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From TheJournal.ie Meet the Irishman who learned to mime with Marcel Marceau Marcel Marceau

Meet the Irishman who learned to mime with Marcel Marceau

Niall Henry went on to found Blue Raincoat Theatre.

From TheJournal.ie "There's no shame in using a ghostwriter" Zoella

"There's no shame in using a ghostwriter"

YouTube star Zoella was criticised after it emerged she had a ghostwriter – but what does a ghostwriter do, anyway?

From TheJournal.ie Waterford Whispers News: 'I turned down RTÉ, we would be too much for them' Wwn

Waterford Whispers News: 'I turned down RTÉ, we would be too much for them'

The satirical news website now plans to release a book before Christmas.

Bryan Cranston narrates hilarious explicit kid's book

You have to f**king eat.

From TheJournal.ie Bang Bang, Forty Coats... Remember any of these Dublin characters? Rare Aul Times

Bang Bang, Forty Coats... Remember any of these Dublin characters?

They’re all written about in this new book by Bobby Aherne.

From TheJournal.ie Read the terrifying tales of two of Ireland's spookiest houses Haunted Ireland
From The42 11 things we learned from BOD's big new book The Word Of Bod

11 things we learned from BOD's big new book

A shocking revelation about a snooze button, developing Ireland’s defence and his attachment to that number 13 shirt.

From The42 Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years Bromance

Why do fools fall in love? A timeline of Keane and Dunphy's relationship through the years

We examine the pundit’s love-hate relationship with the star, encompassing autobiographies and other controversies.

From TheJournal.ie Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar Budget 1970

Charles Haughey family "deeply disappointed" over claims he was beaten with iron bar

It is claimed in a new biography of TK Whitaker that he missed a Budget speech because of this – Haughey’s family say the claims are untrue.

From TheJournal.ie Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish "insider" book on Pistorius trial Pistorius

Mum of Reeva Steenkamp to publish "insider" book on Pistorius trial

June Steenkamp will write about her experience of the trial.

From The42 Roddy Doyle: Keane was fantastic to work with right down to the proof-reading The Second Half

Roddy Doyle: Keane was fantastic to work with right down to the proof-reading

The Ireland assistant manger’s ghost writer has called collaborating on the new book a ‘great experience’.

From TheJournal.ie Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA - claims new book Serial Killer

Jack the Ripper has been identified through DNA - claims new book

Professor Alec Jeffreys, who invented the DNA fingerprinting technique 30 years ago this week, called for further verification.

From TheJournal.ie Hidden adventures and explorations of Dublin Irish Inspiration

Hidden adventures and explorations of Dublin

Karl Whitney journeys from Tallaght to the Liberties to look at modern Ireland – and the capital’s past.

From TheJournal.ie Life on the dole - a dark and humorous diary Social Welfare

Life on the dole - a dark and humorous diary

Tobias Kirkner arrived back to Ireland and thought it would be easy to ‘get on the dole’… he was wrong.

From The42 Look out, Moyesie: Alex Ferguson is updating his autobiography BEST SELLER

Look out, Moyesie: Alex Ferguson is updating his autobiography

A year on from releasing the book, Manchester United’s former manager is set to spill the beans on events since his retirement.

From TheJournal.ie Are you a psychopath and does it have to be a bad thing? Good Psychopath

Are you a psychopath and does it have to be a bad thing?

A new book now claims that psychopathic traits can lead to success in life, work and love.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: How 'throwing at cocks' took root in Ireland Blood Sports

Extract: How 'throwing at cocks' took root in Ireland

Professor James Kelly explains how tying a rooster to a post and throwing sticks at it until it died was considered sport in the 17th century.

From TheJournal.ie Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book Week In Web

Weird Wide Web: Gaming prejudice, interior design and a drinkable book

All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.

From The42 So what was sport in Ireland like in the 1600s? Interview

So what was sport in Ireland like in the 1600s?

Professor James Kelly chats to us about his new book on Irish sport prior to the GAA.

Stunning images of some of the oldest living things in the world

Ten thousand year old trees and ancient grasses.

From TheJournal.ie Sandberg: 'If you want to do something nice for your wife, don't buy flowers, do the laundry' LEAN IN

Sandberg: 'If you want to do something nice for your wife, don't buy flowers, do the laundry'

Sheryl Sandberg talks gender equality, women leaning in, asking for raises and not being afraid to be ambitious.

From The42 Brought to book: 5 potential titles for Roy Keane's Roddy Doyle penned autobiography Soul Brothers

Brought to book: 5 potential titles for Roy Keane's Roddy Doyle penned autobiography

The pairing of Doyle and Keane for the Irish assistant’s second autobiography is an unlikely match made in literary heaven.

New Graham Norton book to reveal even more about Cork childhood

Norton’s releasing a memoir about love.

Nicky Byrne gives €1000 to Ray D'Arcy listeners who text 2FM by mistake

Listeners thought they were texting to enter a Today FM competition.

From TheJournal.ie Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once Turn The Page

Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once

One contains 29 kilometres of books worth of books.

From TheJournal.ie ‘It’s very much a Kerry book’: Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin pens debut novel Alternative Career

‘It’s very much a Kerry book’: Fine Gael TD Brendan Griffin pens debut novel

When he’s not growing ‘taches, the Kerry South TD is writing books.

From TheJournal.ie 7 scientific secrets to a happy marriage Happiness

7 scientific secrets to a happy marriage

Celebrate good news, keep your standards high, and have more sex.

From TheJournal.ie Meet the reverend who participated in the 1949 exorcism that inspired The Exorcist Exorcism

Meet the reverend who participated in the 1949 exorcism that inspired The Exorcist

Reverand Walter H. Halloran, the last surviving Jesuit who participated in a 1949 exorcism that inspired the book and movie The Exorcist, recounts the supernatural incident.

Commander Hadfield's son made a lovely ad for his dad's book

‘An Astronaut’s Guide to Life on Earth’ is out now.

From The42 The enigma of Patrick ‘Rala’ O’Reilly Rala

The enigma of Patrick ‘Rala’ O’Reilly

The Ireland and Lions bagman released his book this week.

From The42 Recalled by JBM and retiring from Cork in 2012 – Seán Óg book extract Walking Away

Recalled by JBM and retiring from Cork in 2012 – Seán Óg book extract

The former Cork hurler writes in his new book about being recalled by Jimmy Barry-Murphy before retiring at the end of 2012.

Dogs shaking in slow-mo are joyful and mesmerising

Gaze upon them and wish you could shake as they do.

From The42 Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography? Revelations

Open thread: What would you like to read about most in Alex Ferguson's autobiography?

The lid will be lifted on the Scot’s new book this afternoon.

The sister of Facebook creator Mark Zuckerberg tells kids to go offline

Crawl away from the screen.

From The42 Jimmy Magee: 'She was tested more often than Shergar' Case For Defence

Jimmy Magee: 'She was tested more often than Shergar'

The RTÉ commentator has launched another defence of Michelle Smith.

15 Shades of Gay... a look back at Uncle Gaybo through the years

There’s more to him than just The Late Late Show you know…

Ron Burgundy has a book, and here's the cover

The book description is every bit as good as you’d expect.

From TheJournal.ie Extract: I watched my father walk free from court after confessing to raping me Opinion

Extract: I watched my father walk free from court after confessing to raping me

A sentence delivered by a judge frustrated by the inconsistent application of sentencing guidelines in Ireland saw Fiona Doyle’s abuser initially walk free from court – even after he admitted to sexually abusing her throughout her childhood.

From TheJournal.ie Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief Madeleine McCann

Kate McCann in Portuguese court for libel case against police chief

The former detective published a book alleging that Madeleine McCann’s parents were involved in her disappearance from a vacation home in 2007.

From TheJournal.ie Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book Boston Bombings

Survivor of Boston Marathon bombing to write a book

A man who lost both legs in the Boston Marathon bombings and helped to identify the perpetrators is working on a memoir.