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Booker Prize Shortlist 2019

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September 3, 2019

The six shortlisted books for the 2019 Booker Prize for Fiction have been announced today, 3rd September. A short overview of each book is provided below.

The Testaments – Margaret Atwood

When the van door slammed on Offred’s future at the end of The Handmaid’s Tale, readers had no way of telling…


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Promo Event for Adrian McKinty’s New Book – The Chain

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July 23, 2019

David Torrens from No Alibis Book Store hosted a promotion event for the release of Adrian McKinty’s new book The Chain. It also marked a return for Adrian to his home town of Belfast.

Joined on stage with Adrian and David was best selling author Steve Cavanagh – author…


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Launch of “A Ladder to the Sky” – John Boyne

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August 10, 2018

John Boyne launched his new book “A Ladder to the Sky” last night, 9th August 2018, at Hodges Figgis, on Dawson Street, Dublin.

John was emotional as he thanked his editor of 10 years, Bill Scott-Kerr,  and his agent of 20 years, Simon Trewin, not only for their ongoing support but their support,…

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2018 Man Booker Prize Longlist Announced

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July 26, 2018

An Overview of the 13 Books Longlisted
Warlight – Michael Ondaatje
London, 1945. The capital is still reeling from the war. 14-year-old Nathaniel and his older sister Rachel are abandoned by their parents who leave the country on business and are left in the dubious care of a mysterious figure named The…

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July 23, 2018

We’re very excited to launch this new website. Primarily we will continue to focus on great independent and honest reviews, however we also have exciting plans to add more great content to our readers. This will include interviews with authors, additional image, audio(podcast) and video content to complement the…

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