Dunlop racing dynasty's Michael to release thrilling story from fast lane
Road racing legend Michael Dunlop will release his autobiography in May.
Road racing legend Michael Dunlop will release his autobiography in May.
A heartbroken cat-lover has tearfully described how her pet died in her arms after being poisoned by anti-freeze.
I'm a self-confessed list maker and I love it. I enjoy making big lists, little lists, important and not so important lists and ticking off what I've done as I go along. In fact, if truth be told, I'm guilty of adding little achievements (even if it's just a housework or shopping list), that...
Richard Adams, author of Watership Down, has died aged 96.
Astronaut and author Chris Hadfield will be appearing in Eason’s store in Belfast on Tuesday, December 13, to sign copies of his new book, The Darkest Dark.
Jeffrey Archer likes to think he has just made a 102-year-old Irish woman very happy. Last month, he sent her an advance copy of This Was A Man, the final book in his seven-volume series The Clifton Chronicles. Her family had emailed to tell him she was completely...
Northern Ireland is a hotbed for all sorts of unearthly creatures - and not just ghosts, according to a new book on our most-haunted locations.
He's a compelling broadcaster who wins huge ratings for the BBC and 5 Live, but Stephen Nolan must be a bit of a headache for his press officers.
There are two moments in conversation when Jo Malone's demeanour changes. One is when she describes a new scent she has created for her brand, Jo Loves. It's called Smoked Plum and Leather, and she gets the faraway look in her eyes of someone in the first flush of love.
The Northern Ireland woman responsible for edible gardens at some of the region's top hotels and restaurants has launched a book to encourage children to 'sow, grow and munch' their way through food here.
A book the Ministry of Defence had attempted to stop from hitting shop shelves is already on sale in Belfast.
As a child brought up in a home where storytelling round the table was a family pastime, it is hardly surprising that Tanya Ravensworth grew up with a love for reading and creative writing. Like most authors though she initially pursued a traditional career following her mother...
The widow of esteemed poet Seamus Heaney has said reading his words is the most difficult thing to do following his death in 2013.
The impact of meeting the victims of the Omagh bomb "has never left me", former Policing Board chair Sir Desmond Rea revealed as he launched a new book on the atrocity.
At 90, Dick Van Dyke has not lost an ounce of the charm, humour and joie de vivre that propelled him to global stardom in 1964's Mary Poppins. Neither does he seem to have tired of discussing his character Bert - the all-singing, all-dancing chimney sweep - and his rather...
In 1807, an elegant stranger appeared at the Escorial, the vast palace outside Madrid that was home to the Spanish royal family.
Dubbed the queen of psychological thrillers, Val McDermid may have spent years making the hairs on the back of your neck stand on end, yet she insists that she and her crime writer pals are actually quite a jovial lot.
As his latest novel, Bad Soldier, is published, former SAS soldier Chris Ryan opens up to Hannah Stephenson about his move to Florida, how post-traumatic stress affected him and why he doesn't rate survival shows.
Witty and intelligent, Iranian-born, UK-raised comedian Shappi Khorsandi will be a familiar face to many who've seen her on BBC's Live At The Apollo, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You?
The book of the script of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child has disappeared off shelves in the biggest single week of sales in the UK this decade.
Hundreds of Harry Potter fans queued until midnight on Saturday to get their hands on the latest instalment in the phenomenally popular series.
It didn't seem likely a few years ago that a lot of people would want to spend their summer holidays at school.
When Graham Little became addicted to the adrenalin rush of extreme sports six years, ago, the inquiring journalist in him had to get to the bottom of why he needed to push himself to such limits.
Jessie Burton was blown away by the mammoth success of her debut novel, the Miniaturist. The actress-turned-author talks to Hannah Stephenson about juggling the joys and angst of success, and the influence behind her second book, The Muse.
Adventurer Bear Grylls, from Co Down, is happy to admit that parenthood and age have brought about a new sense of fragility. As his latest novel is published, he tells Hannah Stephenson why, more than ever, it's all about getting the balance right.
She believes poetry is our national art form - and now Dame Carol Ann Duffy is travelling the length of Britain with a group of fellow bards, on a mission to bring contemporary poetry to the masses and celebrate Independent Bookshop Week (June 18-25).
In early 2004, Susan Faludi, author of the feminist manifesto Backlash, received an email from her father, Steven, revealing that "he" was now a "she", having undergone gender reassignment surgery in Thailand. The news didn't come as a total surprise. Faludi had heard...
Irish author Lisa McInerney has claimed the prestigious Bailey's Women's Prize for Fiction for her debut novel.
There's a cinematic sweep in several of David Park's new short stories that could make for viewing as compelling as the recent dramatisation of his masterful novel, The Truth Commissioner.
One of the biggest dilemmas when packing for summer holidays is which books to bring to pass the time by the pool.
Move over EL James... a Northern Ireland author has entered the realms of raunchy fiction with a book she wrote in just 11 days.
The 36-year-old author lives in Belfast and her most recent collection of short stories, Children's Children, was published in February. She will be appearing at the Belfast Book Festival in June.
Family clearly means everything to musical and TV star John Barrowman and his older sister Carole. They look alike, share the same confidence and infectious enthusiasm, finish each other's sentences and constantly make fun of each other - sometimes caustically but never with malice.
Lionel Shriver doesn't mince her words. We're chatting by phone as she heads towards the BBC studios in London during rush-hour traffic when she realises that the cab driver has taken an unfamiliar route.
Now a firm fixture on the literary circuit, the Belfast Book Festival is getting ready to ‘open-up’ its unique and magical experience in venues across the City from 9 -19 June.
The 52-year-old is the best-selling author of Paperboy in which he recounts his days delivering this newspaper. He is married to Lesley and they have two children, Beth (22) and Hope (20).
A new book sheds fresh light on the Nazis’ disastrous attempt to produce the ultimate propaganda movie about the sinking of the Titanic.
George RR Martin really is taking his time over the sixth book in his A Song of Ice and Fire series, The Winds of Winter.
Rita Coolidge, daughter of a Cherokee Baptist minister and Cherokee-Scottish mother, was catapulted into the music industry in the late-Sixties during a time of huge creativity, becoming one of the most sought-after backing singers in the business, touring and recording...
She's known for her searing and hilarious one-liners on Channel 4's Gogglebox - but lately, Scarlett Moffatt has found herself the butt of some acerbic comments.
Sometime in 1991 I was asked if I was interested in going into HMP Maze (Long Kesh to republicans) and working with prisoners on their writing. It would have to be even-handed. I'd have to see loyalists and republicans.
As Whiskey Tango Foxtrot is set for cinema, former war reporter Kim Barker, whose memoir inspired the film, tells Hannah Stephenson about Afghanistan, the allure of danger, and humour amid conflict.
The Belfast Blitz has been remembered on the other side of the globe, thanks to the son of an Ulster woman who survived the ordeal and who wrote a book from her memories.
Tobias Wolff trod an unlikely path to becoming a writer. His early life was marred by a cruel stepfather, who was violent to his mother, and even tried to strangle her. The marriage ended badly and Wolff was separated from his brother for years at a time.
News that filming is finally under way on the long-awaited Trainspotting 2 couldn't have come soon enough for fans. But did Irvine Welsh - who wrote the novel the first film was based on, and whose follow-up, Porno, has again been adapted for the movie sequel - worry that it'd...
She may be a literary heavyweight, but Fay Weldon admits that she enjoys the MailOnline 'sidebar of shame' as much as the next person. She talks to Hannah Stephenson about modern feminism, side-boobs and the trouble with wanting to have it all.
Author, historian, political commentator and Belfast Telegraph columnist Ruth Dudley Edwards launched her latest book in Belfast last night.
A Northern Ireland man is planning to be a best-selling author - at the age of 77.
Her suffragette grandmother Bridget idolised Patrick Pearse (and later Hitler, Mussolini and Stalin), but Belfast Telegraph columnist Ruth Dudley Edwards wanted to dig more deeply into the background of the signatories of the 1916 Proclamation of the Irish Republic. The result...
Ruth Dudley Edwards' alternative study of the men behind the Easter Rising restores the humanity of the fighters, bringing them back out of the shadows created by their own legend.
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