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# book - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'He was tougher than I thought... The players didn't all like him that much'

Author and journalist Ian Herbert chats to The42 about legendary Liverpool manager Bob Paisley.

# book - Thursday 14 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon What Happened

Hundreds of one-star reviews of Hillary Clinton's book removed from Amazon

It’s believed many of the reviews were posted by people who hadn’t read the book, in a deliberate bid to lower its rating.

# book - Sunday 3 September, 2017

‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’

Journalist and author Michael Calvin chats to The42 about his new book ‘No Hunger in Paradise’.

# book - Sunday 7 May, 2017

From TheJournal.ie "We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'" Skintown

"We grew up in the North saying 'what is going on here, this is insane, it's pathetic'"

Actor Ciaran McMenamin’s debut novel is inspired by his youth growing up in Enniskillen during the Troubles

# book - Saturday 22 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing Can't You Hear Them?

A huge number of people hear voices in their head, but it doesn't have to be a bad thing

Associate professor of psychology Simon McCarthy-Jones estimates that as much as 2.5% of the world’s population will have extended voice-hearing experiences.

# book - Sunday 16 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'A lot of my book was painful to write - I was admitting the things I’ve f**ked up' Smell The Coffee

'A lot of my book was painful to write - I was admitting the things I’ve f**ked up'

3FE founder Colin Harmon self-published a title for his master’s degree.

# book - Saturday 8 April, 2017

The story behind one of sport's biggest scandals

Jamie Reid chats to The42 about his acclaimed book on gangsters, horse-racing and doping.

# book - Wednesday 5 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Dutch retailer pulls children's colouring book with picture of Hitler Nazi Salute

Dutch retailer pulls children's colouring book with picture of Hitler

The chain said customers who bought the book would be offered a refund.

# book - Sunday 2 April, 2017

From TheJournal.ie You can now buy 'experiences' through Airbnb More Than Accommodation

You can now buy 'experiences' through Airbnb

But are they coming to Ireland?

# book - Sunday 5 March, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Parents protect children - but they deserve to know and understand what's happening in the world' A Dangerous Crossing

'Parents protect children - but they deserve to know and understand what's happening in the world'

Author Jane Mitchell tells us why she wrote about the Syrian war in her latest book – and why she went to volunteer in Calais.

# book - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments Controversy

Right-wing commentator Milo resigns from Breitbart over 'child abuse' comments

He had earlier been dropped from a major Conservative conference.

# book - Saturday 28 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie "There's more to life than being happy": Why the key to a fulfilled life could be 'meaning' Power Of Meaning

"There's more to life than being happy": Why the key to a fulfilled life could be 'meaning'

That’s according to Emily Esfahani Smith, author of a new book on the subject.

# book - Sunday 8 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book Monica Crowley

Trump national security pick accused of plagiarising large sections of book

Monica Crowley has been named director of communications for the White House’s National Security Council.

# book - Tuesday 3 January, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'Roman’s eyes widened in disbelief' - Inside the World of a Super Agent EXTRACT

'Roman’s eyes widened in disbelief' - Inside the World of a Super Agent

Check out this extract from the recently released book ‘The Deal’.

# book - Monday 2 January, 2017

'We thought Pep was like a machine, completely cold-hearted. Who knew he was so emotional?'

Martí Perarnau gives a stark insight into the world of the Manchester City manager in his latest book.

The story of the origins of Argentine football and Irish people's place in it

An extra from Jonathan Wilson’s book Angels with Dirty Faces looks at how the game was brought to South America.

# book - Sunday 1 January, 2017

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose' Problems This post contains videos

''I'm running a marathon tomorrow,' I said to him as I dusted off my nose'

In an extract from his book Running Man, ultramarathon runner Charlie Engle looks back on his excess-fuelled younger days.

# book - Saturday 31 December, 2016

'He was my dad... But he was also a brilliant footballer' Looking Back This post contains videos

'He was my dad... But he was also a brilliant footballer'

Mick Channon Jr recalls his father’s playing days in this extract from his recently released book.

"I said: 'If I judged you by social media, Joe, I'd think you're a bit of a t**t'''

Michael Calvin chats to The42 about ghostwriting football star Joey Barton’s acclaimed autobiography.

# book - Friday 30 December, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football' Issue

'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football'

Hope Powell writes about the slow progress of women’s football in her recently released book.

The story of how one of the greatest Olympians of all time risked losing it all

In an extract from his recent biography, Richard Askwith argues that Emil Zatopek merits comparison to Muhammad Ali.

From TheJournal.ie Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America EXTRACT

Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America

In this extract from his book Paisanos, Tim Fanning tells the story of army officer Alexander O’Reilly.

# book - Thursday 29 December, 2016

‘Most people you can say, “What a great bloke,” or “What a b*****d”. With Roebuck, it’s neither'

Read an extract from the highly acclaimed book on the late English cricketer and journalist Peter Roebuck.

# book - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

'At the time I came into this world women were banned by the FA from playing football'

Hope Powell writes about the slow progress of women’s football in her recently released book.

From TheJournal.ie Hunger strikes, murders, and a war on terror: Ireland in 1976 EXTRACT

Hunger strikes, murders, and a war on terror: Ireland in 1976

Eamon Sweeney’s book Down Down Deeper and Down looks at Ireland in the 1970s and 1980s. Here’s a section from its fifth chapter.

# book - Sunday 25 December, 2016

'Roman’s eyes widened in disbelief' - Inside the World of a Super Agent

Check out this extract from the recently released book ‘The Deal’.

# book - Saturday 24 December, 2016

Dutch legend Johan Cruyff on how he learned to play football

The Dutch legend explains how he honed his skills on the streets of Amsterdam.

# book - Friday 23 December, 2016

'The Irish team were heading for some godforsaken place called Keetmanshoop'

Donal Lenihan recalls when the Irish team travelled to a town in the middle of the desert in southern Namibia

# book - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

'There were several people who were my father'

In this extract from his autobiography, Damon Hill recalls growing up in the shadow of his famous dad.

# book - Tuesday 20 December, 2016

The man trapped in a POW camp 2 decades after winning Olympic gold

Scottish athlete Eric Liddell led an extraordinary life, as this extract illustrates.

# book - Thursday 15 December, 2016

'Music seems to excite him as much as football. Poetry, too, it is rumoured'

Read an extract from the William Hill-nominated book Forever Young: The Story of Adrian Doherty, Football’s Lost Genius.

# book - Thursday 1 December, 2016

Cathal McCarron was grilled in a tense interview on Off the Ball tonight

The Tyrone Gaelic footballer was asked about his relationship with an underage girl he met on Tinder.

# book - Sunday 13 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland Irish Book Awards

Pics: Five images that tell the story of modern Ireland

Here are five images taken from 100 artworks that tell the story of a nation.

# book - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

From TheJournal.ie A story before bedtime: 'The Cure for Too Much Feeling' Read Me

A story before bedtime: 'The Cure for Too Much Feeling'

Written by Bernie McGill, this short story is taken from The Glass Shore, which is nominated in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards.

# book - Sunday 30 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ross O'Carroll Kelly creator uncovers the story of a tragic Irishman immortalised in a Beatles song Tara Browne

# book - Sunday 23 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Escaping a warzone in a wheelchair: This teen has turned her incredible story into a book Nujeen Mustafa

Escaping a warzone in a wheelchair: This teen has turned her incredible story into a book

She is still waiting for her asylum approval to come through.

# book - Saturday 22 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie "It was a shock to the system": Cycling the Iron Curtain on a shopping bicycle Came In From The Cold

"It was a shock to the system": Cycling the Iron Curtain on a shopping bicycle

We spoke to Tim Moore about his journey.

# book - Sunday 11 September, 2016

'How running saved me from addiction' Interview This post contains videos

'How running saved me from addiction'

One of the world’s most renowned adventurers, Charlie Engle, on addiction, prison, Running the Sahara and meeting Matt Damon.

# book - Sunday 3 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel RIP

Tributes paid to Holocaust survivor Elie Wiesel

Elie Wiesel wrote tens of books and was a professor and Nobel Prize winner.

# book - Sunday 5 June, 2016

How are football and mathematics linked?

David Sumpter chats to The 42 about misguided football pundits, Leicester’s improbable success and Barcelona’s symmetrical beauty.

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