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#book

# book - Sunday 8 July, 2018

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

From The42 'He said in football there were 2 types of people - those who pay bribes and those who accept them' Red Card

'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

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

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

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

From The42 'When it comes to rape, I think we're still obsessed with women' Issue

'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

From The42 '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

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

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

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

'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.

# book - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The42 'Absolute disbelief consumed us. How could this be happening to Cormac, of all people?' Tragedy

'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

From The42 'I like horses because they have never caused me pain' Honesty

'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

From The42 ‘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.

From The42 'This was '80s Ireland... It was felt a man couldn’t possibly bring 6 children up on his own' Looking Back

'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

From The42 'The band was so unprepared for an Irish victor that they played God Save the Queen' The Ascent

'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

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

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

From The42 Our book launch is on this Thursday - and we'd love to see you there Behind The Lines

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

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

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

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

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

'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

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

From The42 'He was tougher than I thought... The players didn't all like him that much' Interview

'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

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

From The42 ‘It’s now becoming common for me to hear that 3-year-old boys are being approached by scouts’ Problems

‘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

"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

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

'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

From The42 The story behind one of sport's biggest scandals Looking Back

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

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

You can now buy 'experiences' through Airbnb

But are they coming to Ireland?

# book - Sunday 5 March, 2017

'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

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

"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.

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