Category Archives: Author

Ulysses by James Joyce

Ulysses is a modernist novel by Irish writer James Joyce. It was first serialized in parts in the American journal The Little Review from March 1918 to December 1920 and then published in its entirety in Paris by Sylvia Beach … Continue reading

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RIP John Le Carré 1931-2020

David John Moore Cornwell, better known by his pen name John le Carré, was a British author of espionage novels. During the 1950s and 1960s, he worked for both the Security Service and the Secret Intelligence ServiceM15 and M16. His … Continue reading

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RIP Ulick O’Connor 1954–2019

Title: Writer and critic Ulick O’Connor dies aged 91 Publisher : RTE Online Source: https://www.rte.ie/culture/2019/1007/1081602-ulick-oconnor/ The Internet, Online, 15/10/2019 Sample Text: Writer, poet, historian and critic Ulick O’Connor has died at the age of 91. Born in Rathgar in Dublin … Continue reading

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RIP Toni Morrison

Title: Toni Morrison, author and Nobel laureate, dies aged 88 Authors: Richard Lea and Sian Cain Full Text Online: https://www.theguardian.com/books/2019/aug/06/toni-morrison-author-and-pulitzer-winner-dies-aged-88 Online, The Internet, 07/08/2019 Sample Text: In a statement on Tuesday, her family and publisher Knopf confirmed that the author … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss

Happy Birthday “Today you are you! that is truer than true! there is no one alive who is you-er than you! shout loud, I am lucky to be what I am! Thank goodness I’m not just a clam or a … Continue reading

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Quartz Article On SCI-HUB

The subscription fees charged by academic publishers have risen so high in recent years that even wealthy American universities have said they can’t afford them. When Harvard Library reported its subscription costs had reached $3.5 million per year in a … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Dr.Seuss

HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU! A Poem By Dr Seuss “If we didn’t have birthdays, you wouldn’t be you. If you’d never been born, well then what would you do? If you’d never been born, well then what would you be? … Continue reading

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Ha – Writers’ Pics

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50 Famous Author Interviews That Shouldn’t Be Missed

Title:50 Famous Author Interviews That Shouldn’t Be Missed Author: Online College Organisation Full Text & Source:http://www.onlinecollege.org/2010/03/28/50-famous-author-interviews-that-shouldnt-be-missed/ The Internet, Online, 14/08/2016 Sample Text: Bestsellers Get a look into authors with celebrity status in these interviews. These interviews may also be of … Continue reading

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Google Books – Online Library

Title: Google Books Author: Google Full Text & Source:https://books.google.com/?hl=en The Internet, Online, 11/4/2016 Sample Text: Search the full text of books Search Book Search works just like web search. Try a search on Google Books or on Google.com. When we … Continue reading

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Writers inspired by Achill Island

Title: Writers Inspired By Achill Island, Co.Mayo, Ireland Author:Achill Island 24/7 Full Text & Source:http://www.achill247.com/writers/index.html The Internet, Source, 27/11/2015 Sample Text: Writers inspired by Achill Island, Co Mayo, Ireland. Achill Island has long provided inspiration for writers including Graham Greene, … Continue reading

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Happy World Book Day

In honour of World Book Day I share this article Title: Malala Yousafzai: By the Book Author: Malala Yousafzai, New York Times Full Text & Source: http://www.nytimes.com/2014/08/24/books/review/malala-yousafzai-by-the-book.html?_r=1 The Internet, Online, 23/4/2015 Sample Text: The activist and co-author of “I Am … Continue reading

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Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award

  Title: Longlist of the 2015 International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award Author: Dublin City Council Source: http://www.impacdublinaward.ie/news/2015-printable-longlist/ The Internet, Online, 10/4/2015 Abstract: The International IMPAC DUBLIN Literary Award is presented annually for a novel written in English or translated into … Continue reading

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From James Joyce to Oscar Wilde, top ten Irish novelists in history

Title: From James Joyce to Oscar Wilde, top ten Irish novelists in history Author: Jordana Kozupsky , Irish Central Full Text & Source: http://www.irishcentral.com/roots/our-top-ten-irish-novelists-of-all-time-126080063-237787691.html?page=3&showAll=y The Internet, Online, 6/3/2015 Sample Text: Ireland has produced some of the greatest writers in literature. … Continue reading

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My Latest Author Interview On Type Robe Walkers

  Title: 7 Questions With Irish Author Annette J Dunlea Author: Sarah Normandie Full Text & Source: http://www.typeropewalkers.com/post/112173936507/7-questions-with-irish-author The Internet, Online, 27/2/2015 Text: One of my favorite things about being a writer is the many wonderful artists I have had … Continue reading

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10 Contemporary Irish Authors You Need To Know

Title: 10 Contemporary Irish Authors You Need To Know Author: Kathleen Massara, Flavorwire Full Text & Source: http://flavorwire.com/161429/10-contemporary-irish-authors-you-need-to-know The Internet, Online, 02/12/2014 Sample Text: There are many ways we can celebrate St. Patrick’s Day: go on a bender, kiss everyone in … Continue reading

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Ireland Literature Exchange – Author Database

Title: Author Database Author: Ireland Literature Exchange Full Text & Source: http://www.irelandliterature.com/author-database/ About the Author Database Search for books by Irish writers and their respective rights contacts. Our database is mostly a list of works by Irish writers to which … Continue reading

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John B. Keane – Irish Author & Playwright

Title: Official Website of John B Keane Author: John B Keane (Son) Full Text & Source:  http://johnbkeane.ie/ Sample Text Home Biography Books Plays Current Productions Film & TV Media News Resources Contact   John B. Keane, one of Ireland’s most … Continue reading

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How To Become A Successful Author

Title: How To Become A Successful Author Author: Forbes Full Text & Source: http://www.forbes.com/sites/brettarends/2014/06/01/how-to-become-a-successful-author/ The Internet, Online, 23/10/2015 Sample Text: Would you like to publish your own book? Maybe you want to write the Great American Novel. Maybe you want to … Continue reading

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Tom Clancy Dead: Celebrated Thriller Author Dies at Age 66

RIP Tom Clancy .What A Loss To Literature….. Read Jim Campbell’s article on Tom Clancy

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