Book Awards

By Brona Looby
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Oct 5th, 2017
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The English author Kazuo Ishiguro has today been awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature. Citing the author’s writing, the judges said Ishiguro” in novels of great emotional force, has uncovered the abyss beneath our illusory sense of connection with the world”. “It comes at a time when th...
By Maeve Ward
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Sep 13th, 2017
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The Man Booker shortlist was announced this morning and showcases a diverse range of writing talent. From the literary giants of Paul Auster and George Saunders, to the debut books from Fiona Mozley and Emily Fridlund, this years selection is as unpredictable and varied as ever. It also presents us w...
By Maeve Ward
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Aug 17th, 2017
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Every month, we share our book recommendations with you through Eason Book Club. Chosen from our favourite reads, bestsellers and critically acclaimed books across all genres, we have something for all book lovers, no matter what you’re into. For a look at all of our recommended titles this month, vi...
By Maeve Ward
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Oct 25th, 2016
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The Shortlisted titles for the Irish Book Awards 2016 have just been announced and we are particularly excited to announce the nominees for the Eason Book Club Novel of the year! All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan Melody Shee is alone and in trouble. Her husband doesn’t take her news too well. She...
By James
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Mar 11th, 2015
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Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) announced today their short-list for the annual Book of the Year Award. Currently in its 25th year, the CBI seal is generally regarded as the most prestigious award for children’s books in Ireland. The ten finalists include Chris Haughton’s beautifully...
By Alan
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Nov 27th, 2014
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On a night when the Irish Book Industry turned out in force to give its annual awards to the authors of the year’s best books, it was certainly a chance to celebrate the breadth, quality and enduring popularity of books in 2014 with a stellar array of great books nominated in all 12 categories. The [...
By Meghan Davey
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Oct 30th, 2014
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The Shortlisted titles for the Irish Book Awards 2014 have now been revealed and we are particularly excited to announce the nominees for the Eason Novel of the Year Award. Nora Webster by Colm Toibin In a follow up to his superb 2009 novel, Brooklyn, Colm Toibin returns to the village of Enniscorthy...
By Meghan Davey
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Oct 15th, 2014
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While everyone tweeted their delight at Ireland’s footballing victory over Germany, a whole other party was in full swing on the other side of the Twittersphere. There was great excitement in the book world last night as the winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize was finally revealed. The announcement w...
By Stephen
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Sep 9th, 2014
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In a year when American authors are eligible for the Man Booker Prize for the first time, it seems the judges were keen to highlight the prize’s now very global reach in their shortlist. The six authors come from all four corners of the globe. Two are American; Karen Joy Fowler is shortlisted for We ...
By Stephen
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Jul 23rd, 2014
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Two Irish authors feature on this year’s Man Booker Prize longlist – Niall Williams is cited for his ninth novel, History of the Rain, while Joseph O’Neill, previously longlisted for his novel, Netherland, is included for his follow-up, The Dog, due to be published in September. Cork-based David Mitc...