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Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Constellations: Reflections From Life – Sinéad Gleeson

We have signed copies of “Constellations: Reflections From Life” by Sinéad Gleeson The Book How do you tell the story of a life in a body, as it goes through sickness, health, motherhood? How do you tell that story when you are not just a woman but a woman in Ireland? In the powerful and [...]

Posted in: Local Interest
Horslips: Tall Tales – The Official Biography by Mark Cunningham
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Horslips: Tall Tales – The Official Biography by Mark Cunningham

New in on bargain books is “Horslips: Tall Tales – The Official Biography” by Mark Cunningham The Book Featuring a detailed timeline of events, exclusive interviews, previously unpublished photography and a wealth of memorabilia including original handwritten lyrics and session notes, this is the long-awaited, first-ever book dedicated to the history of HORSLIPS, the legendary [...]

Posted in: Bargain Books
Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations – Susanna Hislop
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Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations – Susanna Hislop

Just in on bargain books is “Stories in the Stars: An Atlas of Constellations” by Susanna Hislop. The Book Look up: above us is a jet-black canvas pricked with white dots, and a carnival of animals, mythical creatures, gods and goddesses in its shining constellations. Here, Susanna Hislop – writer and stargazer – and Hannah [...]

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If This Is a Woman – Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women – Sarah Helm
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If This Is a Woman – Inside Ravensbruck: Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women – Sarah Helm

We have copies of “If This Is a Woman: Inside Ravensbruck – Hitler’s Concentration Camp for Women” by Sarah Helm The Book A groundbreaking, masterful, and absorbing account of the last hidden atrocity of World War II—Ravensbrück—the largest female-only concentration camp, where more than 100,000 women consisting of more than twenty nationalities were imprisoned. Using [...]

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Patrick Kavanagh: A Biography – Antoinette Quinn
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Patrick Kavanagh: A Biography – Antoinette Quinn

New in on secondhand books is “Patrick Kavanagh: A Biography”  by Antoinette Quinn. The Book Antoinette Quinn’s acclaimed biography of Patrick Kavanagh, the most important Irish poet between the death of W.B. Yeats and the rise of Seamus Heaney, tells the triumphant story of his journey from homespun balladry through early journal and poetry publications to [...]

Posted in: Secondhand Books
Great Endeavour: Ireland’s Antarctic Explorers – Michael Smith
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Great Endeavour: Ireland’s Antarctic Explorers – Michael Smith

We have a secondhand copy of  “Great Endeavour: Ireland’s Antarctic Explorers” by Michael Smith. The Book The Irish have left an indelible mark in the most hostile territory on earth, Antarctica. It was the Irish who pioneered a route to the Antarctic and whose adventures 100 years ago gripped the attention of the world. Their [...]

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In Their Own Words: The Famine in North Connacht – Liam Swords
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In Their Own Words: The Famine in North Connacht – Liam Swords

Just in on secondhand books is “In Their Own Words: The Famine in North Connacht” by Liam Swords   The Book Told in diary form, this chronicles the unfolding calamity as seen through the eyes of those who experienced the Famine, either as victims, or as priests and ministers who strove to alleviate the plight of the [...]

Posted in: Secondhand Books
Representing Ireland at the Bookseller Magazine Awards!
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Representing Ireland at the Bookseller Magazine Awards!

We had a ball last night at the Nibbies 2019! Well done to Golden Hare Books on being crowned Indie Bookshop of the Year 2019. We are very honored to be the Irish Bookshop of the Year and a part of the shortlist of 2019. Thanks to everyone for all the support during this journey. We wouldn’t be here if [...]

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Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers – Kit de Waal
By May 13, 2019 Read More →

Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers – Kit de Waal

We couldn’t recommend the new ‘Common People: An Anthology of Working Class Writers’ enough! Edited by Kit de Waal and featuring essays, poems & pieces of personal memoir by well-known writers & new as-yet-unpublished writers from working class backgrounds it’s a must read for 2019!

Posted in: New Books
Suzy Suzy – William Wall
By May 13, 2019 Read More →

Suzy Suzy – William Wall

“Suzy Suzy” by the always wonderful William Wall has been a huge hit with our customers this weekend!

Posted in: New Books