New Books

River – Esther Kinsky
By April 9, 2019 Read More →

River – Esther Kinsky

We have copies of “River” in the shop at the moment! The Book A woman moves to a London suburb, near the River Lea, without knowing quite why or how long for. She goes on long, solitary, walks during which she observes and describes her surroundings, an ode to nature and abandoned places that is [...]

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Her Kind – Niamh Boyce
By April 9, 2019 Read More →

Her Kind – Niamh Boyce

We have copies of Niamh Boyce’s new book in the shop at the moment! The Book 1324, Kilkennie A woman seeks refuge for herself and her daughter in the household of a childhood friend. The friend, Alice Kytler, gives her former companion a new name, Petronelle, a job as a servant, and warns her to hide [...]

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Can Medicine Be Cured? – Seamus O’Mahony
By March 26, 2019 Read More →

Can Medicine Be Cured? – Seamus O’Mahony

We have copies of “Can Medicine Be cured?” in the shop at the moment! The Book One of the most dangerous fallacies is our over-reliance on metrics and our neglect of things that can’t easily be measured, like compassion. And medicine also suffers from the illusion that empathy can be taught, that doctors can feel [...]

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The Way We Eat Now – Bee Wilson
By March 26, 2019 Read More →

The Way We Eat Now – Bee Wilson

We have copies of “The Way We Eat Now” in the shop at the moment! The Book Why does it no longer seem odd that we’re able to eat sushi in Italy and Neapolitan pizza in Dubai? What has happened to the food we eat to make this possible, and how have these blurred boundaries [...]

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Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages – Jack Hartnell
By March 26, 2019 Read More →

Medieval Bodies: Life, Death and Art in the Middle Ages – Jack Hartnell

We have copies of Jack Hartnell’s new book in the shop at the moment!   The Book Just like us, medieval men and women worried about growing old, got blisters and indigestion, fell in love and had children. And yet their lives were full of miraculous and richly metaphorical experiences radically different to our own, [...]

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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 [...]

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. [...]