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2014 IMPAC Dublin Award Shortlist Announced

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Ten novels have been shortlisted for the 2014 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, managed by Dublin City Libraries.

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A World Without Walls?

Going Over Beth Kephart

Checkpoints. Watchtowers. Walls. Why do we persist in dividing people when it only served to diminish hope and the greater good?, asks author Beth Kephart.

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Explaining Australia’s Fair Use Publishing Conundrum

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We look at what would the proposed introduction of fair use to Australian copyright law mean for publishers, and why is it attracting international attention.

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Seoul Sidelines: Borges Beach Blankets, “Slow” Irish Art Books

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Among the curiosities for sale at last week’s Seoul International Book Fair were Borges-themed beach gear and tiny hand-bound artists books from a tiny Irish island.

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Ten Titles Up for €100,000 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

Ten Novels on IMPAC Shortlist

From a longlist of 154 titles, ten novels have been shortlisted and are in the running for the €100,000 2013 International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award.

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Children’s Books Ireland Reveals 2013 Shortlist

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The shortlist of ten children’s book titles selected by Children’s Books Ireland honors Irish authors and illustrators, and six final winners will be announced on May 8.

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Ether for Authors: Booking the Future

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Porter Anderson reports from the FutureBook conference in London, where agents are making serious moves. Also: Irelands ebooks, YA inspiration and more.

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Eason Opens Virtual Bookshop in Dublin Rail Station

Eason's Virtual Bookshop (Image: Irish Independent)

Irish retailer Eason opened a virtual bookshop in Connolly Station in Dublin. Customers can purchase books with their smartphones. It will be open until Christmas.

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Irish Retailer Eason Moves to Acquire Wholesaler Argosy

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Through a recent acquisition, Eason has become Ireland’s largest distributor and book retailer. The Competition Authority has their eye on this deal.

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UK Booksellers Association Launches Bookstore Search Engine

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The Booksellers Association in the UK has launched a search engine that allows you to search for bookstores in your area, whether independent or chain.

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