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Jun.19.2009
Irish Bestsellers June 2009 TOP IRISH BESTSELLERS THIS MONTH JUNE 2009 Dying to Survive (Signed by author) by Rachael Keogh €14.99£11.39$18.29   Brooklyn paperback by Colm Toibin Part of the Summer Reading 3 for 2 promotion €12.99£9.87$15.85 Secret Scripture by Sebastian Barry Part of the...
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Jun.18.2009
Munster, Ireland Top Book Sales 18/6/09 Source Carrigdhoun Newspaper Top Ten 1.Miles To Go by Miley Cyrus 2.D-Day by Antony Beevor 3.We Need To Talk About Ross by Paul Howard 4.Official Driving Test Theory by Ireland 5.Brooklyn by Colm Toibin 6.When Will There Be Good News by Kate Atkinson 7.Coast...
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Jun.17.2009
Earth Voices Whispering Anthology is edited by Gerald Dawe. The editor Gerald is Belfast born and a literary prize winner and poet. He has no less than 7 collections in print. The book is published by Blackstaff Press and its ISBN is 0856408212. This is the first Irish war anthology to cover 5 wars...
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Jun.16.2009
The Scarecrow by Michael Connelly is now available in hardback. Its ISBN is 075287585X. The protagonist Jack Mc Evoy is losing his job on his paper due to recessionary cuts. Before he leaves he has two weeks to train in a fresh grad into his job. Jack decides he is going to go out with a blaze of...
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Jun.16.2009
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Jun.15.2009
The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey (Book Review) The Wilderness by Samantha Harvey is now in paperback by Jonathan Cape. It has been short listed for the Orange Prize. It is the author’s debut novel. She has a masters degree in philosphy and has taught English, so I am now suprised it is  literary...
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Jun.05.2009
Arctic Drift by Clive and Dirk Cussler (Book Review)                 Now in paperback Artic Drift by the Cusslers is the 20th Dirk Pitt novel in the series. It is published by Michael Joseph and its ISBN is 0718154703. This quick and exciting James Bond type of thriller is a well researched and...
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Jun.05.2009
Story Needs To Be Told So We Never Forget And Allow It To Happen Again by Annette DunleaThe child abuse in the orphanages of times past in the subject of a new report. The Full Irish Government Report is now online at http://www.childabusecommission.com/rpt/pdfs/. It is horrifying reading. It is...
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Jun.04.2009
The White Tiger Escapes His Cage The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga (Book Review)                 The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga was published in 2008 by Atlantic Books.  This debut novel has won many literary awards Man Booker Prize and Galaxy Author of The Year. It is an evocative and...
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Jun.03.2009
Molly Fox’s Birthday by Deirdre Madden (Book Review) Molly Fox’s Birthday is written by Deirdre Madden. It is her 7th book and has been shortlisted for the Orange Prize 2009 for women writers. It is a slim book at 240 pages and is published by Faber and Faber. There are a number of undercurrent...
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Jun.02.2009
Always and Forever : Katie The Rose of Tralee
WINNER OF THE BELLWETHER PRIZE FOR FICTIONMudbound by Hillary Jordan (Book Review)                 This debut novel Mudbound has rightly won many literary awards and praises from literary critics. It is published by Windmill and its ISBN is 0099524686. The book begins with a grave scene and each...
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May.29.2009
My Book Review: WW11 Poetry---- 5 Star Rating  Prussian Nights: A Poem (Bilingual ed. Tr from Russian) (Paperback)  Author: Aleksandr Isaevich Solzhenitsyn Translated By : Robert Conquest A primary source record of World War 11 in poetry."Prussian Nights," is a  1400 line long poem....
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May.28.2009
Timeline by Michael Crichton (Book Review)                This book was published in paperback by Arrow in 2006. It is a science fiction thriller that has since been made into a movie. It is fast paced and full of danger, a gripping read. Doniger, Head of ITC plans a theme park with artefacts from...
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May.27.2009
The Good War: An Oral History of World War 11 by Studs Terkel (Book Review)                 This bestseller by Studs Terkel was republished in 1997 by New Press.  It won The Pulitzer Prize for non fiction and rightly so. The author presents over 120 interviews with people of all classes and all...
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May.27.2009
Remember Me by Sophie Kinsella (Book Review)                 Remember Me by Sophie Kinsella is now in paperback. Ms Kinsella is the author of the internationally best selling Shopaholic Series. She writes funny chic lit with happy endings and this novel has all her usual ingredients for a great...
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