Books

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 [...]

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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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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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The Iron Age by Arja Kajermo
By May 10, 2017 Read More →

The Iron Age by Arja Kajermo

New in the shop is Arja Kajermo’s critically acclaimed debut novel The Iron Age, illustrated by Susanna Kajermo Törner. The Iron Age is part-coming-of-age novel, and part-fairy-tale told from the perspective of a young girl growing up in the poverty of post-war Finland. On her family’s austere farm, the Girl learns stories and fables of [...]

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Coming Home, One Man’s return to the Irish Language
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Coming Home, One Man’s return to the Irish Language

New out and available in the shop is Coming Home, One Man’s Return to the Irish Language by Michael McCaughan. ‘Some part of me believed I would become a more complete person if I spoke Irish, more in tune with my roots, my identity, my very being.’  ‘I was one of the 1.8 million people [...]

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Ithaca by Alan McMonagle
By March 28, 2017 Read More →

Ithaca by Alan McMonagle

Newly out and available in the shop is Alan McMonagle’s debut novel Ithaca. “This was the summer after all the money disappeared. One minute it was here. The next it had vanished. All of it. Without trace . . . Now that all the money had vanished everyone had their eyes and ears ready for [...]

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Father Browne’s Photography Books
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Father Browne’s Photography Books

Newly available on bargain books are Father Browne’s Kerry and Father Browne’s Laois collections of photographs. About Father Browne’s Laois Father Browne, ‘Ireland’s greatest documentary photographer’ according to The Irish Times, lived for in Emo, County Laois, for twenty-eight years, where he had his homemade photo laboratory and where he perfected the art which he [...]

Bargain Flann O’Brien
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Bargain Flann O’Brien

Now in store, bargain books by Flann O’Brien, The Best of Myles and The Dalkey Archive. About The Best of Myles ‘Brilliant, morosely inventive comic turns devoted to O’Brien’s favourite topics: the literary life, the Gaelic Revival, civil service bureaucracy, booze and its discontents’ Observer From 1940 until his death in 1966, Flann O’Brien, under [...]

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The Essential Wendell Berry
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

The Essential Wendell Berry

New in store is The World-Ending Fire, The Essential of Wendell Berry, selected and introduced by Paul Kingsnorth. ‘He is unlike anybody else writing today … After Donald Trump’s election, we urgently need to rediscover the best of radical America. An essential part of that story is Wendell Berry. Few of us can live, or [...]

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Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities

Brand new in stock is Istanbul, A Tale of Three Cities by Bettany Hughes, award-winning historian author and broadcaster. Istanbul has always been a place where stories and histories collide and crackle, where narrative and perception is as potent as hard, historical fact. From the Qu’ran to Shakespeare, this city with three names – Byzantium, [...]

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