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#book

# book - Tuesday 2 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'Are we prepared? We are not': Brexit hard border warning from former Troubles soldier Defence Forces

'Are we prepared? We are not': Brexit hard border warning from former Troubles soldier

The retired member of the Defence Forces was involved in defending the State and working on the border during the troubles.

# book - Saturday 29 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie 'We never expected it': How the OMGWACA authors dealt with becoming a phenomenon What A Complete Aisling This post contains videos

'We never expected it': How the OMGWACA authors dealt with becoming a phenomenon

We talked to authors Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen about the book’s incredible success.

# book - Saturday 15 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Paul Howard on Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, fame and finding inspiration in Kiely's pub Last Night In Kiely's

WATCH: Paul Howard on Ross O'Carroll-Kelly, fame and finding inspiration in Kiely's pub

The author’s latest book is out now.

# book - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

From TheJournal.ie A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography Leo

A love of Mars bars and his hesitations about coming out: What we learn from Leo's new biography

Leo: Leo Varadkar – A Very Modern Taoiseach has been published today.

# book - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television Novel Idea

Sally Rooney's Normal People to be adapted for BBC television

Lenny Abrahamson is set to direct the programme. Meanwhile, Nicole Kidman is also to co-produce a TV series based on Cecelia Ahern’s book Roar.

# book - Sunday 8 July, 2018

From TheJournal.ie This epic novel explores Ireland's history during a century of hurt and shame The Cruelty Men

This epic novel explores Ireland's history during a century of hurt and shame

The novel, by Emer Martin, explores the fate of one Irish family.

# book - Sunday 24 June, 2018

'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them'

Buzzfeed investigative reporter Ken Bensinger chats about his acclaimed new book on the Fifa corruption scandal.

# book - Saturday 16 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Success-oriented culture: 'Many people chase goals that are not theirs' Column

Success-oriented culture: 'Many people chase goals that are not theirs'

The problem of people being rich on paper and poor on life is an epidemic, writes Philip Kernan.

# book - Monday 4 June, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Tense interview sees Bill Clinton say he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky a personal apology No Regrets

Tense interview sees Bill Clinton say he doesn't owe Monica Lewinsky a personal apology

Clinton is back in the spotlight after co-authoring a new book.

# book - Saturday 28 April, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Is what we think about the controversial book Lolita all wrong? Misunderstood

Is what we think about the controversial book Lolita all wrong?

A new piece in the Dublin Dance Festival aims to explore this controversial yet much-feted book.

# book - Friday 20 April, 2018

'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women'

Anna Krien, author of ‘Night Games,’ on consent, toxic masculinity of sport and how these problems can be counteracted.

# book - Sunday 8 April, 2018

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness' Win

'We need these skills more than ever before to stop us slipping into mental illness'

Brent Pope and Jason Brennan have teamed up to write the newly-published Win.

# book - Sunday 18 March, 2018

'The Heysel ban wasn't really about football, it was an attack on working-class culture'

Journalist Tony Evans discusses the 1985-86 season, and the long-lasting consequences that the events surrounding it had on English football.

# book - Monday 26 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling to be made into film Omgwaca

Oh My God, What A Complete Aisling to be made into film

Just a small-town girl living in a notions world.

# 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.

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