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# book - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

Tiger Woods promises to tell 'definitive story' in new memoir

HarperCollins Publishers have acquired the rights to ‘Back.’

# book - Thursday 26 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Are you criticising someone because they're mirroring something you don't like about yourself?' EXTRACT

Opinion: 'Are you criticising someone because they're mirroring something you don't like about yourself?'

In this extract from Ubuntu, the granddaughter of Archbishop Desmond Tutu explains how we can learn to live without bias.

# book - Sunday 22 September, 2019

'Last year's Champions League - it really doesn't get any better... But it comes at a huge price' Caveat This post contains videos

'Last year's Champions League - it really doesn't get any better... But it comes at a huge price'

David Goldblatt chats to The42 about his new book ‘The Age of Football’.

# book - Thursday 12 September, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I really hope this becomes an annual thing': Aislings queue up at Eason to mark Aisling Day Omgwaca This post contains videos

'I really hope this becomes an annual thing': Aislings queue up at Eason to mark Aisling Day

Book three in the Oh My God What A Complete Aisling series came out today.

# book - Saturday 31 August, 2019

From TheJournal.ie A short story before bedtime: Bluebell Meadow by Benedict Kiely Short Story

A short story before bedtime: Bluebell Meadow by Benedict Kiely

Kiely would have been 100 on 15 August of this year. Born in Dromore, he had a long and prolific writing career.

# book - Monday 10 June, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee to go on pre-sale Angels With Blue Faces

Book written by murdered journalist Lyra McKee to go on pre-sale

The book, Angels with Blue Faces, is due to be released at the end of June.

# book - Wednesday 29 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Donohoe 'stands by' Taoiseach's actions during Garda whistleblower case, as Shatter pens new book 'Frenzy and Betrayal' Frenzy And Betrayal

Donohoe 'stands by' Taoiseach's actions during Garda whistleblower case, as Shatter pens new book 'Frenzy and Betrayal'

Shatter has spoken out for the first time about the lead up to his resignation from government.

# book - Thursday 16 May, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Nine-year-old recovering from leukaemia publishes adventure tale with help of Make-A-Wish Lost And Found

Nine-year-old recovering from leukaemia publishes adventure tale with help of Make-A-Wish

“I wrote ‘Lost & Found’ for my brothers,” Brea said.

# book - Sunday 28 April, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'I didn't want to talk to him at all': Why a new book about the Yorkshire Ripper isn't focusing on the killer Peter Sutcliffe

'I didn't want to talk to him at all': Why a new book about the Yorkshire Ripper isn't focusing on the killer

A new book has chosen to look at Peter Sutcliffe’s victims.

'Matthew Pinsent remembers being on the mini-bus for an Olympic final and praying it would crash'

Olympic medallist Annie Vernon chats about her new book ‘Mind Games’.

# book - Tuesday 26 March, 2019

From TheJournal.ie Meet Ann Devine - the Irish mammy to beat all Irish mammies Colm O'regan This post contains videos

Meet Ann Devine - the Irish mammy to beat all Irish mammies

We talked live to Colm O’Regan about his debut novel, Ann Devine: Ready For Her Closeup.

# book - Sunday 3 February, 2019

From TheJournal.ie From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is' Music Love Drugs War

From a 'dreadful' job to publishing her first novel at 54: 'It's life-changing, it really is'

Geraldine Quigley was 54 when her first book was published – and it’s all about growing up in Derry.

# book - Sunday 6 January, 2019

From TheJournal.ie 'Bright, brilliant, educated young women from South County Dublin... don’t end up with a gypsy boxer from Limerick' Dichotomy

'Bright, brilliant, educated young women from South County Dublin... don’t end up with a gypsy boxer from Limerick'

Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Fighter’ by Andy Lee with Niall Kelly.

# book - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts Interview This post contains videos

The Irishman who battled alcoholism, fought for the world title and was never knocked down in 57 pro bouts

Seán Mannion chats to The42 about his remarkable boxing career.

# book - Monday 31 December, 2018

'My career finished with injury and the thing I feared most, my mother dying, happened at that moment... I was 21'

Paul Ferris on adapting to life as a former footballer.

# book - Sunday 30 December, 2018

'A generation of footballers are dying without even knowing that they were footballers'

Michael Calvin discusses dementia and various other football-related issues from his book, State of Play.

# book - Saturday 29 December, 2018

'Paul Merson once rang in the middle of the night because, while asleep, he’d poked himself in the eye'

Ex-Arsenal forward Alan Smith recalls memories of his time with the Gunners and the ultimately premature end to his career.

# book - Tuesday 25 December, 2018

'If I could do all that, I would hold a world record... I was 11 years and 333 days old'

Read our extract from William Hill Sports Book of the Year joint winner, ‘Boy in the Water’.

# book - Sunday 23 December, 2018

‘He is an absolute genius. But it comes at a cost’ Enigma This post contains videos

‘He is an absolute genius. But it comes at a cost’

Armen Keteyian, who has co-authored an acclaimed biography of Tiger Woods, chats about the star’s remarkable life.

# book - Saturday 22 December, 2018

'Bright, brilliant, educated young women from South County Dublin... don’t end up with a gypsy boxer from Limerick'

Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Fighter’ by Andy Lee with Niall Kelly.

# book - Friday 21 December, 2018

'He is sick with the fear... Waiting for them to get to the part where they discover that €294,000 is missing'

Check out this extract from Tony 10, one of the year’s most acclaimed Irish sports books.

# book - Thursday 20 December, 2018

'I promised her it wasn’t the end for me. Even if the surgery didn’t work and my career was over'

In this extract from his memoir, Lisburn native and former Newcastle footballer Paul Ferris recalls one of the darkest periods in his life.

# book - Monday 17 December, 2018

The day child prodigy Tiger Woods appeared on national TV with legendary US actor Jimmy Stewart

An extract on the golf star’s early days explores his life as a sporting prodigy.

# book - Saturday 17 November, 2018

From TheJournal.ie What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama White House

What we learned from reading Becoming by Michelle Obama

We read the former First Lady’s biography to discover what it taught us about her life.

# book - Sunday 11 November, 2018

'We were near finished the book and my son got murdered'

Irish boxing legend Eamonn Magee chats to The42 about his turbulent life inside and outside the ring.

# book - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Why do we like reading about crime so much in Ireland? Because it offers escapism' Opinion

Opinion: 'Why do we like reading about crime so much in Ireland? Because it offers escapism'

Crime writer Sam Blake explains that writing and reading crime can help you get away from the news when it’s grim. And unlike in real life, there’ll always be a satisfying ending.

# 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.

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