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Letters to My Daughters, by bestselling author Emma Hannigan
Irish Bestsellers 17th February 2018

It’s a bittersweet week in the Irish writing world as the lovely Emma Hannigan announced last week that having battled breast cancer for 13 years, her medical team have run...

10th Anniversary of ‘Bring a Book, Buy a Book’ Campaign
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St. Michael’s House, one of Ireland’s largest providers of community based services for children and adults with an intellectual disability, is holding its 10th annual ‘Bring a Book,Buy a Book’...

Letters to My Daughters, by bestselling author Emma Hannigan
All Good Things Must Come To An End: Emma Hannigan
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Bestselling author Emma Hannigan’s heartbreaking posts have rocked the Irish writing and reading community this weekend – after 13 years of cancer treatment her doctors have told her that there...

Irish Bestsellers 10th February 2018

There is little movement in the charts this week. We’re still seeing A. J. Finn run away with the no.1 spot, as The Woman in the Window continues to dominate,...

Irish Authors on CILIP Carnegie & Kate Greenaway Medal Longlists
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The CILIP Carnegie and Kate Greenaway Medals are the UK’s oldest and most prestigious children’s book awards. Often described by authors and illustrators as ‘the one they want to win’ – they...

So I’ve Finished My Book – Now What Do I Do?

We’ve recently had a flow of inquiries from new writers who have finished their books and want to know what they should do next – while we have masses of...

Irish Bestsellers 3rd February 2018

And it’s all change in the charts this week, as we have some very recent releases shaking things up. Just popping into the Top 20, as well as the Top...

Edna O’Brien Honoured With PENAmerica /Nabokov Award
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Edna O’Brien has been awarded the PEN/Nabokov Award for Achievement in International Literature for her “powerful voice” and the “absolute perfection of her prose”. The award is given annually to...

Irish Bestsellers 27th January 2018

We’re continuing this fabulous start to 2018 with some more great new titles. The wonderful Ruby Wax has a new book out which looks like a must-read: How To Be...

Get Ready for Murder One!
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MURDER ONE is a unique three day literary festival weekend: a fun, action packed weekend for lovers of mystery in all its guises. Running in association with Dublin Libraries and...