Author Archive: Alix Da Costa

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Books Ireland Magazine
By August 8, 2017 Read More →

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!

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Solar Bones by Mike McCormack
By July 31, 2017 Read More →

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, [...]

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‘Ireland: A Luminous Beauty’ by Peter Harbison and Leslie Conron Carola
By July 31, 2017 Read More →

‘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 [...]

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

‘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 [...]

‘Thinking Machines’ by Luke Dormehl
By July 31, 2017 Read More →

‘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 [...]

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

‘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 [...]

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

‘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 [...]

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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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