James Joyce’s novel is an act of pure linguistic pyrotechnics, so when faced with the task of illustrating it John Vernon Lord was understandably ‘bewildered.’
Browsing by topic: Ireland
Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, the chair of Irish PEN, outlines how Ireland continues to punch above its weight in the literary world.
At its annual awards ceremony, Children’s Books Ireland honored, among numerous others, Mary-Louise Fitzpatrick’s “Hagwitch” as Book of the Year.
Ten novels have been shortlisted for the 2014 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award, managed by Dublin City Libraries.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Porter Anderson reports from the FutureBook conference in London, where agents are making serious moves. Also: Irelands ebooks, YA inspiration and more.