Irish Book Awards

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National Book Tokens Nonfiction Book of the Year

Nonfiction represents a large proportion of the output of Irish publishers. It was therefore crucial to reward such books and this ambition was achieved in 2006 when Argosy book wholesalers joined the first expansion of the Irish Book Awards. Since then, the award has gone from strength to strength, and now we are delighted it is sponsored by National Book Tokens.

Previous Winners:

  • 2014 The Life and Loves of a He Devil: A Memoir by Graham Norton
  • 2013 Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding
  • 2012 Country Girl by Edna O’Brien
  • 2011 Easy Meals by Rachel Allen
  • 2010 A Coward If I Return, A Hero If I Fall by Neil Richardson   
  • 2009 Stepping Stones by Dennis O’Driscoll & Seamus Heaney  
  • 2008 Judging Dev by Diarmuid Ferriter  
  • 2007 Connemara by Tim Robinson   
  • 2006 In The Dark Room by Brian Dillon   

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