Join us this Friday the 24th of March at 6 pm for the launch of About Being Normal: My life in Abnormal Circumstances by Desmond Fennell, published by The Somerville Press. As author of many books on Irish and European matters and as a journalist, Desmond Fennell has been a major force in Irish [...]
Author Archive: Alix Da Costa
This year we are open on St Patrick’s Day ! We will welcome you in the shop from 11 am to 5 pm.
Newly available on bargain books are Father Browne’s Kerry and Father Browne’s Laois collections of photographs. About Father Browne’s Laois Father Browne, ‘Ireland’s greatest documentary photographer’ according to The Irish Times, lived for in Emo, County Laois, for twenty-eight years, where he had his homemade photo laboratory and where he perfected the art which he [...]
New in store is The World-Ending Fire, The Essential of Wendell Berry, selected and introduced by Paul Kingsnorth. ‘He is unlike anybody else writing today … After Donald Trump’s election, we urgently need to rediscover the best of radical America. An essential part of that story is Wendell Berry. Few of us can live, or [...]
Brand new in stock is Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian author and broadcaster. Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where narrative and perception is as potent as hard, historical fact. From the Qu’ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names – Byzantium, [...]
New in store is A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt, author of What I Loved. As well as being a prize-winning novelist, Siri Hustvedt is highly regarded for her insights in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. Believing passionately that the arts [...]