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Night Boat to Tangier – Kevin Barry
By June 19, 2019 Read More →

Night Boat to Tangier – Kevin Barry

Just in “Night Boat to Tangier” by Kevin Barry The Book In the dark waiting room of the ferry terminal in the sketchy Spanish port of Algeciras, two aging Irishmen — Maurice Hearne and Charlie Redmond, longtime partners in the lucrative and dangerous enterprise of smuggling drugs — sit at night, none too patiently. It [...]

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Paris Echo – Sebastian Faulks
By June 19, 2019 Read More →

Paris Echo – Sebastian Faulks

Just in “Paris Echo” by Sebastian Faulks The Book Here is Paris as you have never seen it before – a city in which every building seems to hold the echo of an unacknowledged past, the shadows of Vichy and Algeria. American postdoctoral researcher Hannah and runaway Moroccan teenager Tariq have little in common, yet [...]

Idaho – Emily Ruskovich
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Idaho – Emily Ruskovich

Just in “Idaho” by Emily Ruskovich The Book One hot August day a family drives to a mountain clearing to collect birch wood. Jenny, the mother, is in charge of lopping any small limbs off the logs with a hatchet. Wade, the father, does the stacking. The two daughters, June and May, aged nine and [...]

The Remainder – Alia Trabucco Zerán
By June 8, 2019 Read More →

The Remainder – Alia Trabucco Zerán

Just in “The Remainder” by Alia Trabucco Zeran The Book Santiago, Chile. The city is covered in ash. Three children of ex-militants are facing a past they can neither remember nor forget. Felipe sees dead bodies on every corner of the city, counting them up in an obsessive quest to square these figures with the [...]

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Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor
By June 8, 2019 Read More →

Shadowplay by Joseph O’Connor

Just in: “Shadowplay” by Joseph O’Connor   The Book 1878: The Lyceum Theatre, London. Three extraordinary people begin their life together, a life that will be full of drama, transformation, passionate and painful devotion to art and to one another. Henry Irving, the Chief, is the volcanic leading man and impresario; Ellen Terry is the [...]

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Frankissstein: A Love Story – Jeanette Winterson
By May 30, 2019 Read More →

Frankissstein: A Love Story – Jeanette Winterson

Just In: “Frankissstein: A Love Story”, by Jeanette Winterson The Book In Brexit Britain, a young transgender doctor called Ry is falling in love – against their better judgement – with Victor Stein, a celebrated professor leading the public debate around AI. Meanwhile, Ron Lord, just divorced and living with Mum again, is set to make [...]

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The Stinging Fly: Summer 2019
By May 30, 2019 Read More →

The Stinging Fly: Summer 2019

Just In: “The Stinging Fly: Summer 2019 ”, edited by Danny Denton The Book The Stinging Fly is a literary magazine published in Ireland featuring short stories and poetry. It publishes three issues each year. The latest issue, edited by Danny Denton, features brand new work by Martina Evans, Darran Anderson, David Means, Anne Carson, and [...]

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Self-Acceptance – Dr. Harry Barry
By May 30, 2019 Read More →

Self-Acceptance – Dr. Harry Barry

Just In: “Self-Acceptance: How to banish the self-esteem myth, accept yourself unconditionally and revolutionize your mental health “ by Dr. Harry Barry The Book In an age where self-esteem is seen as essential to mental health, we are seeing unprecedented rises in mental health difficulties from depression anxiety, eating disorders and many others. Is there not a dichotomy at [...]

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Celebrating 40 Years of Virago Modern Classics!
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

Celebrating 40 Years of Virago Modern Classics!

We are happy to celebrate the 40th anniversary of Virago Press with this spectacular collection of Virago Modern Classics. The whole selection features artwork by the incredible illustrator Yehrin Tong and we are in love with these covers!

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We have signed copies of Mark Boyle’s “The Way Home: Tales from a life without technology”!
By May 14, 2019 Read More →

We have signed copies of Mark Boyle’s “The Way Home: Tales from a life without technology”!

Yesterday morning the brilliant Mark Boyle called by the shop to sign some copies of his inspiring book “The Way Home: Tales from a life without technology”.  He will not see this post due to the fact that it is, indeed, technological. But thanks a million for your time and attention! We have beautiful signed copies [...]

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