Literature

Classic Novels At Bargain Prices!
By July 30, 2015 Read More →

Classic Novels At Bargain Prices!

Haven’t read any Jane Austen?? Unfamiliar with the works of Charles Dickens?? Ashamed to say you’ve never read Huckleberry Finn?? Fear not Charlie Byrne’s has the solution!

An Eochair – The Key by Máirtín Ó Cadhain
By June 18, 2015 Read More →

An Eochair – The Key by Máirtín Ó Cadhain

Charlie Byrne’s has just received new dual language copies of Máirtín Ó Cadhain’s unique work, The Key/ An Eochair.

Shakespeare’s Restless World; A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor
By June 4, 2015 Read More →

Shakespeare’s Restless World; A Portrait of an Era in Twenty Objects by Neil MacGregor

In this brilliant work of historical reconstruction, Neil MacGregor brings us twenty objects that capture the essence of Shakespeare’s world. Together they transport us to that pivotal  moment when politics, science, religion, even the basic facts of geography, all had to be rethought. This was when modern man and woman – questioning, self-conscious, committed to [...]

Gorse No. 3
By May 5, 2015 Read More →

Gorse No. 3

Gorse is a twice-yearly print journal published in Dublin, featuring long-form narrative essays, original fiction, poetry and interviews, the third issue of the publication is available at Charlie Byrne’s now!

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett
By May 1, 2015 Read More →

Pond by Claire-Louise Bennett

Claire-Louise Bennett’s first collection of stories Pond comes in the wake of her 2013 win of the White Review Short Story Prize and is highly recommended by the staff of Charlie Byrne’s.

Launch of ROPES 2015
By April 30, 2015 Read More →

Launch of ROPES 2015

Last Thursday saw the very successful launch of ROPES 2015 here at Charlie Byrne’s. The dedicated team of students from the NUIG MA in Literature and Publishing, put a substantial amount of time and effort into making this one of the best editions of ROPES yet and saw a suitable turnout in response to their [...]

Winesburg, Ohio
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

Winesburg, Ohio

Sherwood Anderson’s timeless cycle of short stories lays bare the life of the small fictional town of Winesburg Ohio in the American Midwest. The central character is George Willard, a young reporter on the Winesburg Eagle to whom, one by one, the town’s inhabitants confide their hopes, their dreams, and their fears.

The Man Who Planted Trees
By April 21, 2015 Read More →

The Man Who Planted Trees

Originally published in 1953, The Man Who Planted Trees is an allegorical tale by French author Jean Giono. Set in the Foothills of the French Alps during both World Wars, the story follows a Shepherd’s personal task of reforesting his desolate region through the planting of over one hundred acorns a day. Written in the [...]

Wordsworth books just in
By January 29, 2015 Read More →

Wordsworth books just in

Check out our display of Wordsworth books just in! We’ve just had a large consignment of classic literature, poetry, reference and non-fiction.  This delivery features many titles from the NUI Galway reading lists, including Jane Eyre, Dracula, Silas Mariner, Hamlet, Pride and Prejudice, Great Expectations, The Ragged Trousered Philanthropist, Wuthering Heights, Moby Dick, The Odyssey, [...]

Academy Street by Mary Costello
By November 20, 2014 Read More →

Academy Street by Mary Costello

We’re big fans of Mary Costello’s short story collection The China Factory in Charlie Byrne’s and are delighted to see the immediate success of her debut novel Academy Street. Academy Street is published by Canongate, and has just been shortlisted for the Eason Novel of the Year award, the pre-eminent category in the Bord Gáis Energy Irish [...]