Isn’t the Science Gallery great? They’ve just announced their Science of Discworld event, with Sir Terry Pratchett, Jack Cohen and Ian Stewart. I’ve got tickets to give away.
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A nice prize for fans of Eragon and Christopher Paolini – over on the Dublin Writers Festival Facebook page you can win a signed copy of the book and some other goodies.
Singer, songwriter, poet, author, artist, artiste and gentleman. Mike Scott of The Waterboys speaks at the Dublin Writers Festival and you can win tickets to be there.
The Dublin Writers Festival starts next Monday and runs for seven days. If there was only one event a day that you could get to, what should they be? Here are my choices:
Last night saw the launch of one of the (well, my) most anticipated books of the year, Where Were You? Garry O’Neil has been working on this book for many years and finally it has come to be published and … Continue reading
I met Kenneth Egan at his book launch yesterday. Kenneth to his friends, family and himself – Kenny to the rest of us – spoke about the new book, his experiences in Beijing and the homecoming and how his training … Continue reading
Have you heard of Mila’s Daydreams? Being shared and reblogged lots on Tumblr at the moment are some of the sweetest, most imaginative baby photos you’ll see. This little girl’s mother is from Helsinki, Finland. While her daughter is soundly asleep, she creates … Continue reading
Des Bishop has a new book out. My Dad was nearly James Bond is “a son’s funny, frank and moving story of the lessons his father taught him”. It’s also very honest, tender and interesting. I met with Des and … Continue reading
Rachel Allen‘s new book is called Easy Meals and she’ll be signing it at Eason‘s on O’Connell Street, Dublin tomorrow from 12 noon. Like to win a signed copy? Read on!
Happy birthday Eason! To celebrate their 125th birthday they are cordially inviting 5 readers and friends to their birthday celebrations with Maeve Binchy, Cathy Kelly and Paul Howard (aka Ross O’Carroll-Kelly). Want to join the fun this evening? Read on.