Author Archive: Alix Da Costa

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‘Vernon Subutex’ by Virginie Despentes
By July 19, 2017 Read More →

‘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 [...]

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New Charlie Byrne’s Poster
By June 26, 2017 Read More →

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 ! [...]

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Launch of ‘Bohermore’
By June 26, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

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Independant Bookshop Week
By June 20, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

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

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 [...]

Papal Registers relating to Clonfert Diocese
By June 12, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

‘The Key Signature & Other Stories’ by Noel King
By June 7, 2017 Read More →

‘The Key Signature & Other Stories’ by Noel King

Join us on Thursday the 8th of June at 6.30 pm for the launch of The Key Signature and Other Stories by Noel King. The nineteen stories in this book concern the trials of modern man in an Ireland of the late twentieth and early twenty-first century. Each first-person narrator is grappling with something: host [...]

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Out of the Ashes by Robert W. White
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Out of the Ashes by Robert W. White

New in stock is Out of the Ashes, An Oral History of the Provisional Irish Republican Movement by Robert W. White. Out of the Ashes is the definitive history of the Provisional Irish Republican movement, from its formation at the outset of the modern Troubles up to and after its official disarmament in 2005. Robert [...]

How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza

New in stock is the stunning How To Be Human by Paula Cocozza. You’ve seen a fox. Come face to face in an unexpected place, or at an unexpected moment. And he has looked at you, as you have looked at him. As if he has something to tell you, or you have something to tell him. But what [...]

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The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

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 [...]

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