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# book - Sunday 21 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Let go of the fantasy of being on top of things - those days are gone' Slow At Work

Opinion: 'Let go of the fantasy of being on top of things - those days are gone'

I’m choosing my health and happiness and I’m leaving the cult of busyness, writes Aoife McElwain.

# book - Friday 12 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Michael Wolff says Donald Trump sees Fire and Fury as 'a mortal threat to his presidency' Donald Trump

Michael Wolff says Donald Trump sees Fire and Fury as 'a mortal threat to his presidency'

Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff spoke to RTÉ Radio One’s Seán O’Rourke this morning.

# book - Friday 5 January, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Unprecedented demand' for Trump book in Ireland - but it won't be here till next week Fire And Fury

'Unprecedented demand' for Trump book in Ireland - but it won't be here till next week

The book was made available in the US and UK today.

From TheJournal.ie Trump says book about his administration is 'full of lies', calls Bannon 'Sloppy Steve' Fire And Fury

# book - Monday 1 January, 2018

'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?'

This extract from a recent book on the late Cormac McAnallen recalls the harrowing circumstances in which he was discovered dead.

# book - Sunday 31 December, 2017

'I like horses because they have never caused me pain'

In this extract from his book, retired Irish jockey Kieren Fallon describes his obsession with the sport.

# book - Saturday 30 December, 2017

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’ Looking Back This post contains videos

‘Ali was a great champion, an important civil rights figure, but he treated women horribly’

Author of the William Hill-shortlisted Ali: A Life, Jonathan Eig, chats to The42 about the boxer’s legacy.

'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own'

In this extract from his autobiography, Shay Given recalls the tragic passing of his mother when he was just four years old.

# book - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen'

Check out this extract from Barry Ryan’s book on the rise of Irish cycling’s golden generation.

# book - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year Irish Book Awards

Atlas of the Irish Revolution named Ireland's best book of the year

It was given the award by the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards today.

# book - Sunday 17 December, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Jackeen: 'A fellow who does very little for a living, and wants to do less' Column

Jackeen: 'A fellow who does very little for a living, and wants to do less'

The term ‘Jackeen’ is levelled against Dubliners, primarily in a sporting context and very much in jest. Read about it and more in Come Here To Me! Volume 2, a book celebrating an unexplored Dublin.

# book - Monday 20 November, 2017

Our book launch is on this Thursday - and we'd love to see you there

We’ll be in Eason’s, O’Connell St, from 6.30pm.

# 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.

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