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#Books

# books - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Three Irish authors have made the longlist for the Man Booker Prize

Sally Rooney, Donal Ryan and Anna Burns will all compete for the award.

# books - Wednesday 27 June, 2018

Irish language works get their own award category for first time at Irish Book Awards

An Post has taken over as sponsor of the annual awards for the next three years.

# books - Monday 25 June, 2018

Children's book award drops Laura Ingalls Wilder's name over racist content

The Laura Ingalls Wilder Award will now be known as the Children’s Literature Legacy Award.

# books - Sunday 27 May, 2018

From The Daily Edge 11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays Summer Reads

11 summer beach reads you need to pack for your holidays

Don’t leave it to the last minute.

# books - Saturday 12 May, 2018

Can children's books help kids fight climate change?

We spoke to the author of a new book on the topic.

# books - Wednesday 11 April, 2018

Late returning a library book? The government wants to scrap late fines

It’s part of a proposal to increase the number of people using libraries.

# books - Thursday 5 April, 2018

Two Irish novels shortlisted for literary award worth €100,000

The award was launched on 7 April 1995 and is now in its 23rd year.

# books - Saturday 10 March, 2018

'Farming is what saved me, really' - Coming home to fight depression and deliver calves

“Life was really good for a time – until it wasn’t.”

# books - Tuesday 20 February, 2018

From The Daily Edge 7 things you'll recognise if the book pile beside your bed is your personal Everest Bedside Bookpile

Writers join together to push Irish author's new book to top spot after terminal diagnosis

Bestselling author Emma Hannigan announced on Friday that her breast cancer is now terminal.

# books - Monday 1 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge 17 upcoming books by women to read in 2018 Read Women

17 upcoming books by women to read in 2018

Hup the gals.

# books - Saturday 30 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 books to read before they come out as movies in 2018 A Wrinkle In Time
From The Daily Edge 10 books that were essential reading for girls growing up in the 2000s Angus Thongs

# books - Friday 29 December, 2017

# books - Wednesday 27 December, 2017

These are the books we'll all be talking about in 2018

Here’s the definitive list.

# books - Monday 25 December, 2017

From The Daily Edge Here are the books some of our favourite faces read and loved in 2017 Get Booky

Here are the books some of our favourite faces read and loved in 2017

Plus some picks of our own.

# books - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Three Irish authors shortlisted for major UK book award

The Costa Book Awards is the only major book prize open only to authors resident in Britain and Ireland.

# books - Friday 10 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge 9 audiobooks narrated by celebrities to go on a nice long walk with Listen To Me

# books - Sunday 5 November, 2017

These Waterford teens have set up Ireland's first youth-run literary festival

We talked to them about how they did it.

# books - Thursday 2 November, 2017

Newbies, celebrities, and one turkey: These Irish books are in the running to be named the best of 2017

The nominees for the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book awards were announced today.

# books - Monday 30 October, 2017

Stay-at-home mom turned vampire author Clare Daly: 'How I became a writer'

Clare Daly is about to self-publish her first novel, an Irish Vampire story, Our Destiny is Blood.

# books - Friday 6 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold Autumnal Reads

8 new books to curl up with now it's turned awful cold

It has though, hasn’t it?

# books - Thursday 5 October, 2017

British writer of The Remains of the Day wins Nobel Prize for Literature

The prize is worth 9 million kronor (€1 million).

# books - Sunday 1 October, 2017

From The Daily Edge 18 things that would happen if Pride and Prejudice was set in modern-day Ireland Ooh Mr Darcy

18 things that would happen if Pride and Prejudice was set in modern-day Ireland

Would it still be a classic? Maybe.

# books - Saturday 30 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 11 young adult novels that are well worth reading at any age Reading Is Fundamental

11 young adult novels that are well worth reading at any age

If you think YA is just for teens, you’re missing out.

# books - Thursday 21 September, 2017

From The42 Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize Essential Reading

Here are the 16 sports books longlisted for the William Hill prize

Judy Murray’s book on life with her son Andy and a biography on the late Muhammad Ali are among the contenders.

# books - Saturday 16 September, 2017

'Imaginations flourish': 30 years of good done through the MS Readathon

Did you discover one of your favourite authors during the MS Readathon?

# books - Wednesday 13 September, 2017

From The Daily Edge 10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books Roald Dahl Day

10 important things we learned from Roald Dahl books

It’s Roald Dahl Day!

# books - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'The right to do any job they like': New book sets out a declaration for the rights of boys and girls

Irish publisher Siobhan Parkinson of Little Island tells us why they decided to publish the book.

# books - Sunday 27 August, 2017

From The Daily Edge 25 books by women authors to read before 2017 is out Read Women

25 books by women authors to read before 2017 is out

The best books by women authors this year.

From Australia to Ireland and back again: 'I realised I don't know where home is anymore'

The Irish-based Australian bestselling author tells us about how her own experience with emigration informed her new book.

# books - Wednesday 2 August, 2017

Parents pay €275 per child on secondary school books

“August will be extremely stressful for me… I will lose sleep and I will worry,” one parent said.

# books - Wednesday 19 July, 2017

Two new Harry Potter books to be published this year

The books expand on the universe of the Harry Potter series.

# books - Wednesday 12 July, 2017

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections National Refurb This post contains videos

Half a million books to be moved and €10m spent to preserve National Library collections

Current storage conditions put some collections at fire risk.

# books - Saturday 1 July, 2017

From The Daily Edge What Percent Hermione Granger Are You? Brightest Witch Of Her Year

What Percent Hermione Granger Are You?

You’ve got dirt on your nose by the way. Did you know? Just there.

# books - Monday 26 June, 2017

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.

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