The Most Popular Book Of 2017 Has Been Revealed - And It Might Surprise You

It was a good year for reading

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The most popular book of 2017 has been revealed, and it's by none other than Blindboy from the Rubberbandits. 

The Gospel According to Blindboy nabbed the top spot in a poll of over 4,000 Easons customers. 

The Limerick native's collection of short stories was followed closely by The Pursuit of Perfection by Donal McAnallen. 

Check out the full list here: 

  1. The Gospel According to Blindboy by Blindboy Boatclub
  2. The Pursuit of Perfection by Donal McAnallen
  3. Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen
  4. A Force for Justice: The Maurice McCabe Story by Michael Clifford
  5. This is Going to Hurt by Adam Kay
  6. Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine by Gail Honeyman
  7. The Couple Next Door by Shari Lapena
  8. The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
  9. The Choice by Philly McMahon
  10. The Street Where You Live by Roisin Meaney
‘ The Gospel According To Blindboy’ By Blindboy Boatclub 1

Alan Johnston, Business Development Manager for Adult Books, said: "2017 has been a stand-out year for reading and we’ve been so fortunate to be kept entertained throughout the year with brilliant new books from both home-grown and international writers. 

"The Top 10 Favourite Reads are a diverse and eclectic range of books, and the fact that seven of them have been written by Irish authors is testament to the diverse range of literary talent we have here in Ireland."

Gwan the Irish!

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