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The Irish Read: An extract from Billy O'Callaghan's new novel, Life Sentences
Enjoy a section from a new work by an Irish author this Sunday morning.
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Covid-19 pandemic hasn't spoiled the plot for independent bookshops
Some shops are well equipped to weather the crisis while others have had to get creative.
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A political pundit just ate a book live on Sky News because he got his Corbyn prediction all wrong
Well, some of it at least.
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'It was such a shock, I no longer feel 61 but 22 again': Barry's delight at scooping major book award
Barry won the Costa Book of the Year award for Days Without End last night.
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Irish author Sebastian Barry scoops major Book of the Year prize
The Costa Book of the Year was formerly known as the Whitbread prize.