New Books

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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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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A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women
By March 6, 2017 Read More →

A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women

New in store is A Woman Looking at Men Looking at Women, Essays on Art, Sex and the Mind by Siri Hustvedt, author of What I Loved. As well as being a prize-winning novelist, Siri Hustvedt is highly regarded for her insights in the fields of neurology, feminism, art criticism and philosophy. Believing passionately that the arts [...]

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Dark Mountain Issue 10; Uncivilised Poetics by Paul Kingsnorth
By November 19, 2016 Read More →

Dark Mountain Issue 10; Uncivilised Poetics by Paul Kingsnorth

New in stock at Charlie Byrne’s is Dark Mountain Issue 10; Uncivilised Poetics edited by Em Strang, Nick Hunt, Cate Chapman and Charlotte Du Cann. We are living through an age of turmoil: climate change, extinction, failed economics, stagnant politics. In such testing times, what’s the point of poetry? 

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The Map and the Clock by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke
By November 19, 2016 Read More →

The Map and the Clock by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke

New in stock is The Map and the Clock edited by Carol Ann Duffy and Gillian Clarke, which is a celebration of the most scintillating poems ever composed on our islands.

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All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan
By September 21, 2016 Read More →

All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan

Brand new in store is Donal Ryan’s highly anticipated latest novel All We Shall Know.

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All Through the Night by Marie Heaney
By September 21, 2016 Read More →

All Through the Night by Marie Heaney

New in stock is All Through the Night, a collection of night poems and lullabies beautifully curated and edited by Marie Heaney and featuring illustrations by Paula McGloin.

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