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Bailey's LogoMcBride Adds Women's Prize To Collection

Eimear McBride has added the Bailey's Women's Prize to the accolades for her debut novel A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing. The book has already received the Goldsmiths and Kerry Group prizes and is in contention for the Desmond Elliott prize.

» Women's Prize

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  • Pirate Week

    Dubray Books, Swan Centre, Rathmines
    Dubray Books, Stillorgan SC
    11th-17th August

    Yaaar! 'Tis pirate week at Dubray Books. Grab a treasure map and help us find our ten missing shipmates and you could win some pirate booty!

    Pirate Storytime

    Dubray Books, Swan Centre, Rathmines
    Dubray Books, Stillorgan SC
    Dubray Books, Shop Street, Galway
    Saturday 16th August, 11am

    Calling all little pirates! Join us for our Pirate storytime in Galway, Rathmines and Stillorgan featuring the Ten Little Pirates and The Pirates Next Door.

  • Martin AmisMartin Amis in Conversation

    8pm, Wednesday, August 27th
    Pavilion Theatre
    Dun Laoghaire
    Bookings: or call (01) 231 2929

    In advance of this year's Mountains to the Sea Festival in Dun Laoghaire, Martin Amis will be discussing his forthcoming novel, The Zone of Interest with Sean Rocks of RTE Radio 1's Arena programme. Martin will sign books after the discussion, and Dubray Books will be there on the night, with copies of The Zone of Interest as well as the rest of the extensive Amis oeuvre.

  • Dublin Festival of History

    The Dublin Festival of History has announced two headline speakers - Alison Weir and Hew Strachan. Alison Weir, well-known for her historical work on the Tudors, also writes historical fiction and will discuss her latest novel, The Marriage Game, set in the court of the Virgin Queen, Elizabeth. Hew Strachan will appear in conversation with John Horne of Trinity College Dublin as part of a series of festival events marking the centenary of the First World War. The festival will take place in the Printworks at Dublin Castle from the 26th-28th of September, with the full lineup of speakers and events to be published in mid-August.

    » Dublin Festival of History

  • IMPAC 2014 Award logoIMPAC Dublin Literary Award

    Two Irish writers have been included in the shortlist for this year’s International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award: David Park for The Light of Amsterdam and Donal Ryan for The Spinning Heart. However, the inclusion of five novels in translation on the shortlist makes it a truly international selection. The IMPAC is worth €100,000 to the winner and is the world’s most valuable annual literary award for a single work of fiction published in English.

    » IMPAC shortlist