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# books - Yesterday’s News

From The Daily Edge 12 lovely memories you will have if you grew up with Harry Potter Mischief Managed

12 lovely memories you will have if you grew up with Harry Potter

Harry Potter and the Philosopher’s Stone is 20 years old today. Can you believe it?

# books - Saturday 24 June, 2017

'Everyone predicted the end': How Ireland's Indie Bookshops are surviving in the Amazon age

Independent Book Shop week starts today, celebrating the great and the good of the indie bookseller.

# books - Saturday 17 June, 2017

From The Daily Edge Tell us a book you like, and we'll recommend you one to read next Read You Wrote You

Tell us a book you like, and we'll recommend you one to read next

Re-stock that Kindle/teetering book pile.

# books - Thursday 1 June, 2017

A new JRR Tolkien book has been published (and there's a huge Irish wolfhound on the cover*)

*Well it’s Middle-earth, so it’s not really an Irish wolfhound.

# books - Saturday 20 May, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 twisty, suspenseful novels to read on your holidays Beach Reads

11 twisty, suspenseful novels to read on your holidays

A few page-turners to eat up on your sun lounger.

# books - Sunday 26 March, 2017

Transgender teens, blended families and feminism - the new breed of children's books

We ask experts about the move towards diversity on the bookshelves.

# books - Wednesday 22 March, 2017

A spy novel set in Dublin during the 1940s Emergency chosen as this year's One City One Book

Echoland, by Joe Joyce, follows novels such as Dubliners, Dracula and Strumpet City to be chosen for the festival.

# books - Friday 17 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 juicy celebrity memoirs that are actually worth a read Books Of Revelations

11 juicy celebrity memoirs that are actually worth a read

Gossip hounds, get in here.

# books - Saturday 4 March, 2017

From The Daily Edge How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books? Lashings Of Boiled Eggs

How Well Do You Remember Enid Blyton Books?

Jolly hockey sticks!

# books - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Open thread: What's the most inspiring book you've ever read?

We’ll tell you ours…

# books - Wednesday 15 February, 2017

Big news for His Dark Materials fans, Philip Pullman is releasing a new trilogy

The original novels have gone on to sell 17.5 million copies around the world.

# books - Tuesday 31 January, 2017

Irish author Sebastian Barry scoops major Book of the Year prize

The Costa Book of the Year was formerly known as the Whitbread prize.

# books - Sunday 15 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 13 mood-boosting books to get you through the dark winter nights Feel Good Read

13 mood-boosting books to get you through the dark winter nights

Because our spirits could do with a bit of lifting.

# books - Friday 13 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 things you probably did if you grew up reading A Series of Unfortunate Events V.f.d.

# books - Wednesday 11 January, 2017

From The Daily Edge The 14 truly devastating struggles of being a bookworm Reading Is Fundamental

The 14 truly devastating struggles of being a bookworm

The things we go through for the love of reading. Honestly, we’re saints.

# books - Sunday 1 January, 2017

Here are the books, films and TV shows to watch out for in 2017

Get ready for a year of binge-watching and reading.

From The Daily Edge 9 books you should read before they're films in 2017 Give A Hoot Read A Book

9 books you should read before they're films in 2017

New year, new reading list.

# books - Friday 30 December, 2016

Soldiers, sailors, diplomats: The forgotten Irish who changed Latin America

In this extract from his book Paisanos, Tim Fanning tells the story of army officer Alexander O’Reilly.

# books - Thursday 29 December, 2016

'The TV spoiler has as much potential to ruin an evening as food poisoning'

Comedian Colm O’Regan on people’s aversion to spoilers – and whether they’re a symptom of notions.

# books - Wednesday 28 December, 2016

Catholic bishops pump millions into the publisher behind Alive-O! school books

Religious publisher Veritas has slipped into the red, and losses continued to mount last year.

# books - Wednesday 21 December, 2016

From The Daily Edge Trinity students are hiding books all around Dublin in a bid to raise money for the homeless Festive Fiction Finding

Trinity students are hiding books all around Dublin in a bid to raise money for the homeless

Every one who finds a book is being encouraged to donate to Focus Ireland.

# books - Saturday 10 December, 2016

What's your favourite childhood book? New campaign tries to get kids reading for Christmas

Research shows over half of Irish parents would like to read to their children more.

Looking for good books to buy as Christmas presents? Here's some help

We have recommendations galore.

# books - Friday 2 December, 2016

Book returned to Tralee Library 67 years late

The borrower avoided a €1,200 fine.

# books - Monday 21 November, 2016

Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88 RIP

Renowned Irish author William Trevor dies aged 88

The author died at his home in Devon, England.

Seven Irish authors make the longlist for €100,000 Dublin literary prize

Books from John Banville, Edna O’Brien and Anne Enright make the list.

# books - Thursday 17 November, 2016

Ireland’s favourite books for 2016 have been announced

The winners were announced at an award ceremony in Dublin tonight.

# books - Monday 14 November, 2016

"Irish readers are like no others in the world": How these homegrown publishers are making waves

We speak to two of the country’s publishers about a life in books.

# books - Wednesday 9 November, 2016

COMPETITION: Win a load of great books nominated for the Irish Book Awards

There are some super titles up for grabs.

# books - Saturday 29 October, 2016

Life, death and rock n'roll: 40 years of Ireland captured in photos

Photographer Eric Luke’s book is nominated in the Irish Book Awards.

# books - Tuesday 27 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 8 reasons Marian Keyes is a proven national treasure Lady Marian

8 reasons Marian Keyes is a proven national treasure

NOBODY say “chick lit”.

# books - Tuesday 13 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 13 memories everyone who grew up loving Roald Dahl books will remember Roalddahlday

# books - Saturday 3 September, 2016

From The Daily Edge 20 books every woman should read in her lifetime Reading Is Fundamental

20 books every woman should read in her lifetime

Bookmark, read, and recommend to your friends.

# 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
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