Books

Best Practice in Buying Books
By February 5, 2019 Read More →

Best Practice in Buying Books

Sometimes it’s hard to know what book to choose..this customer took a very balanced approach we think!

Posted in: Bargain Books, Books
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 [...]

Adele – Lelia Slimani
By February 1, 2019 Read More →

Adele – Lelia Slimani

WE have copies of Lelia Slimani’s new book Adele in the shop at the moment. From the bestselling author of The Perfect Nanny–one of the 10 Best Books of the Year of The New York Times Book Review–her prizewinning novel about a sex-addicted woman in ParisShe wants only one thing: to be wanted.Adèle appears to have the [...]

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 [...]

Old skool school books
By January 17, 2019 Read More →

Old skool school books

We have a lovely selection of old school books in the shop at the moment such as: The History of Ireland -Illustrated Ireland – From AD 800 to AD 1600 An Máthair – Pádraic MacPiarais Come in for a trip down memory lane!    

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry
By December 20, 2018 Read More →

On Raglan Road – Gerard Hanberry

Gerry Hanberry called in today to sign copies of his book, ‘On Raglan Road’. The book looks at the famous Irish song and the woman who inspired it.

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.

Essays by an Irish Rebel – Revolution, Politics and Culture – Liam Ó Briain
By December 17, 2018 Read More →

Essays by an Irish Rebel – Revolution, Politics and Culture – Liam Ó Briain

Essays by an Irish Rebel: Revolution, Politics and Culture (Liam Ó Briain) (1888 – 1974) have been translated from Irish by Eoin Ó Dochartaigh and we have copies in the shop published by Ardcrú Books. O Briain was a well-known figure in Irish public life. He fought in the Easter Rising of 1916 as an [...]

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’
By December 14, 2018 Read More →

Photos from launch of ‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’

‘The Man Who Was Never Knocked Down’, the story of Rocky Ros Muc (Sean Mannion) was launched in Charlie Byrne’s on Wednesday December 12th 2018. Sean Mannion was in attendance and bought a biography of another boxing legend, Mohammad Ali. The book is written by Ronan Mac Con Iomaire and published by Rowman & Littlefield. [...]

Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available
By December 11, 2018 Read More →

Killer City – Rita Ann HIggins – Signed Copies Available

Thanks Rita Ann Higgins for calling in today to sign more copies of ‘Killer City’, published by Salmon Poetry, Available in-store for e12.