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Of his adorable Kickstarter project, Wayne Kearns writes:

Family Time Fables is a series of illustrated children’s books that I initially created for my niece and nephews that cover three of the classic Irish tales: Cú Chulainn, The Salmon of Knowledge and Fionn and the Dragon. I recently produced a print run for family and friends and this campaign is to fund development of the ebook versions, the website and a larger print run of all of the books – if the campaign reaches its target then all paperback book rewards will be shipped on Monday 15th December in time to be given as Christmas gifts.

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Pictures from Trinity College Dublin’s Berkeley and Usher libraries

Alfred writes:

A new book [Dublin Architecture – 150+ Buildings Since 1990] honours Trinity’s Berkeley and Usher libraries as two of the best buildings in Dublin.

It’s true they are beautiful, if you like bare concrete and wood panelling, but the ceilings let water in and you can kill twelve students by closing a door.

Broadsheet has some knowledgeable archibuffs. What’s so good about these buildings, apart from the impromptu waterslide and death chamber?


Architecture: Not everything built in boom was rubbish (Irish Times)

If you have a problem if no one else can help and if you can find them maybe you can ask a Broadsheet reader? Broadsheet@broadsheet.ie

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A new book by Alan Mansbach (he of GoThe F**k To Sleep) to wit:

From the author of the international best seller Go the F*** to Sleep comes a long-awaited sequel about the other great parental frustration: getting your little angel to eat something that even vaguely resembles a normal meal. Profane, loving, and deeply cathartic, You Have to F***ing Eat breaks the code of child-rearing silence, giving moms and dads new, old, grand- and expectant, a much-needed chance to laugh about a universal problem.

BUY IT: You Have To F*****g Eat (Alan Mansbach)

It’s only a matter of time before Werner Herzog narrates the audiobook.