Bargain Books

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace

One for your reading bucket list and now available in bargain book  is the astonishing Infinite Jest by David Foster Wallace. Somewhere in the not-so-distant future the residents of Ennet House, a Boston halfway house for recovering addicts, and students at the nearby Enfield Tennis Academy are ensnared in the search for the master copy [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
New Bargain Crime Titles

New Bargain Crime Titles

We have a fantastic display of some amazing new crime titles at bargain prices!  With books from Nora Roberts, Jessica Treadaway, Christobel Kent and Elizabeth Haynes, you’re sure to find something for the perfect holiday read at a bargain price – what more could you ask for! For more information, or to reserve a copy, [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
Comics at Bargain Prices!

Comics at Bargain Prices!

Attention Galway comic fans we have tons of fantastic comics available at bargain prices! With comics including Deadpool, The X-Men, Thor and even Dexter all ranging from €8-€10 these are sure to fly of the shelf so make sure you grab them while you can! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact [...]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

Gone the Way of Truth; Historic Graves of Galway

Gone the Way of Truth; Historic Graves of Galway

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting the launch of Gone the Way of Truth; Historic Graves of Galway by Rónán Gearóid Ó Domhnaill at 6pm sharp this Friday the 20th of May. Gone the Way of Truth is a journey  through Galway’s rich and varied past illustrated by graves of note. The gravestones themselves are monuments [...]

By May 18, 2016 Read More →
Launch of Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny by Margaretta D’Arcy

Launch of Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny by Margaretta D’Arcy

“She’s right y’know!” Charlie Byrne’s are delighted to host the launch of Margaretta D’Arcy’s personal account of her struggle to open a debate on the misuse of Shannon Airport. Ireland’s Guantanamo Granny will be launched at Charlie Byrne’s on Saturday the 6th of February at 3pm by Little John Nee. What’s a peace-loving Irish granny to do when [...]

By February 3, 2016 Read More →
Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara

Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara

Charlie Byrne’s now has signed copies of the ever popular Sea Gastronomy by Michael O’Meara a fantastic introductory guide to the fish and shellfish of the North Atlantic. Sea Gastronomy provides an encyclopaedic culinary study of the huge variety of fish and shellfish in the North Atlantic – an essential companion for any fish-lover’s kitchen! This 12 [...]

By December 28, 2015 Read More →

Signings

Eva’s Journey by Bernadette Joyce

Eva’s Journey by Bernadette Joyce

Charlie Byrne’s has just received signed copies of Eva’s Journey by Bernadette Joyce. Eva’s journey begins as an eight-year-old in a dysfunctional childhood in a fear-filled era of Chilean history. Born into poverty, her life is shaped by her grandfather’s disappearance under Pinochet’s dictatorship. She leaves home at a young age and moves from place [...]

By May 19, 2016 Read More →
Launch of Winter Pages by Kevin Barry

Launch of Winter Pages by Kevin Barry

Join us tomorrow Thursday the 10th of December at 6pm for the launch of the first Winter Pages Arts Anthology with Kevin Barry! Winter Pages 1 is the first volume of an annual arts anthology for Ireland and beyond. It offers stories, essays, reportage, photography and visual arts, along with craft interviews on film, theatre, television, music [...]

By December 9, 2015 Read More →
Signing with Fiona Uyema author of Japanese Food Made Easy

Signing with Fiona Uyema author of Japanese Food Made Easy

Charlie Byrne’s will be hosting a signing with author Fiona Uyema this Saturday the 26th of September at 3pm. Fiona’s book Japanese Food Made Easy is available in store now. In this stunning book Fiona Uyema shares her love of Japanese cooking, known for its health benefits and carefully balanced flavours. She demonstrates how easy it is [...]

By September 24, 2015 Read More →

Secondhand Books

Hardback Leatherbound Classics

Hardback Leatherbound Classics

We have some beautiful secondhand leatherbound classics available in stock. Titles include Crime and Punishment, Wuthering Heights, Pride and Prejudice, The Divine Comedy and much more! With only single copies available these are sure to fly off the shelves! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. *Always CHECK THE DATE on [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
Hardback Secondhand Books

Hardback Secondhand Books

We have some beautiful editions of some fantastic modern classics available in store. With books including Breakfast of Champions by Kurt Vonnegut, Cat’s Eye by Margaret Atwood, Gone with the Wind by Margaret Mitchell, a collection of short stories by F. Scott Fitzgerald and much, much more! With prices ranging from €12-€25, these are single [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
Vintage Annuals

Vintage Annuals

We’ve got some fantastic vintage annuals in stock, perfect for a trip down memory lane! Our beautiful collection of hardback annuals includes issues  of Bunty, Mandy, Jackie, Hi, Debbie, Shooter, Girls and Boys and much more – many dating back to the 1970s! These annuals would make a fantastic gift or just an amusing window [...]

By May 25, 2016 Read More →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession Edited by Louis De Paor

Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession Edited by Louis De Paor

Tá cóipeanna de  Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession le Louis de Paor ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Leabhar na hAthghabhála; Poems of Repossession edited by Louis de Paor, is the first comprehensive critical anthology of modern poetry in Irish with English translations. It forms a sequel to Seán Tuama and Thomas Kinsella’s pioneering [...]

By June 10, 2016 Read More →
Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All by Peig Sayers

Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All by Peig Sayers

Tá cóipeanna de Labharfad Le Cách; I Will Speak to You All  le Peig Sayers ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Bhí Peig Sayers ar dhuine de na seanchaithe ba mhó cáil in Éirinn. Rugadh i mBaile an Bhiocáire, Dún Chaoin, Chontae Chiarraí í, i 1873. Phós Peigh isteach san Oileán, An Blascaod, agus anseo [...]

By June 10, 2016 Read More →
Úrscealta Grafacha

Úrscealta Grafacha

Tá cóipeanna Úrscealta Grafacha ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. Mar shampla, Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh, An Teachtaire agus An Béal Bocht. Deirdre agus Mic Uisnigh le Colmán Ó Raghallaigh, Barry Reynolds agus Audrey O’Brien “Slad agus Sléacht a bbeas in Uladh de bharr an linbh seo… éad gan chuimse de bharr a [...]

By May 10, 2016 Read More →

Our Blog and Everything Else

Wainright Golden Bear Prize for Nature Writing

Wainright Golden Bear Prize for Nature Writing

Check out David’s display of the shortlist for the Wainright Golden Bear Prize for Nature Writing. Books included on the shortlist are The Fish Ladder by Katharine Norbury, Landmarks by Robert MacFarlane, Common Ground by Rob Cowen, The Moth Snowstorm by Michael McCarthy and The Shepherd’s Life by James Rebanks. We also have copies of [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks for the Week 25/07/16

Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks for the Week 25/07/16

Charlie Byrne’s staff picks for the week the 25th of July 2016. The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood Harwood, The Golden Notebook by Doris Lessing, Messages from a Lost World by Stefan Zweig, Nigella Express by Nigella Lawson, Bury my Heart at Wounded Knee by Dee Brown.

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks of the week 18/07/16

Charlie Byrne’s Staff Picks of the week 18/07/16

Charlie Byrne’s staff picks of the week the 18th of July 2016. The Girls by Emma Cline, A Canticle for Leibowitz by Walter M. Miller Jr., Letters to a Young Poet by Rainer Maria Rilke, The Elephant Vanishes by Haruki Murakami and The Collected Poems and Stories of Edgar Allan Poe.

By July 14, 2016 Read More →

New Books

Beast by Paul Kingsnorth

Beast by Paul Kingsnorth

New in at Charlie Byrne’s is the new novel from the prize winning author of The Wake, Paul Kingsnorth. Beast is a vivid exploration of isolation, courage and the search for truth. ‘Come to a place like this… and you will understand  soon enough that this world is a great animal alive and breathing.’ Beast plunges you into the [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
The Girls by Emma Cline

The Girls by Emma Cline

New in at Charlie Byrne’s is Emma Cline’s much anticipated debut The Girls. Evie Boyd is desperate to be noticed. In the summer of 1969, empty days stretch out under the California sun. The smell of honeysuckle thickens the air and the sidewalks radiate heat. Until she notices them. The snatch of cold laughter. Hair, [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
At the Existentialist Café; Freedom, Being & Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell

At the Existentialist Café; Freedom, Being & Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell

New in at Charlie Byrne’s and highly recommended by John Bahnville, At the Existentialist Café; Freedom, Being & Apricot Cocktails by Sarah Bakewell. Paris, near the turn of 1932-3. Three young friends meet over apricot cocktails at the Bec-de-Gaz bar on the rue Montparnasse. They are Jean-Paul Sartre, Simone de Beauvoir and their friend Raymond [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →

Children's Books

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton

New in our children’s section and a perfect summer read is Rebel of the Sands by Alwyn Hamilton. Tell me how you want your story to go, he says, and we’ll write it straight across the sand. Dustwalk is an unforgiving dead-end town. It’s not the place to be poor or orphaned or female. And [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle

New in our children’s section on bargain book is Better Nate Than Ever by Tim Federle, the inspiring story of Nate Foster who dreams of becoming a star! Nate Foster has BIG dreams. Now he has a once-in-a-lifetime chance to make them come true. Can a small-town boy really get a part in ET – [...]

By July 21, 2016 Read More →
The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

The Girl of Ink & Stars by Kiran Millwood Hargrave

New in our children’s section is Kiran Millwood Hargrave’s beautiful debut novel The Girl of Ink & Stars. Forbidden to leave her island, Isabella dreams of the faraway lands her father once mapped. When her best friend disappears she’s determined to be part of the search party. Guided by an ancient map and her knowledge [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →

Events

The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey by Carl J. Ashley

The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey by Carl J. Ashley

Charlie Byrne’s will host the launch of The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey by Carl J. Ashley on Friday the 15th of July  at 6pm. Following on from the successful online poetry page, entitled Carl’s Corner, his next book, entitled The Fox and the Scorpion Meet Cold Turkey is likely to be met [...]

By July 14, 2016 Read More →
The Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans Launch

The Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans Launch

Charlie Byrne’s will host the launch of The Windows of Graceland by Martina Evans on Friday the 1st of July at 6pm. The windows of Graceland gathers the cream of the crop from Martina Evans’  five previous collections of poetry, brought up to date by a selection of new and unpublished work. The earliest poems date [...]

By July 1, 2016 Read More →
Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally Colouring Challenge!!

Where’s Wally, the popular children’s book character in a red-and-white bobble hat, striped shirt and black-rimmed specs is once again travelling the country, including a visit to Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop in Galway! Join us tomorrow Saturday June 25th at 11am in our children’s section for a very special Where’s Wally themed story time! As well as [...]

By June 24, 2016 Read More →