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From TheJournal.ie 'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call John Banville

'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke were both awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

From TheJournal.ie Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize Dublin Literary Award

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

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 'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing Animal Welfare

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing

A total of 3,000 rats and 21,000 mice were used in Trinity College Dublin in 2016 alone.

From TheJournal.ie U2's former manager has made a €35m TV show about the seedy lives of the rich and famous Star Studded Crew

U2's former manager has made a €35m TV show about the seedy lives of the rich and famous

Funded by Sky Atlantic, Riviera is the brainchild of Paul McGuinness and directed by Neil Jordan.

People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list

James Joyce, John Banville and Flann O’Brien were featured in The Telegraph’s Best British Novels list.

From TheJournal.ie John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards Congrats Are In Order

John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards

The Booker Prize winner will join the ranks of previous winners John McGahern, Seamus Heaney and Edna O’Brien.

From TheJournal.ie John Banville wins Austrian literature prize European Literature

John Banville wins Austrian literature prize

Banville, 67, will receive the award and the €25,000 prize money at a ceremony in Salzburg on July 25.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012 Book Awards This post contains images

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012

Award winners included, Katie Taylor, Edna O’ Brien, John Banville, Mary O’Rourke, Catherine Fulvio, and Maeve Binchy.

From TheJournal.ie Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series TV

Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series

Banville said Byrne is the “perfect” choice to star in the series – which he penned under the pseudonym Benjamin Black.

From TheJournal.ie No Irish need apply: Man Booker long list revealed Literature

No Irish need apply: Man Booker long list revealed

As usual, the talk is more about who’s not in rather than who is.