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#Books

# books - Thursday 9 June, 2016

'When somebody you love is ill you feel embarrassed for your own luck'

Akhil Sharma’s Family Life has scooped the €100,000 International Dublin Literary Award.

# books - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

From The Daily Edge 9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays Summer Reading List

9 books you should definitely take on your summer holidays

Heading on a pre-holiday Easons smash and grab? Here’s what to pick up.

# books - Tuesday 12 April, 2016

These are the 10 books up for a €100k prize from Dublin City Council

Eight different countries, including Ireland, are represented.

# books - Wednesday 30 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 feelings every 90s kid has about Jacqueline Wilson books Girls In Love

10 feelings every 90s kid has about Jacqueline Wilson books

Jackie knows what’s up.

# books - Monday 28 March, 2016

Meet the Galway teen who’s published her first book at just 16

We spoke to newly-published author Eilís Barrett, from Galway.

# books - Thursday 24 March, 2016

From The Daily Edge These parents created an amazing Harry Potter themed nursery Harry Potter
From The Daily Edge A charity shop received so many Fifty Shades of Grey donations, they built a fort Fifty Shades

# books - Sunday 13 March, 2016

These sisters went from underground health food gurus to bestselling cookbook authors

Ever heard of courgette spaghetti? It’s because of these young women.

# books - Thursday 3 March, 2016

COMPETITION: Here are the books you should be picking up this World Book Day

Plus: Win one of three €100 Easons.com eVouchers.

From The Daily Edge Look at all these adorable kids in their World Book Day costumes World Book Day
From The Daily Edge 18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels Shamrouges

18 images that will give every Irish childhood bookworm the feels

Having fun isn’t hard, when you’ve got a library card.

# books - Tuesday 16 February, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 things you’ll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid Reading Rainbow

13 things you’ll understand if you were a total bookworm as a kid

School book fairs were no joke.

# books - Tuesday 2 February, 2016

Man previously jailed for damaging €10m Monet painting convicted of having rare stolen books

Andrew Shannon told investigators he bought the books at a fair for about £300 and was using them to decorate his house.

# books - Sunday 10 January, 2016

14 books that will make you want to travel

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

From The Daily Edge 14 books that will make you want to travel Wanderlust

14 books that will make you want to travel

Let these books spirit you away for a few hours.

# books - Monday 4 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 12 easy ways to be really good to yourself this January Mind Yourself

12 easy ways to be really good to yourself this January

Self-care is important.

# books - Friday 1 January, 2016

From The Daily Edge 10 books you need to read before they’re movies in 2016 Read The Fillums

10 books you need to read before they’re movies in 2016

Top up your reading list with some of these.

# books - Saturday 26 December, 2015

33 books everyone should read before turning 30

Are your favourites on the list?

What were your favourite books of 2015? Here are our picks

Tell us in the comments.

# books - Friday 25 December, 2015

These 15 sci-fi books actually predicted the future

When science fiction becomes fact.

# books - Wednesday 16 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge 10 books that will make brilliant last-minute Christmas gifts Last Minute Dot Com

# books - Saturday 12 December, 2015

Shopping for books for Christmas presents? Here’s some help…

Here are some of the top literary picks from 2015.

# books - Friday 4 December, 2015

From The Daily Edge How many of the best books of 2015 have you read? Bookworm

How many of the best books of 2015 have you read?

Some more books to add to your “to read” pile.

# books - Wednesday 2 December, 2015

Morrissey’s writing about sex is so bad he was given an award

“The couple rolled together into the one giggling snowball of full-figured copulation.”

# books - Wednesday 25 November, 2015

‘Speaking out about imbalance can shake people up’

Journalist and and Irish Book Awards-nominated editor Sinead Gleeson on why speaking out can help bring change.

# books - Sunday 22 November, 2015

Isis bookshop vandalised for fifth time, still refuses to change name

‘Some ignorant people believe that the terrorists have a gift store in the middle of Denver.’

# books - Wednesday 18 November, 2015

From The Daily Edge 8 toe-curlingly awful lines from this year’s Bad Sex in Fiction Award nominees Turned Off

# books - Monday 16 November, 2015

Bill Bryson: ‘I’ve always felt I’m kind of an outsider’

The best-selling author spoke to us about life in the UK, and what it’s like to have Robert Redford portray you on the big screen.

# books - Sunday 8 November, 2015

Amazon is opening a physical bookstore – with a difference

It will even include reviews from the site.

# books - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

These books are fighting to be named the best in Ireland

The shortlist has just been announced.

# books - Saturday 24 October, 2015

Leprechauns and fantasy make this Irish author one of the most popular in the world

We sat down with the famous writer for a chat about his latest projects.

# books - Sunday 18 October, 2015

From The Daily Edge 25 books every twentysomething should read So It Goes

25 books every twentysomething should read

Get stuck in.

# books - Sunday 20 September, 2015

Here’s why Ireland’s women writers aren’t being ignored anymore

We speak to the editor of a new anthology, broadcaster and journalist Sinéad Gleeson.

# books - Thursday 10 September, 2015

From The Daily Edge Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter? This post contains a poll

Is it time JK Rowling stopped talking about Harry Potter?

Saturation, or still exciting?

# books - Monday 7 September, 2015

Outrage after teen book is banned over sex, drugs and racism

The book tells the story of a Maori boy who struggles with racism and drugs.

# books - Monday 31 August, 2015

From The Daily Edge Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him ‘mediocre’ Ah Here

Terry Pratchett fans are defending his honour after The Guardian called him ‘mediocre’

The article comes days after Pratchett’s final novel was published.

# books - Thursday 30 July, 2015

From The Daily Edge This boy was sent loads of books after a postman saw he had only junk mail to read Book Worm

This boy was sent loads of books after a postman saw he had only junk mail to read

If this doesn’t make you smile/shed a tear, we don’t know what will.

# books - Wednesday 29 July, 2015

Meet the latest Irish novelist in the running for one of the world’s biggest literary awards

She got the nod for her latest book, The Green Road.

# books - Monday 29 June, 2015

Fifty Shades of Grey has made us all mad for … reading

What did you think we were going to say? Filthy minds.

# books - Sunday 21 June, 2015

Jim Crace interview: “I’m an un-tortured writer and that isn’t very sexy”

That hasn’t stopped the British writer from scooping one of the world’s top literary prizes.

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