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# book - Sunday 12 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie This 1,000 page, 5kg atlas challenges the usual story of Ireland's revolutionary history Atlas Of The Irish Revolution
From TheJournal.ie David McCullagh: Was de Valera's mother telling the truth about his parentage? EXTRACT

David McCullagh: Was de Valera's mother telling the truth about his parentage?

In the first part of a major two-volume reassessment, historian and broadcaster David McCullagh considers the man behind the mask.

# book - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character' Column

Grafton Street 1870: 'The street literally swarmed with women of loose character'

Come Here To Me! Vol. 2 celebrates an unexplored Dublin: its public duels and street gangs, suffragettes and drag queens, as well as its not-so-secret gay bars and failed vegetarian societies.

# book - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist' Interview

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.

# book - Monday 2 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality Settlement

Authors of Kinahan crime book apologise to man they claimed was involved in criminality

The book claimed that the man had been been arrested by gardaí.

# book - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot' Ross O'Carroll Kelly

'I spend my working life sitting behind a desk thinking in the voice of a south Dublin idiot'

Author Paul Howard turned a Dublin stereotype into a phenomenon.

# book - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Judge tells authors of book on Kinahan cartel to improve their defence in defamation proceeding High Court

Judge tells authors of book on Kinahan cartel to improve their defence in defamation proceeding

Derek Cervi has taken defamation proceedings against the authors and publishers of the book ‘The Cartel’.

# 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.

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