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From The42 The day child prodigy Tiger Woods appeared on national TV with legendary US actor Jimmy Stewart EXTRACT

The day child prodigy Tiger Woods appeared on national TV with legendary US actor Jimmy Stewart

An extract on the golf star’s early days explores his life as a sporting prodigy.

From TheJournal.ie What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama White House

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

From The42 'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered' Lost Soul

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'

Irish boxing legend Eamonn Magee chats to The42 about his turbulent life inside and outside the ring.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Why do we like reading about crime so much in Ireland? Because it offers escapism' Opinion

Opinion: 'Why do we like reading about crime so much in Ireland? Because it offers escapism'

Crime writer Sam Blake explains that writing and reading crime can help you get away from the news when it’s grim. And unlike in real life, there’ll always be a satisfying ending.

From TheJournal.ie 'Are we prepared? We are not': Brexit hard border warning from former Troubles soldier Defence Forces

'Are we prepared? We are not': Brexit hard border warning from former Troubles soldier

The retired member of the Defence Forces was involved in defending the State and working on the border during the troubles.

From TheJournal.ie 'We never expected it': How the OMGWACA authors dealt with becoming a phenomenon What A Complete Aisling This post contains videos

'We never expected it': How the OMGWACA authors dealt with becoming a phenomenon

We talked to authors Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen about the book’s incredible success.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Paul Howard on Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, fame and finding inspiration in Kiely's pub Last Night In Kiely's

WATCH: Paul Howard on Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, fame and finding inspiration in Kiely's pub

The author’s latest book is out now.

From TheJournal.ie A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography Leo

A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography

Leo: Leo Varadkar – A Very Modern Taoiseach has been published today.

From TheJournal.ie Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television Novel Idea

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.

From TheJournal.ie This epic novel explores Ireland's history during a century of hurt and shame The Cruelty Men

This epic novel explores Ireland's history during a century of hurt and shame

The novel, by Emer Martin, explores the fate of one Irish family.

From The42 'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them' Red Card

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'

Buzzfeed investigative reporter Ken Bensinger chats about his acclaimed new book on the Fifa corruption scandal.

From TheJournal.ie Success-oriented culture: 'Many people chase goals that are not theirs' Column

Success-oriented culture: 'Many people chase goals that are not theirs'

The problem of people being rich on paper and poor on life is an epidemic, writes Philip Kernan.

From TheJournal.ie Tense interview sees Bill Clinton say he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky a personal apology No Regrets

Tense interview sees Bill Clinton say he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky a personal apology

Clinton is back in the spotlight after co-authoring a new book.

From TheJournal.ie Is what we think about the controversial book Lolita all wrong? Misunderstood

Is what we think about the controversial book Lolita all wrong?

A new piece in the Dublin Dance Festival aims to explore this controversial yet much-feted book.

From The42 'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women' Issue

'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'

Anna Krien, author of ‘Night Games,’ on consent, toxic masculinity of sport and how these problems can be counteracted.

From The42 'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness' Win

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness'

Brent Pope and Jason Brennan have teamed up to write the newly-published Win.

'The Heysel ban wasn't really about football, it was an attack on working-class culture'

Journalist Tony Evans discusses the 1985-86 season, and the long-lasting consequences that the events surrounding it had on English football.

From TheJournal.ie Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling to be made into film Omgwaca

Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling to be made into film

Just a small-town girl living in a notions world.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Let go of the fantasy of being on top of things - those days are gone' Slow At Work

Opinion: 'Let go of the fantasy of being on top of things - those days are gone'

I’m choosing my health and happiness and I’m leaving the cult of busyness, writes Aoife McElwain.

From TheJournal.ie Michael Wolff says Donald Trump sees Fire and Fury as 'a mortal threat to his presidency' Donald Trump

Michael Wolff says Donald Trump sees Fire and Fury as 'a mortal threat to his presidency'

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff spoke to RTÉ Radio One’s Seán O’Rourke this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unprecedented demand' for Trump book in Ireland - but it won't be here till next week Fire And Fury

'Unprecedented demand' for Trump book in Ireland - but it won't be here till next week

The book was made available in the US and UK today.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says book about his administration is 'full of lies', calls Bannon 'Sloppy Steve' Fire And Fury
From The42 'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?' Tragedy

'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?'

This extract from a recent book on the late Cormac McAnallen recalls the harrowing circumstances in which he was discovered dead.

From The42 'I like horses because they have never caused me pain' Honesty

'I like horses because they have never caused me pain'

In this extract from his book, retired Irish jockey Kieren Fallon describes his obsession with the sport.

From The42 ‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’

Author of the William Hill-shortlisted Ali: A Life, Jonathan Eig, chats to The42 about the boxer’s legacy.

From The42 'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own' Looking Back

'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own'

In this extract from his autobiography, Shay Given recalls the tragic passing of his mother when he was just four years old.

From The42 'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen' The Ascent

'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen'

Check out this extract from Barry Ryan’s book on the rise of Irish cycling’s golden generation.

From TheJournal.ie Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year Irish Book Awards

Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year

It was given the award by the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards today.

From TheJournal.ie Jackeen: 'A fellow who does very little for a living, and wants to do less' Column

Jackeen: 'A fellow who does very little for a living, and wants to do less'

The term ‘Jackeen’ is levelled against Dubliners, primarily in a sporting context and very much in jest. Read about it and more in Come Here To Me! Volume 2, a book celebrating an unexplored Dublin.

From The42 Our book launch is on this Thursday - and we'd love to see you there Behind The Lines

Our book launch is on this Thursday - and we'd love to see you there

We’ll be in Eason’s, O’Connell St, from 6.30pm.

From TheJournal.ie This 1,000 page, 5kg atlas challenges the usual story of Ireland's revolutionary history Atlas Of The Irish Revolution
From TheJournal.ie David McCullagh: Was de Valera's mother telling the truth about his parentage? EXTRACT

David McCullagh: Was de Valera's mother telling the truth about his parentage?

In the first part of a major two-volume reassessment, historian and broadcaster David McCullagh considers the man behind the mask.

From TheJournal.ie Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character' Column

Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'

Come Here To Me! Vol. 2 celebrates an unexplored Dublin: its public duels and street gangs, suffragettes and drag queens, as well as its not-so-secret gay bars and failed vegetarian societies.

From TheJournal.ie John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist' Interview

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.

From TheJournal.ie Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality Settlement

Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality

The book claimed that the man had been been arrested by gardaí.

From TheJournal.ie 'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot' Ross O'Carroll Kelly

'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'

Author Paul Howard turned a Dublin stereotype into a phenomenon.

From TheJournal.ie Judge tells authors of book on Kinahan cartel to improve their defence in defamation proceeding High Court

Judge tells authors of book on Kinahan cartel to improve their defence in defamation proceeding

Derek Cervi has taken defamation proceedings against the authors and publishers of the book ‘The Cartel’.

From The42 'He was tougher than I thought... The players didn't all like him that much' Interview

'He was tougher than I thought... The players didn't all like him that much'

Author and journalist Ian Herbert chats to The42 about legendary Liverpool manager Bob Paisley.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon What Happened

Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon

It’s believed many of the reviews were posted by people who hadn’t read the book, in a deliberate bid to lower its rating.

From The42 ‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’ Problems

‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’

Journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to The42 about his new book ‘No Hunger in Paradise’.