Books

Christmas Suitcase
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Christmas Suitcase

You never know what you will find in one of the suitcases in the shop. Why not have a look through the selection of Christmas titles.

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Everyman Editions
By December 15, 2017 Read More →

Everyman Editions

Just some of the selection of Everyman Editions that have arrived into the shop in time for Christmas.

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The Life and Work of John Ffrench Irish Ceramic Artist ( 1928-2010)
By December 14, 2017 Read More →

The Life and Work of John Ffrench Irish Ceramic Artist ( 1928-2010)

The life and Work of John Ffrench Irish Ceramic Artist ( 1928-2010) John Ffrench was one of the founding fathers of contemporary ceramics in Ireland.  Longtime resident of Galway , and regular customer of  Charlie Byrne’s, John produced a steady stream of highly original work from his studio in Kinvara. His use of experimental forms, [...]

Blowfish’s Oceanopedia
By December 13, 2017 Read More →

Blowfish’s Oceanopedia

Blowfish’s Oceanopedia 291 Extraordinary Things You Know About the Sea Join marine biologist and fish fanatic Tom ‘the Blowfish’ Hird as he lifts the lid on a treasure chest of fascinating facts, to reveal just what we do know about what lurks beneath the waves. Featuring a full-colour plate section and vintage line drawings throughout, [...]

Why We Sleep
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Why We Sleep

Why we sleep – Matthew Walker In this book, the first of it’s kind written by a scientific expert, Profesor Matthew Walker explores twenty years of cutting-edge research to solve the mystery of why sleep matters. Looking at creatures from across the animal kingdom as well as major human studies, Why We Sleep delves in [...]

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Silence in the Age of Noise
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Silence in the Age of Noise

  Silence in the age of Noise – Erling Kagge A peaceful antidote to the noise and bustle of the current season. Erling Kagge shows us how to find perfect silence in our daily lives however busy we are.  

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

And the Weak Suffer What They Must?

And the weak suffer what they must- Yanis Varoufakis In this startling account of Europe’s economic rise and catastrophic fall, Yanis Varoufakis pinpoints the flaws in the European Union’s design – a design that was thought up after the Second World War, and is responsible for Europe’s fragmentation and the resurgence of racist extremism across [...]

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A Tale of Three Cities Istanbul
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

A Tale of Three Cities Istanbul

Istanbul Bettany Hughes has crafted a grand work possessing a great literary style. Her enthusiasm and vast knowledge are evident in every page making it assessable to novice and veteran alike. Read a hundred books about this location ( Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul) over the 3,000 year period and they will not match the journey undertaken [...]

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Family Furnishings Alice Munro
By December 11, 2017 Read More →

Family Furnishings Alice Munro

This collection brings together twenty-four of Alice Munro’s most accomplished, most powerfully affecting stories, all set in the small towns and flatlands of southwestern Ontario – the area she has brilliantly made her own. Munro’s stories capture the fullness of human experience within the quotidian, yet extraordinary particularity, or rural life. A wonderful read! €10

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‘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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