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The Best Irish Books of 2020

Discover the Best Books of the Year

Bloody Good Reads

Crime Book of the Year Shortlist

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Can You Handle the Truth?

Non-Fiction Book of the Year Shortlist

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These Books are Causing a Stir

Cookbook of the Year Shortlist

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A League of Their Own

Sports Book of the Year Shortlist

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Cad é an scéal?

Irish Language Book of the Year Shortlist

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Discover this Years Shortlisted Books

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Fact Not Fiction

Diving into a new book is one of life’s greatest pleasures, even more so when you uncover a tantalising non-fiction read. Time to bookmark your reading list as the An Post Irish Book Awards has unveiled its 2020 shortlist – which includes a host of must-read non-fiction.

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Bloody Good Reads

With Hallowe’en approaching, what better way to get into spooky spirits than by settling down with a gripping crime novel. Here are the six excellent Crime Fiction books on the shortlist for the An Post Irish Book Awards.

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Cad É An Scéal

Bliain iontach eile do litríocht na Gaeilge. Agus Gradaim Leabhar Éireann An Post ag druidim linn tá na gearrliostaí do na haicmí éagsúla fógraithe. Caithimid súil anseo ar an sé leabhar den scoth atá aimnithe san aicme 'Leabhar Gaeilge na Bliana'.

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Stir It Up

Though this has been an unusual year, the seasons continue to come and go as normal! It’s a great season to try out new dishes too. For inspiration, look no further than this year’s shortlist for the An Post Irish Book Awards Cookbook of the Year.

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A Day in the Life... with Jane Casey

Renowned crime writer Jane Casey isn’t one to rest on her laurels. The Dubliner released her first novel The Missing back in 2010 and “has been chasing a deadline ever since!” Find out what it's like to spend a day in her shoes.
 

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Voices: A Story for Everyone

‘Voices’ is the latest in the Open-Door series, edited by Irish author Patricia Scanlan. With stories from some of Ireland’s most beloved writers and designed to be accessible to readers of all levels. 

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Liz Nugent's Reading List

In March, esteemed Irish crime writer Liz Nugent released her fourth novel, Our Little Cruelties. But what books does a bestselling author recommend? 

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