Non-fiction is any work that conveys information that is presumed by the author or creator to present factual information. The information presented need not necessarily be accurate but must be regarded as such by the creator. In other words, facts presented in non-fiction works may be in error but not deliberately fabricated and presented as fa...
Non-fiction is any work that conveys information that is presumed by the author or creator to present factual information. The information presented need not necessarily be accurate but must be regarded as such by the creator. In other words, facts presented in non-fiction works may be in error but not deliberately fabricated and presented as facts.

The genre of a work presented as non-fiction can fall into a number of categories. Reference works and textbooks are one of the primary types of non-fiction works.

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Why is there so much inequality? In this short book, world famous economist Yanis Varoufakis sets out to answer his daughter Xenia's deceptively simple question. Using personal stories and famous myths - from Oedipus and Faust to Frankenstein and The Matrix - he explains what the economy is and why it has the power to shape our lives. Intimate yet...

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`I have discovered the secret that after climbing a great hill, one only finds that there are many more hills to climb. I have taken a moment here to rest, to steal a view of the glorious vista that surrounds me, to look back on the distance I have come. But I can only rest for a moment, for with freedom comes responsibilities, and I dare not linger, for...

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From the host of RTE's Primetime and author of The Reluctant Taoiseach, the widely acclaimed biography of John A. Costello, Rise 1882-1932 is the first volume of a major two-part reassessment of the man who shaped modern Ireland. Eamon de Valera is the most single most consequential Irish figure of the twentieth century. He was a leader of the Easter...

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A beautiful celebration of Christmas from bestselling author Tanya Burr, crammed with festive recipes and craft projects.'My wish for you all is to have the most wonderful Christmas imaginable and I hope this book becomes your go-to read for festive inspiration, not just for this Christmas but for all those magical ones to come. Love, Tanya x'Tanya's...

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'Maybe these animals are angels in disguise? It often seems like the right owner and that special dog came into each other's lives at the perfect time for a miracle to occur. Each provides joy, healing, patience, courage, gratitude and of course unconditional love - the perfect virtues often missing in society.' Written by Andrea Hayes, Dog Tales contains...

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John Hall has travelled to traditional horse fairs, steam rallies, religious ceremonies, fleadhs and festivals around Ireland over the last few years and has captured these wonderful, candid, black-and-white photographs of people engaged in traditional activities and pastimes in a manner little changed since the 1950s,1960s and 1970s. He shows that the...

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There is no crime in detecting and destroying in wartime the spy and informer...I have paid them back in their own coin. - Michael CollinsMichael Collins' development of a formidable intelligence network transformed, for the first time in history, the military fortunes of the Irish against the British. The Dublin Brigade of the IRA was pivotal to this...

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Blogger and TV presenter Maia Dunphy is much-loved by women everywhere for her girl-next-door relatability and a non-judgmental curiosity, which brilliantly explores how we live now. As a new mum, her focus has shifted to the pressures of modern motherhood and in her first book she shares her experiences of dealing with unwanted advice, sleep deprivation,...

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A collection of the timeless, the priceless and the unforgettable, this beautiful compendium accompanies the beloved BBC One TV series. Antiques Roadshow has graced our screens for forty years and has become one of the nation's most beloved television programmes and a national institution. It has featured thousands of unique stories over the years, and...

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Having worked with some of the best-known models, at home & abroad, to working with the likes of Alexa Chung & Def Leppard, Ciara Allen has seen it all. In this book, Ciara brings all her knowledge, insights & skills from the beauty industry straight to you - the glamorous, but almost more importantly the not so glamorous details.

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The most incredible destinations, the most gorgeous photography, the most insightful advice: this is the book every traveller needs. From mythic mountain peaks to paradise private islands, the editors of The Sunday Times Travel Magazine have selected their 200 most amazing places on the planet - along with the inside-track info that will get you there...

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`I was spotty, wore an anorak, had biro-engraved flared blue jeans with "purple" and "Sabbath" written on the thighs, and rode an ear-splittingly uncool moped. Oh yes, and I wanted to be a drummer...' Bruce Dickinson - Iron Maiden's legendary front man - is one of the world's most iconic singers and songwriters. But there are many strings to Bruce's bow,...

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Practice kindness every day with these easy, accessible activities that range from helping the elderly to supporting animal welfare to protecting the local environment.In Simple Acts of Kindness, you'll discover many ways to bring help and happiness to those around you, including: -Calling your elderly relatives just to say hello -Bringing a box of...

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The Infinite Monkey Cage, the legendary BBC Radio 4 programme, brings you this irreverent celebration of scientific marvels. Join us on a hectic leap through the grand and bizarre ideas conjured up by human imagination, from dark matter to consciousness via neutrinos and earthworms. Professor Brian Cox and Robin Ince muse on multifaceted subjects involved...

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For the first time, more than 15 years after four boys from London were first thrown together to form what would go on to become one of the most successful and infamous groups of the boyband era, Lee, Antony, Duncan and Simon tell their full, no-holds-barred story in their own inimitable words. Blue first rose to fame and mega-stardom in 2001. With 3 UK...

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Take a deep breath and dive into the mysteries of the ocean. Our understanding of ocean life has changed dramatically in the last decade, with new species, new behaviours, and new habitats being discovered at a rapid rate. Blue Planet II, which accompanies an epic 7-part series on BBC1, is a ground-breaking new look at the richness and variety of...

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The classic guide to the night sky, now in its fifth edition as part of the authoritative `Collins Guide' series. A comprehensive guide to all the stars and celestial objects visible with the use of binoculars or an average-sized telescope, this fully revised edition features updated and extended text, improved sky charts, and new diagrams and...

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A comprehensive, beautifully illustrated guide that shares her greatest tips on how to care for your home. 'This book is a collection of skills I've learned for running a home. Gleaned from years of practical experience, along with all the hints that friends and family have imparted to me, I hope it will be a helping hand' - Mary BerryInside you'll find ....

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So you want to go into space? WHY?! (No, really - it's sort of a terrible idea. We humans are perfectly designed for life on Earth. We can walk around, breathe, drink water, eat vegetables, read books, not get poisoned or crushed to death when we go outside - it's lovely right where we are.) Not convinced? GOOD! People have been dreaming about space...

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The Catholic Church in Ireland is dying. Denial only serves to further delay any chance of recovery. This death has been taking place for quite a while but now quickens apace. To some extent we are to blame for our own demise. We have failed the Lord and the wider Church. Is there any hope for us as an Irish Church? If this hope exists at all it is a...

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One day in the summer of 2016, Michael Harding's wife brought an unusual gift home from Warsaw. All of a sudden, he found himself falling back into the old religious devotions of an earlier time. The meaning he had found through years of engagement with therapy began to dissolve.Here, in On Tuesdays I'm a Buddhist, Harding examines the search for meaning...

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David Mearns has discovered some of the world's most fascinating and elusive shipwrecks. From the mighty battlecruiser HMS Hood to the crumbling wooden skeletons of Vasco da Gama's 16th century fleet, David has searched for and found dozens of sunken vessels in every ocean of the world.The Shipwreck Hunter is an account of David's most intriguing and...

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In Ireland, Daniel O'Donnell is more than just a singing star: he has reached the status of 'national treasure'. It has been a long journey for the boy from Kincasslagh, County Donegal, and in Living the Dream he tells his story with his customary sense of humour and down-to-earth charm. Much has happened in Daniel O'Donnell's life since his first...

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From the 1950s to the 1990s, John Walsh ran his photography business out of a small shop on 50 Francis Street in inner city Dublin. For over forty years, he took thousands of photos on all aspects of Dublin life - funerals, communions, weddings, christening, concerts, and events. Here in this collection, for the first time ever, the images from the 50s...

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Aidan Comerford was on top of the world. He stepped off stage having just been crowned the winner of So You Think You're Funny at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival in 2014, previous winners of which include Dylan Moran, Tommy Tiernan, David O'Doherty and Aisling Bea. This was it! His big break ... He returned to Ireland elated, only to find out that while he...

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Well-known DJ Nikki Hayes has lived most of her life with Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), a serious mental disorder marked by a pattern of on-going instability in mood, behaviour, self-image and functioning. BPD is also associated with severe functional impairment and high rates of suicide. Nikki should have been diagnosed aged fifteen the first...

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Approaching 21st-century Dublin by boat, the topography of the sight before you - the hill of Howth, the Dublin and Wicklow Mountains - is much the same as what greeted sailors or raiders preparing to make landfall over a thousand years ago. What has changed dramatically is the impact of human settlement; the city lights at night reveal the scale of that...

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As soon as Adam Kay set foot on a hospital ward for the first time, he realized there's quite a lot they don't teach you at medical school . . . His diaries from the NHS front line - scribbled in secret after long nights, endless days and missed weekends - are hilarious, horrifying and heartbreaking by turns. This Is Going to Hurt is everything you wanted...

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Brexit represents potentially the single greatest economic and foreign-policy challenge to the Irish state since the Second World War. There is hardly any area of Irish life that won't be affected.More than any other journalist, RTE's long-time Brussels correspondent Tony Connelly has been helping the public make sense of the implications of Brexit for...

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'The Choice is a gift to humanity. One of those rare and eternal stories that you don't want to end and that leave you forever changed' DESMOND TUTU, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate In 1944, sixteen-year-old Edith Eger was sent to Auschwitz. There she endured unimaginable experiences, including being made to dance for the infamous Josef Mengele. Over the...

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Death is a whisper in the Anglo-Saxon world. But on a remote island, off the coast of County Mayo, death has a louder voice. Along with reports of incoming Atlantic storms, the local radio station runs a thrice-daily roll-call of the recently departed. The islanders have no fear of death. They go in great numbers, often with young children, to wake with...

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Ireland is suffering a crisis of authority. Catholic Church scandals, political corruption, and economic collapse have shaken the Irish people's faith in their institutions. The nation's struggle for independence is thrown into doubt. But, as Declan Kiberd argues in this engaging survey of post-war Irish literature, the country's creative writers have...

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y January 1968, despite an influx of half a million American troops, the fighting in Vietnam seemed to be at a stalemate.Yet General William Westmoreland, commander of American forces, announced a new phase of the war in which 'the end begins to come into view.' The North Vietnamese had different ideas. In mid-1967, the leadership in Hanoi had started...

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We all have dreams, but what do they mean? Your dreams hold the secrets of your unconscious thoughts and understanding their hidden meaning can guide you in your daily life. The author analyses people's dreams, most of them common ones, and shows how to interpret their meaning and decipher the messages they are sending. This book will encourage you to...

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This is Dawn French's fabulous new non-fiction book for 2017, and it's totally interactive: take a lovely ramble through the year together with Dawn. Think of it as Dawn's diary, personalized by you . . . perfection. 'A manual for how to be a good person, make peace with your life and create your own happiness' Sunday Times I can't count the amount of...

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Historians love to write about rulers--kings, emperors, presidents--or about vast social forces--migration, industrialisation--but what if they are all missing the point? Thinking about our own lives, isn't it clear that what makes the world go round are families, colleagues, teams, associations: in other words, networks? Many old Italian towns have the...

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"A tour de force. I read it in one sitting.The warts-and-all approach makes it an honest and compelling read."--David Pallister, The Guardian *** Gerry Conlon was elated and outspoken on the steps of the Central Criminal Court of England and Wales, commonly known as the Old Bailey, upon his release, but beneath the surface he was a shattered and broken...

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'I am truly grateful to Mary Elmes for the life I might not have had, had it not been for her brave actions to save us and many others. She was truly a heroine.' Michael Freund Mary Elmes was an extraordinary woman. Sometimes known as the 'Irish Schindler', she was born in Cork in 1908 and educated at Trinity College Dublin. She won a scholarship to study...

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'The embodiment of the spirit of rural Ireland'Anna May McHugh's name is synonymous with 'the Ploughing' - the annual Championships of the National Ploughing Association. The event is the biggest outdoor agricultural show in Europe and Anna May is the driving force behind its spectacular growth.Anna May now tells her story. Her description of growing up...

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