Bargain Books

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Now in store, bargain books by Flann O’Brien, The Best of Myles and The Dalkey Archive. About The Best of Myles ‘Brilliant, morosely inventive comic turns devoted to O’Brien’s favourite topics: the literary life, the Gaelic Revival, civil service bureaucracy, booze and its discontents’ Observer From 1940 until his death in 1966, Flann O’Brien, under [...]

By March 6, 2017 Read More →
The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell

Newly available on bargain book is The Bone Clocks by David Mitchell. Following a scalding row with her mother, fifteen-year-old Holly Sykes slams the door on her old life. But Holly is no typical teenage runaway: a sensitive child once contacted by voices she knew only as “the radio people,” Holly is a lightning rod [...]

By November 19, 2016 Read More →
Bargain Archaeology Books

Bargain Archaeology Books

Archaeology fanatics make sure you check out our fantastic display of bargain Archaeology books selected by Charlie. Covering topics from the neolithic period to examining research and priced from €12-€15, these are perfect for experienced and novice archaeologists alike. For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. **Please check the date on [...]

By September 28, 2016 Read More →

Local Interest Books

‘Ireland: A Luminous Beauty’ by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola

‘Ireland: A Luminous Beauty’ by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola

New in stock is Ireland: A Luminous Beauty by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola. Island light is magical. And none more so than Ireland’s. Ireland’s light floods the landscape, luring the senses with a restless presence. The water surrounding and carving through the island reflects back to us the ever-changing movement of the wind-blown [...]

By July 31, 2017 Read More →
‘In Sight of Yellow Mountain’ by Philip Judge

‘In Sight of Yellow Mountain’ by Philip Judge

New in stock is In Sight of Yellow Mountain: A Year in the Irish Countryside by Philip Judge. ‘I think I bought a house’, I said, still slightly stunned. I’ve spent longer choosing a tie. First, a dream of escaping the city … and then a century-old cottage to match the dream. Moving to a [...]

By July 31, 2017 Read More →
Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese

Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese

New in stock is Patrick Larkin’s A Calendar of Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese, a book of great historical interest. There is a collection of more that 2,000 volumes of official Vatican documentation from the late 1100′s to the late 1500′s in the Vatican Archives. It is made up of bulls, letters, appointments, and other historical [...]

By June 12, 2017 Read More →

Signings

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

Solar Bones by Mike McCormack

New signed copies of Solar Bones are available in the shop after a visit from Mike McCormack. His critically acclaimed novel has been longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2017, and we wish him the best of luck ! The book is available in the shop for €15. For more information, or to reserve a copy, [...]

By July 31, 2017 Read More →
‘Cured’ by Lol Tolhurst

‘Cured’ by Lol Tolhurst

New in stock is Cured: The Tale of Two Imaginary Boys by Lol Tolhurst, founding member of the famous band The Cure. Following the book’s launch earlier this month in the Roisin Dubh, we have a few signed copies available in the shop. Coming of age in Thatcher’s Britain in the late 70s and early [...]

By July 31, 2017 Read More →
The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Available in the shop are signed copies of John Boyne’s latest success The Heart’s Invisible Furies ! Cyril Avery is not a real Avery or at least that’s what his adoptive parents tell him. And he never will be. But if he isn’t a real Avery, then who is he? Born out of wedlock to a [...]

By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Secondhand Books

Secondhand Pulp Fiction

Secondhand Pulp Fiction

We’ve got a variety of secondhand pulp fiction in lots of corners of the shop!  Current titles include  Man in the Dark, The Chinese Room, Secrets of Suez and Place Called Estherville. Make sure you pop in for the chance of grabbing a €3 or €4 bargain! For more information, or to reserve a copy, [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
Secondhand Suitcase of Greek Mythology and Classics

Secondhand Suitcase of Greek Mythology and Classics

Make sure you check out our secondhand suitcases in our non-fiction section for some fantastic Greek mythology and classics paperback! All paperbacks are priced between €3-€4 and would be perfect for students on a budget! For more information, or to reserve a copy, simply contact us. **Please check the date on posts about bargain or [...]

By September 8, 2016 Read More →
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 →

Leabhair Ghaeilge

Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach; Seven virtues of the Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire

Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach; Seven virtues of the Rising by Pádraic Ó Conaire

Tá cóipeanna de Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven virtues of the Rising le Pádraic Ó Conaire ar fáil againn anseo i Charlie Byrne’s anois. New in the shop is Seacht mBua an Éirí Amach/Seven virtues of the Rising, a bilingual collection of short stories by Pádraic Ó Conaire including seven original short stories in Irish and their corresponding [...]

By March 28, 2017 Read More →
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 →

Our Blog and Everything Else

Books Ireland Magazine

Books Ireland Magazine

The July/August issue of Books Ireland Magazine is available in store for €5.95. Get a free copy when you spend €30 or more!

By August 8, 2017 Read More →
New Charlie Byrne’s Poster

New Charlie Byrne’s Poster

Our new Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop poster was unveiled as we celebrated the launch of Independent Bookshop Week 2017 last Friday.  Specially commissioned from illustrator Shona Shirley Macdonald, the poster captures the magic that is Charlie Byrne’s and is sure to prove a classic. If you want a print of this beautiful artwork it’s possible ! [...]

By June 26, 2017 Read More →
Easter Opening Hours 2017

Easter Opening Hours 2017

Charlie Byrne’s Easter Opening Hours 2017: Good Friday 14th of April: 9 – 6  Easter Saturday 15th of April: 9 – 6  Easter Sunday 16th of April: CLOSED Easter Monday 17th of April: 12 – 6 For any further inquiries, simply contact us.

By April 10, 2017 Read More →

New Books

‘Thinking Machines’ by Luke Dormehl

‘Thinking Machines’ by Luke Dormehl

New in stock is Thinking Machines: The Inside Story of Artificial Intelligence and Our Race To Build the Future by Luke Dormehl. A fascinating look at Artificial Intelligence, from its humble Cold War beginnings to the dazzling future that is just around the corner. When most of us think about Artificial Intelligence, our minds go straight [...]

By July 31, 2017 Read More →
‘Harmless like you’ by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

‘Harmless like you’ by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan

New in stock is Harmless Like You by Rowan Hisayo Buchanan. ‘Brilliant… Cause for celebration’ – Lorrie Moore – ‘Lyrical and endearing’ – New York Times Book Review – ‘Refreshing, bold’ -Sunday Telegraph – Written in startlingly beautiful prose, Harmless Like You is set across New York, Connecticut, and Berlin, following Yuki Oyama, a Japanese [...]

By July 31, 2017 Read More →
‘Vernon Subutex’ by Virginie Despentes

‘Vernon Subutex’ by Virginie Despentes

New in stock is Vernon Subutex by Virginie Despentes, which comes highly recommended by our staff members David and Alix. Already a great success in France where the third volume just came out, the first book of the trilogy has recently been translated into English. WHO IS VERNON SUBUTEX? An urban legend. A fall from [...]

By July 19, 2017 Read More →

Children's Books

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls

  Available in the shop is the wonderful Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls by Elena Favelli and Francesca Cavallo, which comes highly recommended by our staff ! What if the princess didn’t marry Prince Charming but instead went on to be an astronaut? What if the jealous step sisters were supportive and kind? And what [...]

By May 25, 2017 Read More →
The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop

New in our children’s section is The Bookshop Girl by Sylvia Bishop, illustrated by Ashley King.  This story is about a little girl named Property Jones, so-called because she was left in the lost property cupboard of a bookshop when she was five years old. Property loves living in the bookshop, but she has a [...]

By March 28, 2017 Read More →
A dangerous crossing by Jane Mitchell

A dangerous crossing by Jane Mitchell

New in our children’s section is A dangerous crossing, One boy’s flight out of Syria by Jane Mitchell. Ghalib doesn’t want to leave his home, but Syria has become too dangerous, and his family has no choice but to flee. Together they start out on a terrible journey that leads them through dark and dangerous [...]

By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Events

Launch of ‘Bohermore’

Launch of ‘Bohermore’

Join us this Friday the 30th of June at 6.30 pm for the launch of Bohermore by Jennifer Rose McMahon, a Time Travel Romance published by City Owl Press. ‘Like a punch in the face, eighteen-year-old Maeve O’Malley’s visions knock her off her path. The Pirate Queen stalking Maeve in her dreams killed her mother [...]

By June 26, 2017 Read More →
Independant Bookshop Week

Independant Bookshop Week

This Friday the 23rd of June, Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop is having a little celebration to kick off Independent Bookshop Week ! Call in for the first glimpse of the new Charlie Byrne’s Poster which will be unveiled after 6 pm. Specially commissioned from illustrator Shona Shirley Macdonald, the poster captures the magic that is Charlie Byrne’s [...]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →
20 Years of Harry Potter

20 Years of Harry Potter

This Saturday the 24th of June, celebrate 20 years of Harry Potter at Charlie Byrne’s Bookshop ! At 11 am, join us for a special Witches & Wizards Story Time. Then at 2 pm, get ready for an afternoon of Wizarding Fun including: – Readings from ‘Harry Potter & The Philosopher’s Stone’ – Sorting Hat Ceremony [...]

By June 20, 2017 Read More →