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Red Line Book Festival announces 2018 programme
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Red Line Festival runs October 8th – 14th in venues across South Dublin. A host of top Irish and international authors are set to descend on South Dublin as the...

Irish Bestsellers 1 September 2018

Whilst the usual suspects continue to dominate, there are a few new movers this week. In the Children’s Top 10, in particular, we have a new no. 1 with Dave...

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...

Irish Bestsellers 25th August 2018

September is almost here! Among the groans from children and sighs of relief from parents, the booksellers are cheering as a new school year means another long list of books...

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PEN: Open Letter to Google on Censored Search Engine App in China
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To: Sundar Pichai, Chief Executive Officer, Google Inc cc: Ben Gomes, Vice President of Search; Kent Walker, Senior Vice President of Global Affairs Dear Mr Pichai, Like many of Google’s...

Author to Commissioning Editor: Conor Kostick at Level Up Publishing
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Earlier in the month, Irish author Conor Kostick was recruited by the UK’s Ockham Publishing to lead a new imprint, Level Up Publishing. Writing.ie caught up with Conor to find...

Irish Bestsellers 18th August 2018

We have a few new books joining the bestseller charts this week. Whilst The Tattooist of Auschwitz by Heather Morris has another turn at the top of the charts as...

Cecelia Ahern’s Roar Optioned for Major New TV Series
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It was announced today that Nicole Kidman and Per Saari’s Blossom Films, Bruna Papandrea’s Made Up Stories and Theresa Park will be collaborating with Cecelia Ahern and her Greenlight Go...

A Ladder to the Sky by John Boyne
Irish Bestsellers 11th August 2018

Another week, another swap around for Eleanor Oliphant and the Tattooist of Auschwitz (which sounds like a bizarre Harry Potter spin off), with Heather Morris taking a back seat this...

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...