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# Books

Last week
18th February 2024 - 24th February 2024
Handling heartbreak: 'Rejection does not make you a reject, it just means they weren't for you'
Last month
January 2024
Four Irish novels among 70 books nominated for international Dublin Literary Award
17 novels we can't wait to read in 2024
The most-anticipated Irish novels and short story collections due in 2024
Last year
Extract: Coroners exposed corruption, social and moral failures in nineteenth century Ireland
These are 10 of the best Irish novels of 2023
Extract: Barristers have held positions of influence since the foundation of the Irish State
Extract: 'I was privileged to interview people with so much knowledge of the Irish revolution'
The Bee Sting by Paul Murray is the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2023
Irish author Paul Lynch wins 2023 Booker Prize for Prophet Song
Wild Ireland: We're at a point in history where we must improve our relationship with nature
The Phoenix Park: 'We became an oasis for a new generation who had never visited parks before'
Author: 'There is a magic to literary translation, it matters'
Extract: 'She is funny and puts herself down, but in a funny way, so it’s okay'
Extract: Our mother was left vulnerable after we lost our father during the kidnapping standoff
Extract: We searched for photos of momentous events as well as ordinary people's lives
Irish Book Awards shortlist unveiled - is your favourite 2023 book on it?
Extract: 'With the GAA's nationalist ties, Irish soccer faced a strong challenge'
Extract: 'This is why you are here', the inner voice repeated. 'Breathe and trust yourself'
Two Irish authors named on 2023 Booker Prize shortlist
Excerpt: 'My mother had the babies before marriage - I understand this was the ultimate taboo'
Gill Perdue: From Cagney and Lacey to Bad Sisters, strong female characters are a joy to watch
Aoife Martin: Elliot Page's book outlines the damage being closeted can do to your self-esteem
Extract: 'Gently paced and physically undemanding, the voyage was the essence of slow travel'
Extract: 'My teacher gave me power with that small bundle of towel, flannel, and pants'
Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov wins 2023 International Booker Prize
Author: Building young adult fiction requires a set of strong characters
Extract: Colman Noctor's 4-7 Zone - 'it turns out moderation is key'
John Connell: Rural Ireland has been ripe for a 'booktown' - here's why I set one up
Poll: When was the last time you read a novel?
Cork writer nominated for prestigious Dylan Thomas Prize
James Bond novels to be reissued with racial language removed
Poll: What is your favourite Roald Dahl book?
Roald Dahl’s books edited to remove potentially offensive language
Daily Poll: Do you find time to read books?
Three Irish novels among 70 books nominated for the 2023 Dublin Literary Award
The Irish For: Jolabokaflod - a look at Iceland's Christmas books tradition
All time
Here is the fiction to keep an eye out for in 2023
Books from Pamela Anderson and Frances Haugen among the non-fiction to look out for in 2023
Quiz: Can you name the celebrity from the name of their book?