Travel

The Little Book of Kent by Alexander Tulloch
By February 12, 2019 Read More →

The Little Book of Kent by Alexander Tulloch

Like all of us, I am sure you are planning a big trip to England, before it brexits forever! We hear Kent is well worth a trip so add to your itinerary.

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Up in the Old Hotel – Joseph Mitchell
By February 1, 2019 Read More →

Up in the Old Hotel – Joseph Mitchell

We have copies of the non-fiction classic ‘Up the Old Hotel’ in the shop at the moment for just e10! Saloon-keepers and street preachers, gypsies and steel-walking Mohawks, a bearded lady and a 93-year-old “seafoodetarian” who believes his specialized diet will keep him alive for another two decades. These are among the people that Joseph [...]

Japanese Fiction just in
By January 30, 2019 Read More →

Japanese Fiction just in

We have some secondhand Japanese fiction in the shop at the moment including titles from Tanizaki (Naomi, In Praise of Shadows, The Makioka Sisters), Mishima (Acts of Worship, The Temple of the Golden Pavillion, Death in Midsummer and Other Stories, Confessions of a Mask), Endo (Stained Glass Elegies, Samurai, Volcano), Shikibu, Natsume, Basho and many [...]

No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert
By December 20, 2018 Read More →

No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Dom Colbert

Thanks to Dom Colbert for calling in this week to sign copies of his new book, ‘No Tears Left – Biafra to Bosnia – Further Memories of an Irish Doctor Abroad’, published by Orpen Press.

Bill Bryson The Road to Little Dribbling
By November 6, 2015 Read More →

Bill Bryson The Road to Little Dribbling

Twenty years ago, Bill Bryson went on a trip around Britain to celebrate the island that had become his adopted country. The hilarious book that resulted, Notes from a Small Island, was voted in a BBC poll the book that best represents Britain. Now, to mark the twentieth anniversary of that modern classic, Bryson makes a [...]

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A History of the World in 12 Maps by Jerry Brotton
By June 4, 2015 Read More →

A History of the World in 12 Maps by Jerry Brotton

In this masterful study, historian and cartography expert Jerry Brotton argues that far from being purely objective, document maps are inevitably subjective expressions of the people who created them, intimately tied to the views and agendas of particular times and places.

Begin Where You Are by June Favre
By May 8, 2015 Read More →

Begin Where You Are by June Favre

Here at Charlie Byrne’s we are proud to announce we will be launching June Favre’s intriguing life memoirs Begin Where You Are Friday the 8th of May at 6:30pm

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, [...]

Just in: High quality bargain books
By August 20, 2014 Read More →

Just in: High quality bargain books

We’ve had a busy week packing the shelves and tables with great new books at bargain prices! We’re currently shelving a huge delivery of high quality non-fiction and literary fiction from the US. This consignment is brimming with hardback history, current affairs, literary criticism, classic and modern literary fiction, high quality anthologies and other curiosities [...]

Travel writing book club choice: Thin Paths by Julia Blackburn
By July 22, 2014 Read More →

Travel writing book club choice: Thin Paths by Julia Blackburn

Thanks to the small but committed group who came along to this month’s Travel Writing Book Club to talk about Homage to Barcelona! For next month’s meeting on Thursday, August 21, 6:30-7:30pm, we’ll be reading Thin Paths: Journeys In and Around an Italian Mountain Village by Julia Blackburn. Copies are available at a special discounted price [...]