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Cute, joyous, loveable—the new YA queer romance from Adiba Jaigirdar

Hani and Ishu’s Guide To fake Dating is the new YA queer romance from Adiba Jaigirdar and it’s everything it promises.

Linguistic archaeology—how words reveal our history

How Linguistics can Help the Historian| Anthony Harvey|Royal Irish Academy| ISBN:9781911479697|€ 9.50   Evidence of...

A loosening and tightening knot: Eoghan Smith on the artistry of...

Seed|Joanna Walsh|No Alibis Press| 2021|Limited Edition Set|ISBN: 9781838108113 by Eoghan Smith

Our reviews of some An Post Book Awards shortlistees

Read our reviews of some of the shortlisted titles in the An Post Book Awards.

From the archives—what type of book-buyer are you?

Back in June 1980 the different types of book buyers are revealed.

View the findings of Words Ireland survey—pay, conditions and diversity in...

Words Ireland present the findings of their survey on pay, conditions and diversity in Irish literature.

Burning Books…on Paper—Lucy Caldwell

One of the shortlistees for The BBC National Short Story Award, Lucy Caldwell reveals what books she would save if her house was on fire.

An old mermaid legend—with a new eye

The mermaid story re-imagined by Eithne Ní Ghallchobhair in new publication from Arlen House.

Burning Books…on paper—Rory Gleeson

Rory Gleeson, shortlisted for the BBC Short Story Award 2021, reveals what books he would save if his house was on fire.

From the Archives—October 2009

A winter book list from October 2009, as we celebrate 45 years.

Irish publishing comes to Cheltenham Literature Festival

The Lilliput Press and New Island Books bring Irish publishing to Cheltenham Literature Festival.

Burning Books…on paper— Rosaleen McDonagh

In the first of our companion series to our popular podcast Burning Books, Rosaleen McDonagh tells Ruth McKee what books she would save from the flames.

Books Are My Bag Awards are back for 2021

The Books Are My Bag Readers Awards are back for 2021.