authors from across the world – including three Irish writers.

Dublin Writers Festival "getting bigger and bigger"
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Dublin Writers Festival "getting bigger and bigger"

Jun 4th 2012, 9:30 AM 1,665 Views 8 Comments

54 writers from around the world will take part in the festival from June 4-10, in venues across Dublin from Liberty Hall to the Gate Theatre, among others.

Events being held across Ireland to celebrate World Book Day
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Events being held across Ireland to celebrate World Book Day

Mar 1st 2012, 7:25 AM 1,595 Views 5 Comments

Are you reading?

Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad
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Prepare to cringe: US author wins the Bad Sex in Fiction Award - and it's bad

Dec 7th 2011, 7:15 AM 5,009 Views 6 Comments

How bad can sex writing be? Pretty bad, judging by this year’s entries to the Bad Sex in Fiction Award.

Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist
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# Booker Prize

Sebastian Barry misses out on Booker shortlist

Sep 6th 2011, 7:56 PM 457 Views 11 Comments

Gallery: Check out the final six in the running for this year’s Man Booker.