Author Archive: Alix Da Costa

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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 [...]

Posted in: Books, New Books
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 [...]

Posted in: Signings
The Idiot by Elif Batuman
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

The Idiot by Elif Batuman

New in stock is The Idiot by Elif Batuman, bestselling author of The Possessed.  “An addictive, sprawling epic; I wolfed it down.” – Miranda July, author of The First Bad Man and It Chooses You – “Easily the funniest book I’ve read this year.” – GQ – A portrait of the artist as a young [...]

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Into Action by Dan Harvey
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Into Action by Dan Harvey

New in stock is Into Action: Irish Peacekeepers under fire 1960-2014 by Dan Harvey, with a foreword by Kevin Myers.  Into Action is the story of the Irish Defence Forces’ role as international peacekeepers since 1960. While primarily posted to uphold the transition towards peace in overseas conflicts, they have at times inevitably been forced [...]

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
By May 29, 2017 Read More →

Dear Ijeawele by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

New in stock is Dear Ijeawele, or a Feminist Manifesto in Fifteen Suggestions by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. From the best-selling author of Americanah and We Should All Be Feminists comes a powerful new statement about feminism today–written as a letter to a friend. A few years ago, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie received a letter from a dear friend [...]

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