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# books - Thursday 28 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie The Irish author of Uncle Silas was honoured with a Google Doodle today Sheridan Le Fanu

The Irish author of Uncle Silas was honoured with a Google Doodle today

Sheridan Le Fanu was born in Dominick Street in Dublin 200 years ago today.

# books - Monday 4 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge 19 terrifying things you learn by the time you’re 29 Ravages Of Time

19 terrifying things you learn by the time you’re 29

Growing up, growing up to be…

# books - Saturday 2 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie All the books you need to read this year On The Shelf

All the books you need to read this year

Books, books, books. And more books.

# books - Wednesday 23 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize Wordy Competitors

Two Irish novelists have been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize

So was Englishman David Mitchell, who lives in Co Cork.

# books - Monday 21 July, 2014

New Amazon service offers unlimited e-book access

The Kindle Unlimited service will give US readers a Spotify-style service for their e-readers.

# books - Saturday 19 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie This could be Ireland’s library of the future – but why the controversy? By The Book

This could be Ireland’s library of the future – but why the controversy?

The Lexicon is costing €36.6m to build.

# books - Friday 18 July, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here are the ‘pro-gay’ kids books Singapore is clamping down on Rated R

Here are the ‘pro-gay’ kids books Singapore is clamping down on

A penguin with two dads, children adopted from China, and an American favourite.

# books - Friday 11 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge David Duchovny has written a book about farm animals uniting Israel and Palestine Duchvony
From TheJournal.ie Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children’s books Books

Singapore national library to destroy LGBT-themed children’s books

Library says three books are contrary to its “pro-family” stance.

# books - Sunday 29 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge The 10 best books of the year (so far), according to Amazon Bookworms

# books - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 7 important life lessons we learned from Maurice Sendak Wild Thing

7 important life lessons we learned from Maurice Sendak

The author of Where the Wild Things Are would have been 83 today.

# books - Thursday 5 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Irish author Eimear McBride wins £30,000 Baileys Prize for her debut novel Congrats

Irish author Eimear McBride wins £30,000 Baileys Prize for her debut novel

She spent more than a decade trying to get it published – and now it’s won one of the biggest prizes in literature.

# books - Wednesday 4 June, 2014

From The Daily Edge 16 products you won’t believe actually exist Cat Hair

16 products you won’t believe actually exist

Shut up and take our money.

# books - Wednesday 28 May, 2014

From The Daily Edge We studied Maya Angelou’s writing in school – here’s what she taught us RIP

We studied Maya Angelou’s writing in school – here’s what she taught us

The author passed away today at the age of 86.

# books - Tuesday 22 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Co Carlow has the sassiest librarians in the country You So Fine

Co Carlow has the sassiest librarians in the country

Look at this poster. Would YOU want a fine off this crowd?

# books - Thursday 17 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge Stephen King is tired of you moaning about Game of Thrones spoilers King Stephen

Stephen King is tired of you moaning about Game of Thrones spoilers

Spoilerville. Population: this post.

From TheJournal.ie Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools Rentals

Funding of €15m to provide school book rental schemes for 400 schools

The Minister for Education said the new funding will benefit all primary schools who currently operate a school book rental scheme.

# books - Sunday 6 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie US writer Peter Matthiessen dies aged 86 RIP

US writer Peter Matthiessen dies aged 86

The author, who had been diagnosed with leukaemia, had been ill for a number of months.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you still read books? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you still read books?

E-book readers are growing in popularity but are you happier when you can actually turn the pages on that page-turner?

# books - Saturday 5 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie ‘Better than telly and the internet’: Dubliners love their library-on-wheels Novel Idea

‘Better than telly and the internet’: Dubliners love their library-on-wheels

Funding for Dublin City Public Libraries has dropped by about €800,000 in the last six years.

# books - Tuesday 1 April, 2014

From TheJournal.ie National Library evacuated after basement fire Book Burning

National Library evacuated after basement fire

But all is ok now and no collections were damaged.

# books - Wednesday 19 March, 2014

Pope Francis is selling out (in Irish bookstores)

‘Evangelii Gaudium’ — written solely by the Pope — has been flying off the shelves since its publication late last year.

# books - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: A novel approach to exploring Irish history Looking Back

Column: A novel approach to exploring Irish history

Comic book writer Sean Michael Wilson discusses the value and challenges of depicting history in graphic novels.

From TheJournal.ie New Censorship Board being put together…solely to deal with Alan Shatter’s ‘Laura’ X Rated

New Censorship Board being put together…solely to deal with Alan Shatter’s ‘Laura’

The board have not met since June 2008 and its future is being considered by the Government.

# books - Thursday 6 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge 11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books Spine Tingling

11 inarguable reasons real books will always be better than e-books

We laugh in the face of your technological advances.

# books - Saturday 1 March, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Column: What is Fan Fiction – and why is it making people nervous? Flight Of Fancy

Column: What is Fan Fiction – and why is it making people nervous?

It has become an internet sensation over the last decade, but not all is as it seems in the world of Fan Fiction, writes Stephen Downes.

# books - Sunday 23 February, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once Turn The Page

Every bookworm must visit these shops at least once

One contains 29 kilometres of books worth of books.

# books - Monday 10 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge This Dublin book shop has a very polite approach to advertising Quite Decent

This Dublin book shop has a very polite approach to advertising

They don’t want to put you out, but if you want to buy some books for a good price, you can do it in here.

From The Daily Edge Children read aloud to cats in the most adorable book club ever Book Buddies

Children read aloud to cats in the most adorable book club ever

This month’s book is The Cat-cher in the Rye.

# books - Sunday 9 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge A definitive ranking of the children’s books you read in school Readathon

A definitive ranking of the children’s books you read in school

From Roald Dahl to Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry.

# books - Sunday 2 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge J.K Rowling says that Harry and Hermione should have ended up together Ship Has Sailed

# books - Friday 31 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge 10 books to read before their film versions are released this year Book Club

10 books to read before their film versions are released this year

Look like a smarty pants in front of your mates, and get ahead of the curve.

# books - Tuesday 28 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Dublin pub erects plaque to rugby hero… above the urinals Roysh

Dublin pub erects plaque to rugby hero… above the urinals

Goys, this is totes amazeballs. OMG-sies.

# books - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Here’s what you’ll be reading, watching and listening to in 2014 What To Watch

Here’s what you’ll be reading, watching and listening to in 2014

Looking for new books, music, films and TV shows this year? We’ve got you covered.

# books - Monday 30 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should we introduce self-service public libraries? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should we introduce self-service public libraries?

It’s worked in Denmark but would it work here?

# books - Thursday 26 December, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon BEST BOOKS

The best-selling books of the year, according to Amazon

Amazon have calculated its list of best-selling books by sales of print and Kindle edition books published in 2013.

# books - Sunday 22 December, 2013

Take an inside peek inside one of Google’s most controversial projects

Who knew books could cause such a fuss?

# books - Tuesday 10 December, 2013

From The Daily Edge Chris O’Dowd signs worldwide deal to write Moone Boy books for kids Write On

Chris O’Dowd signs worldwide deal to write Moone Boy books for kids

The Roscommon man is taking the Boyle comedy to print.

# books - Monday 2 December, 2013

Amazon will deliver packages in 30 minutes using drones

The drones, called Prime Air vehicles, will be as common as mail trucks, according to Amazon.

# books - Thursday 21 November, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library Art Theft

Man arrested in connection with book theft at National Library

A large number of books and pamphlets, some of which are of historical value, were discovered at a house in Clonsilla.

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