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From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan, longlisted for the Man Booker 2018
Irish Bestsellers 4th August 2018

There are no new big-hitters in the Top 20 this week, as the unbeatable duo of Eleanor Oliphant and The Tattooist of Auschwitz continue to dominate the charts, with Heather...

Irish Bestsellers 28th July 2018

When the world is getting a bit stressful, it’s wonderful to see a book like Claudia Carroll’s The Secrets of Primrose Square ht the charts – a bit of escapism...

Irish Bestsellers 21st July 2018

As the hot weather continues we are delighted to see that Emilie Pine’s Notes to Self is being embraced by the book buyers. Another gem from the utterly awesome Tramp...

Three Irish Writers on the Man Booker Prize 2018 Longlist
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Irish writers Donal Ryan, Sally Rooney and Anna Burns are among the writers shortlisted for this year’s Man Booker Prize. This year’s longlist of 13 books was selected by a...

Irish Bestsellers 14th July 2018

While Eleanor Oliphant continues to be more than ‘completely fine’, back at the top of the charts almost six months after Gail Honeyman’s debut was released in paperback, we have...

The Writing.ie Short Story of the Year 2018
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Writing.ie is delighted to announce that we are sponsoring the An Post Irish Book Awards Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award again this year. Our inaugural 2013 winner, Cork based...

Kindfulness by Padraig Morain
Irish Bestsellers 7th July 2018

This week kicks off with the re-release from Headline of the much-missed Emma Hannigan’s last book Letters to my Daughters. Emma’s campaign that she began shortly before she died, raising...

100 Poems by Seamus Heaney
Irish Bestsellers 30th June 2018

It’s another great week for fiction in this week’s charts, as all but one of the Top 10 Mass Market Fiction titles are in the Top 20. And the missing...

Winning the Writing.ie Short Story of the Year Award by Orla McAlinden
Posted by Orla McAlinden in > News for Writers

I’ve always had wide feet. From my father I inherited a love of reading and history, my thin, weak hair and my very broad feet.  So, when Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin...

Oceanofpdf: An Ocean of Piracy by Michelle Walshe
Posted by Michelle Walshe in > The Big Idea

There’s no love here. Not of words, not of books, not of authors. It’s like Love Island, there’s no love there either.  It’s just cold, hard opportunism, self-aggrandising, egotistical, tunnel-vision...

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