Non-fiction is any work that conveys information that is presumed by the author or creator to present factual information. 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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Biographies and narrative accounts of actual events, either related from direct experience by the author or derived from documented information, both contemporary or historical, comprise another major field of nonfiction works.

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In the 1970s Alice Leahy left nursing to work and live in a Dublin homeless shelter. This is the story of her life and life choices, from an empowering childhood, with free run of a big house estate in Tipperary to her invaluable work with some of Ireland's most marginalised people, at The Alice Leahy Trust, in Dublin.Alice has always been an important...

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'There will not be much political writing in this or any other year that is carried off with such style' The Times. In exploring the answers to the question: 'why did Britain vote leave?', Fintan O'Toole finds himself discovering how trivial journalistic lies became far from trivial national obsessions; how the pose of indifference to truth and historical...

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The Irish Civil War began at around four o'clock in the morning on June 28, 1922. An 18-pounder artillery piece began to fire on the thick granite walls of the Four Courts - a beautiful eighteenth-century complex of buildings that housed Ireland's highest legal tribunals. Inside the courts a large party of IRA men were barricaded - a clear sign that the...

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FROM THE NUMBER ONE BESTSELLING AUTHOR OF I AM ZLATAN COMES...I AM FOOTBALL.A photographic journey around planet Zlatan including interviews with: POGBA, MINO RAIOLA, JOSE MOUINHO AND MANY OTHERS."He is an amazing talent, one of the best around." Pep Guardiola"He is skillful. He is outspoken. He is Zlatan." New York Times"Wonderful. The best footballer's...

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The first account of one of the 21st century's greatest business stories, Tesla and Elon Musk. 

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Sergeant Maurice McCabe never set out to be a whistleblower. When, in 2008, he complained of shoddy investigations into serious crime in County Cavan, nothing could have prepared him for what was in store.For exposing gross incompetence and corruption within An Garda Siochana, he endured vilification, bullying and harassment by forces who wanted to bury...

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Temper tantrums, teenage tiredness, infertility, anxiety during pregnancy, hot flushes ... Each new milestone in life brings its own challenges - and crystals can offer a helping hand to see us through. This practical guide presents the 20 essential therapeutic crystals every woman needs - plus 10 `bonus' crystals to extend the range of healing...

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In medieval times, monks divided the day into eight hours of guided prayer: Matins, Lauds, Prime, Terce, Sext, Nones, Compline, and Vespers. Scribes would produce beautiful illuminated volumes with weekly cycles of psalms, prayers, hymns and readings for Christian devotion. This book is designed in the same way, but can be dipped in and out to suit the...

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Mike Ross is a retired Irish rugby union footballer who played prop for Irish club Leinster and the Ireland national rugby team. He attended St. Colman's College, Fermoy, as a day-boy from 1992-1998, and played his club rugby at this time with Fermoy RFC.

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The History of Irish Publishing is the first comprehensive record of and examination into one of the most important and vibrant cultural sectors of Irish life. Compiled by author and publisher Tony Farmar (of A&A Farmar), this is a meticulously researched and beautifully written book about all the history of all our Irish books. 

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World-renowned Northern Irish photographer, Bobbie Hanvey, captured some of The Troubles' most defining and devastating moments. Bobbie is lauded as much for these photographs as he is for his iconic portraits of figures like Seamus Heaney, Gerry Adams, Brian Friel, and Ian Paisley.In Reconstructions, these photographs take on even greater resonance when...

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Thanks, Penneys is a love letter to an Irish institution, hilariously exploring our complicated relationship with the shop - from the chaos of the changing rooms to the questionable delights of the lingerie section and beyond. Contains over 100 illustrations that are sure to raise a few giggles. Whether you're a slave to your Penneys Uggs, or simply enjoy...

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Ed Sheeran is a true inspiration. His moving and uplifting songs forge a lasting connection with the millions of people around the world who love him and his music.He was the thirteen-year-old guitarist in a school rock band when he decided to become a singer-songwriter, even though he could barely hold a tune and had never written a song. Within a year,...

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An intimate, powerful, and inspiring memoir by the former First Lady of the United States In a life filled with meaning and accomplishment, Michelle Obama has emerged as one of the most iconic and compelling women of our era. As First Lady of the United States of America - the first African-American to serve in that role - she helped create the most...

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One of the most famous footballers of all time, George Best is an icon to football fans all over the world. He lived a tumultuous life, and died in 2005 after battling with alcoholism. He is someone who has crossed over into legend status, with his personal life sometimes overshadowing his footballing prowess. There have been many books written about...

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In this first of its kind collection, Sunday Independent sports editor John Greene presents a diverse range of articles from the sports desk over the last thirty years which will resonate in the minds of any Irish sports fan. Paul Kimmage's unparalleled coverage of the 2002 World Cup campaign, including his interview with Roy Keane, David Walsh's superb...

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Ten Minutes to Happiness is a therapeutic self-help programme based on a six-step formula designed to lift your mood and improve your mental health.Dr Mann's six steps are underpinned by psychological principles and have been tried and tested amongst many of her clients at The MindTraining Clinic in Manchester.By spending just 10 minutes completing your...

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The world of professional cycling is fraught with fierce competition, fervent dedication and unerring ambition, and only a handful of competitors reach iconic status. Among them is Sir Bradley Wiggins - a man uniquely placed to reflect on the history of this remarkable sport and its unforgettable titans.In Icons, Wiggins takes the reader on an...

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When it was first published in 2017, Jesse Fink's masterful biography of Bon Scott became an international sensation: it made the cover of Classic Rock magazine, threats were made against the author, and there was talk among some AC/DC fans of boycotts and book burnings. So why the uproar?The legend of the man known around the world as `Bon' grows with...

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In 2016, Kieran Donaghy's autobiography was named as the Eir Sport Sports Book of the Year. This is the paperback edition of the best-selling hardback. 

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The genetic history of the dog is a sensational example of the co-evolution of two species, man and wolf, to each other's mutual benefit. But how did this ancient partnership begin? To answer this question, Professor Bryan Sykes identifies tantalising clues in the recently mapped genetic makeup of both species. Sykes paints a vivid picture of the dog as...

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A BOY WITHOUT HOPE is the heart-breaking story of a boy who didn't know the meaning of love. A history of abuse and neglect has left Miller destined for life's scrap heap. But in this turbulent story of conflict and struggle, Casey Watson is determined to help Miller overcome his demons, show him love and give him hope.Casey Watson is back, doing the job...

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Allen Foster returns with some of Ireland’s most infamous and lesser-known murders in history. From Bridget Cleary and Patrick Dunphy (the oldest man to be executed in Britain or Ireland), to the Sherlock Holmes-like investigation into the death of WWII veteran James McParland, the tragic case of Lily Dotie, and many more! Foster’s Book of Irish Murder is...

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Did you know there are over 47,000 facts in the world?* And the good news is, many of them are in this book. That's right, The Grand Tour A-Z of the Car is the only reference guide you need for cars, driving and all related matters, especially if you're not too fussed about those facts being accurate.In this lavishly tooled book you will find a rich and...

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The Beginning and the End of Everything is the whole story as we currently understand it - from nothing, to the birth of our universe, to its ultimate fate. Authoritative and engaging, Paul Parsons takes us on a rollercoaster ride through billions of light years to tell the story of the Big Bang, from birth to death. 13.8 billion years ago, something...

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For years Geraint Thomas appeared blessed with extraordinary talent but jinxed at the greatest bike race in the world: twice an Olympic gold medallist on the track, Commonwealth champion, yet at the Tour de France a victim of crashes, bad luck and his willingness to sacrifice himself for his team-mates. In the summer of 2018, that curse was blown away in...

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The extraordinary, life-affirming autobiography of rugby legend DODDIE WEIRThere has never been anyone quite like Doddie Weir. A giant of the game and a rugby icon, his story is unique, inspirational and charged with a passion for living life to the full.In a rugby career which had huge highs and shocking lows, Doddie faced some of the greatest players in...

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One night in December 1972, Jean McConville, a mother of ten, was abducted from her home in Belfast and never seen alive again. Her disappearance would haunt her orphaned children, the perpetrators of this terrible crime and a whole society in Northern Ireland for decades.In this powerful, scrupulously reported book, Patrick Radden Keefe offers not just a...

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'A memoir to stand alongside the classics by the likes of Jeanette Winterson and Lorna Sage ... compelling and ultimately joyous' Sunday Times________________________Tara Westover and her family grew up preparing for the End of Days but, according to the government, she didn't exist. She hadn't been registered for a birth certificate. She had no school...

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Discover the wisdom of Mahatma Gandhi alongside the wit of Groucho Marx in a collection of the greatest and most memorable quotations from across the centuries: an entertaining compendium of themed quotes from the greatest minds, orators, celebrities, writers and politicians that ever lived. Funny and profound, there are gems here for everyone.Struggling...

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An in-depth guide for aspiring astronomers and Moon observers from the Royal Observatory Greenwich. Includes detailed Moon maps and covers the history of lunar observation and exploration, the properties of the Moon, its origin and orbit. This is the ideal book for Moon observers covering essential equipment, and the key events to look out for.Detailed...

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