# books - Today’s News
Gifts for all the family this Christmas
# books - Monday 2 December, 2013
The drones, called Prime Air vehicles, will be as common as mail trucks, according to Amazon.
# books - Thursday 21 November, 2013
A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.
# books - Monday 18 November, 2013
The Booker Prize winner will join the ranks of previous winners John McGahern, Seamus Heaney and Edna O’Brien.
# books - Thursday 14 November, 2013
A US judge rejected arguments from the Authors Guild that Google’s “Library Project” violated the rights of authors by scanning works without approval.
# books - Monday 11 November, 2013
Three Irish books have been nominated for the prestigious IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award. What books would you nominate?
# books - Friday 1 November, 2013
Prepare to be dazzled.
The Bord Gais Energy Irish Book Awards nominations feature a number of recognisable names.
# books - Wednesday 16 October, 2013
Most internet shoppers in Ireland are buying travel and holiday accommodation.
# books - Sunday 13 October, 2013
The library, built in 1913, has hosted the likes of Douglas Hyde, WB Yeats and Hannah Sheehy Skeffington. (And it was also an air raid shelter).
# books - Tuesday 8 October, 2013
New international survey finds Ireland is one of only five countries to reduce the proportion of adults with lower literacy skills.
# books - Wednesday 2 October, 2013
The bestselling author and creator of the Jack Ryan character died at a hospital in Baltimore last night.
The winner of the £25,000 prize will be announced in late November.
The book description is every bit as good as you’d expect.
Just when you think you’ve seen it all…
# books - Friday 13 September, 2013
This year’s choice follows Strumpet City, which was 2013’s book.
# books - Tuesday 10 September, 2013
Out of a possible three Irish novelists, Tóbín was the only one to make the Man Booker Prize shortlist this year.
# books - Sunday 8 September, 2013
All of your essential tech and social media news for the week in one byte-sized portion.
# books - Friday 6 September, 2013
Do you read a lot? Come be with your people.
# books - Wednesday 4 September, 2013
But producers are standing by their decision.
# books - Tuesday 3 September, 2013
Emma Donoghue’s novel Room was nominated for the Man Booker prize and has sold more than two and a half million copies.
# books - Friday 23 August, 2013
Novelist David Peace shows different dimensions to the Liverpool managerial great amid some artistic licence.
# books - Saturday 17 August, 2013
# books - Friday 9 August, 2013
Does that mean we’re old? SCREAM.
# books - Tuesday 23 July, 2013
# books - Monday 22 July, 2013
It’s been revealed that the Harry Potter creator used a male pseudonym and is in fact the author of a new mystery crime novel – but Michelle Jackson writes that it is sad Rowling had to do that to achieve critical acclaim.
# books - Wednesday 10 July, 2013
HBO didn’t get it quite right. Stinger.
# books - Saturday 29 June, 2013
Countryside overrun by housing developments, commercialism and greed – the 1984 author is one to re-read.
# books - Sunday 9 June, 2013
The author of books including the Wasp Factory had announced in April that he had advanced cancer.
# books - Thursday 6 June, 2013
Kevin Barry is the third Irish author to win the coveted €100,000 literary prize, taking up good company with previous winners Colm Tóibín and Colum McCann
# books - Wednesday 15 May, 2013
So THAT’S how you write a book…
# books - Monday 13 May, 2013
It’s his birthday, and making you aware of this is our gift to him.
# books - Thursday 9 May, 2013
It exists, and it’s a wonder.
# books - Friday 3 May, 2013
# books - Sunday 28 April, 2013
Today is his birthday and he is quite amazing.
# books - Tuesday 23 April, 2013
Is there anything better?
# books - Tuesday 9 April, 2013
We have busy lives, y’know.
Other nominees include Michel Houellebecq, Haruki Murakami and Andrew Miller.