Page 1


A Christmas for Books

Dubray Recommends…

At Dubray we are passionate about reading and love to recommend books to our customers. Here are some of our favourite reads from 2020 … and since we love them so much we are offering double loyalty points on books on this page to Dubray Card holders. For more details ask in store or visit


Strange Flowers Donal Ryan

Home Stretch Graham Norton

Doubleday  • €13.99

Hodder  • €13.99

‘This exquisite novel explores the power of love and connectedness. Elegant, lyrical and a pure joy to read.’ – Aileen, Liffey Valley

The Pull of the Stars Emma Donoghue



‘This is Graham Norton’s best, most personal novel yet – tender, funny and hopeful.’ – Karina, Liffey Valley

The Thursday Murder Club Richard Osman

Picador  • €15.99

‘This detailed historical novel reminds us that behind the trauma and loss, there is love, tenderness and hope. I was captivated by it from start to finish.’ – Caoilfhionn, Head Office

Viking  • €13.99

‘A hilariously funny ‘whodunnit’, written with style and panache – an absolute joy!’ – Karina, Liffey Valley

The Art of the Glimpse Sinéad Gleeson (ed.)

The Vanishing Half Brit Bennett

‘A tour de force of Irish talent, Gleeson has curated a newly diverse canon full of passion, wit and emotion.’ – Eoin, Rathmines

‘A wonderful, compelling story of family, race and a changing society that grips the reader from the opening sentence.’ – Nicola, Bray

Head of Zeus  • €27.99

That Old Country Music Kevin Barry Canongate Books  • €15.99

‘Kevin Barry is on top form with his dark-humoured, lyrical prose in this newest set of short stories.’ – Aoife, Stillorgan

Click and Collect available on online orders

Little, Brown  • €16.99

The Lying Life of Adults Elena Ferrante Europa Editions  • €15.99

‘A coming of age story that is authentic and frank. Ferrante’s no-frills style is so believable and refreshing.’ – Breffni, Grafton Street

Hamnet Maggie O’Farrell

A Promised Land Barack Obama

Headline  • €16.99

Viking  • €29.99

Winner of the Women’s Prize for Fiction. ‘Drawn with great delicacy, this portrait of grief is an expression of what it means to be human.’ – Aileen, Liffey Valley

’A landmark publication, packed with deep insight into the political, public and private elements of Obama’s first term.’ – Robin, Blackrock

A Ghost in the Throat Doireann Ní Ghríofa

Me and White Supremacy Layla F. Saad

‘A blend of essay, poetry, autofiction, and history: wholly original and devastatingly beautiful.’ – Garrett, Grafton Street

‘This groundbreaking guide to understanding prejudice and changing your mindset is quite simply essential reading.’ – Maria, Head Office

Tramp Press  • €16.00

Quercus  • €17.99

Exciting Times Naoise Dolan

Tell Me the Truth About Loss Niamh Fitzpatrick

‘A sparklingly clever observation of class, contemporary relationships and the nuances of language.’ – Adrian, Blackrock

‘A breathtakingly honest account of love and bereavement, full of empathy, solace and hope.’ – Maria, Head Office

Gill Books  • €16.99

Orion  • €16.99

As You Were Elaine Feeney

Thirty-Two Words for Field Manchán Magan

Vintage  • €14.99

Gill Books  • €19.99

‘Sharp and lyrical, Elaine Feeney’s debut novel uses stunningly experimental prose to whittle down the shame inherent in Irish society.’ – David, Galway

‘Manchán Magan connects us to our language and heritage and shows us who we are. Lyrical, magicial and insightful.’ – Bobbie, Stillorgan

OK, Let’s Do Your Stupid Idea Patrick Freyne

Apeirogon Colum McCann

Bloomsbury  • €16.99

‘Based on the true lives of two grieving fathers, this is a deeply affecting novel to be shared and cherished.’ – Susan, Head Office

Penguin Ireland  • €13.99

‘This collection of essays will make you weep with laughter and also, sometimes simultaneously, with sorrow.’ – Imogen, Rathmines

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

Dubray Gifts for Booklovers… Finding the perfect book for someone you love isn’t always easy – let us help. We have decades of experience in matching books to readers and our booksellers can help you find the ideal book for any individual. Just ask in store, call our Gift Consultants on (01) 211 7090 or email and we’ll be happy to recommend a range of brilliant books. Looking for something really special? We offer a range of gift services, each offering a generous selection of books tailored to the personal tastes of the recipient. See for more detail.


A Reader’s Year

Book Subscriptions…

Delight the reader in your life with a new book to be delivered every month of the year, chosen with their individual tastes in mind by our experienced team. Whether novel-lover, history fiend or a child just beginning on the reading journey, we will hand-select twelve books to keep them happily reading throughout 2021.

A Reader’s Year A Junior Reader’s Year


Personal Shopper

Dubray Gift Card

€200 €150

Personal Shoppers…

Treat someone to an individual reading consultation with one of our knowledgeable and friendly staff, helping them to select a lovely pile of books to take home. Each voucher comes with a range of extras – a handbound journal and Dubray tote bag for the adults and a Dubray reading journal, pen and badge for the kids!

The Dubray Personal Shopper The Junior Personal Shopper

€80 €50

Gift Cards…

Can’t decide what to buy? Let them choose with a Dubray Gift Card. And if you’re running a little late, our e-gift card can be delivered via email at the very last minute!

Supporting Peter McVerry Trust… This Christmas we are proud to be fundraising for Peter McVerry Trust to help provide much needed support for families in homeless services. Peter McVerry Trust is a national housing and homeless charity committed to reducing homelessness and the harm caused by substance misuse and social disadvantage. The charity provides low-threshold entry services, primarily to younger people and vulnerable adults with complex needs, and offers pathways out of homelessness.

Click and Collect available on online orders

IRISH FICTION Braywatch Ross O’Carroll-Kelly

Grown Ups Marian Keyes

Ross finds himself falling in love with the town he loathed so well in the hilarious latest instalment of the bestselling series.

A superb family novel that delves into the challenges we all face when we realise that we are supposed to be behaving like adults.

Penguin Ireland  • €13.99

Michael Joseph  • €16.99

A Traveller at the Gates of Wisdom John Boyne

The Glorious Guinness Girls Emily Hourican Hachette Books Ireland  • €14.99

Doubleday  • €14.99

Inspired by one of the most fascinating family dynasties in the world – an unforgettable novel of reckless youth, family loyalty and destiny.

Stretching across two millennia, this is an awe-inspiring epic about the inevitability of fate in an ever-changing world.

The Bird in the Bamboo Cage Hazel Gaynor

Love Roddy Doyle

HarperCollins  • €12.99

Vintage  • €14.99

China, 1941. With Japan’s declaration of war on the Allies, life changes forever. An unforgettable story of bonds forged in the midst of a terrible war.

Two old friends try to reconcile their versions of the past over the course of a single night in this bitter-sweet portrait of love.

It’s That Time of Year Roisin Meaney

Scenes of a Graphic Nature Caroline O’Donoghue

A spellbinding, warm-hearted novel, where an adoptive family reunite for a Christmas wedding that reveals old hurts that were never forgotten.

A trip back to her dying father’s ancestral home embroils a troubled young woman in a devastating conspiracy that’s been sixty years in the making.

Hachette Books Ireland  • €14.99

Little, Brown  • €14.99

Secrets Never Told Dermot Bolger

Here is the Beehive Sarah Crossan Bloomsbury  • €13.99

New Island  • €14.95

A shattering and compulsive novel about transgression, desire, secrecy and loss, told in a truly imaginative and innovative way.

This collection of short stories peers under the veneer of our lives, delving into the secrets that bind relationships together or tear them apart.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

FICTION American Dirt Jeanine Cummins

Troy Stephen Fry

Headline  • €16.99

Michael Joseph  • €15.99

A wondrous and lively retelling of the most fascinating Greek myth from the incomparable Stephen Fry.

This heart-stopping novel follows a mother and son fleeing their comfortable life for the US border, away from the barbarity of a Mexican cartel.

Utopia Avenue David Mitchell

Summerwater Sarah Moss

Set in London’s swinging sixties, this beguiling novel celebrates music’s ability to connect across divides, define an era and thrill the soul.

A devastating story told over twenty-four hours in the Scottish Highlands. Deft and brimming with life, this is a novel of endless depth.

Hodder  • €16.99

The Silence Don DeLillo

Picador  • €14.99

Betty Tiffany McDaniel

Picador  • €15.99

A stunning work of fiction about worldwide digital communication being suddenly severed, that acts as an immediate guide to our bewildering world.

Orion  • €14.99

A punch-in-the-gut novel you won’t soon forget, about a girl learning the dark secrets of her family in late twentieth-century Ohio.

One for Everyone: More Poems I Love Kathleen Watkins

Islands of Mercy Rose Tremain Vintage  • €15.99

Gill Books  • €14.99

From an English tearoom to a tropical rainforest, via the slums of Dublin, this novel boldly explores the human need for sanctuary in a cruel world.

The author charms us once more with another wonderful selection of poetry, to comfort and console during difficult times.

Dearly: Poems Margaret Atwood Vintage  • €16.99

Atwood’s first collection in over a decade is a pure delight, by turns moving, playful and wise.

Click and Collect available on online orders

Jack Marilynne Robinson Little, Brown  • €16.99

Revisiting one of her most beloved characters, this is a fraught and beautiful story about love in segregated Missouri after World War Two.

FICTION Hidden in Plain Sight Jeffrey Archer

The Book of Two Ways Jodi Picoult

Macmillan  • €15.99

Hodder  • €16.99

The second novel featuring William Warrick is a gripping cat-and-mouse thriller set in London’s seedy underbelly. Perfect for fans of The Clifton Chronicles.

After surviving a plane crash, Dawn finds herself facing two possible futures. An uplifting and utterly profound novel from a beloved author.

One August Night Victoria Hislop

The Evening and the Morning Ken Follett

Headline Review  • €16.99

Macmillan  • €24.99

Return to Crete in this longanticipated sequel to The Island, as the residents celebrate the cure for leprosy and the closure of the colony.

The new historical novel from a master of the genre offers plenty for new readers, but is a special treat for fans of Pillars of the Earth.

The Midnight Library Matt Haig

To Sleep in a Sea of Stars Christopher Paolini

Canongate Books  • €15.99

Tor  • €15.99

In the library between life and death, regrets can be undone and rights wronged. From Reasons to Stay Alive author Haig, a mesmerising novel about how to live your best life.

Ready Player Two Ernest Cline

Ghosts Dolly Alderton

Cornerstone  • €14.99

Fig Tree  • €14.99

The highly anticipated sequel to the beloved bestseller Ready Player One, the ridiculously fun near-future adventure that became an instant classic. Due 24th November.

Thirty-something Nina Dean faces familial strife and relationship woes in this witty, tender and whip-smart debut novel.

The Tower of Fools Andrzej Sapkowski

Funny Ha Ha Paul Merton (ed.)

Head of Zeus  • €16.99

Orion  • €16.99

Laugh yourself silly with eighty of the funniest short stories ever written, a perfect gift for fans of comedy and short stories.

A masterful science-fiction epic from the author of the much-loved and highly praised Inheritance Cycle.

A newly-translated epic fantasy trilogy from the author of the Witcher series, set against the backdrop of the religious upheaval of early renaissance Eastern Europe.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

CRIME & THRILLER Snow John Banville

Our Little Cruelties Liz Nugent

Faber & Faber  • €13.99

A classic country house mystery elevated by immaculate prose, about the murder of a parish priest in a small Wexford town full of secrets.

Penguin Ireland  • €14.99

Three brothers. One in a coffin. Which brother put him there? And why?

The Searcher Tana French

After the Silence Louise O’Neill

A retired Chicago cop retreats to a lawless Irish village but soon becomes embroiled in the mystery of a missing local boy.

Amidst a conspiracy of silence, a determined film crew attempt to unravel an unsolved murder case in this gripping new novel.

Viking  • €15.99

Quercus  • €14.99

After the Fire Jo Spain

The Dirty South John Connolly

Quercus  • €15.99

Hodder  • €15.99

Required reading for any Charlie Parker acolyte, this dark, epic prequel explores the origins of the infamous detective.

A simple arson case turns more sinister, and Superintendent Tom Reynolds is drawn into a terrifying spider’s web of domestic and international crime.

A Song for the Dark Times Ian Rankin

The Nothing Man Catherine Ryan Howard

Orion  • €16.99

Atlantic Books  • €13.99

John Rebus returns in a gripping thriller, threaded through with some of the most important issues and themes of our time.

The Devil and the Dark Water Stuart Turton Raven Books  • €16.99

A brilliant, page-turning mystery about an impossible murder, a remarkable detective duo, and a demon who may or may not exist.

Click and Collect available on online orders

She can’t stop writing until she finds the killer. He can’t stop reading because the killer is him…

Blunt Force Lynda La Plante

Bonnier Zaffre  • €15.99

Join veteran Detective Jane Tennison as her latest case drags her, and old friend DS Spencer Gibbs, into the salacious world of show business.

CRIME & THRILLER Moonflower Murders Anthony Horowitz

The Law of Innocence Michael Connelly

Retired publisher Susan Ryeland must return to London when she learns that a recent murder is linked to a novel from her literary past.

Mickey Haller has his toughest case yet when he must defend himself against murder charges in the latest thriller in the Lincoln Lawyer series.

Cornerstone  • €14.99

Troubled Blood Robert Galbraith

Orion  • €16.99

The Sentinel Lee Child & Andrew Child

Little, Brown  • €16.99

Transworld  • €15.99

Cormoran Strike returns with a fiendishly complex case decades old, in the breathtaking and labyrinthine fifth Strike and Robin novel.

The edge-of-your-seat, heart-inmouth new Jack Reacher novel finds the reluctant hero in a town shut down by a cyber-attack.

The Kingdom Jo Nesbo

V2 Robert Harris

A peaceful recluse learns that his younger brother is not quite as angelic as he seems in this masterfully-plotted thriller.

Harris returns to World War Two in this scintillating new thriller about the impact of the conflict’s most destructive ballistic rocket.

Vintage  • €14.99

A Time for Mercy John Grisham

Daylight David Baldacci

Hodder  • €21.99

Macmillan  • €15.99

Jake Brigance becomes embroiled once more in a deeply divisive trial in yet another masterful legal thriller from the king of courtroom drama.

The new thriller following FBI Agent Atlee Pine as she searches for the truth about the kidnapping of her sister.

Murder on Mustique Anne Glenconner Hodder  • €16.99

I Follow You Peter James

In this masterful mystery from the author of Lady in Waiting, a young, inexperienced cop must solve a case on a remote island before a devastating storm hits.

Cornerstone  • €14.99

Macmillan  • €15.99

A nerve-chilling thriller about obsession, desire, and when things go too far, from one of the genre’s most well known names.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

IRISH BIOGRAPHY A Light that Never Goes Out Keelin Shanley

Here’s the Story Mary McAleese

Gill Books  • €19.99

Penguin Ireland  • €19.99

A warm, candid and relentlessly fascinating memoir from one of the most influential figures of our time.

Written in the months before her death, this is a remarkable account of a life and career defined by fearlessness and compassion.

With Hope in Your Heart: The Seán Cox Story Martina Cox & Susan Keogh

The Running Book John Connell Picador  • €13.99

Gill Books  • €16.99

From the author of The Cow Book, comes a book on running, life, the history and landscape of Ireland and much more.

Heartbreaking and uplifting, Seán Cox’s story is a wonderful tribute to the power of love in the face of adversity. Foreword by Jürgen Klopp.

A Guarded Life Majella Moynihan

On Seamus Heaney Roy Foster

A tragic, yet courageous personal account of hope and resilience, that confronts the reality of a police culture steeped in misogyny and prejudice.

Foster’s vivid account of Heaney’s life and compelling reading of his works extend our understanding of the poet and enrich our appreciation of his art.

Hachette Books Ireland  • €16.99

The Monk Paul Williams

Atlantic Books  • €14.99

A fast paced account of the life and times of Dublin’s enigmatic gang boss, Gerry Hutch.

Princeton University Press  • €17.99

In Bed with the Blueshirts Shane Ross Atlantic Books  • €16.99

Shane Ross explores the bitter internal battles, the near-collapse of the coalition, and the sometimes fraught relationships of the last government.

What is Beautiful in the Sky Michael Harding

Books from the Attic Alice Taylor & Emma Byrne

In the shadow of the lockdown, the author looks back at a life lived; full of story-telling, love and human connection.

Enjoy these warm and wise reflections on poems and stories in Ireland’s well-used schoolbooks from the 1940s and 50s.

Hachette Books Ireland  • €16.99

Click and Collect available on online orders

The O’Brien Press  • €19.99

IRELAND Twilight Together Ruth Medjber

A Page from My Life Ray D’Arcy (ed.)

Doubleday Ireland  • €24.99

HarperCollins  • €16.99

Extraordinary portraits of Irish people at their windows at dusk during lockdown, capturing the heartbreaking and uplifting stories that made it a year we will never forget.

That Place We Call Home John Creedon

Funny, heart-breaking, poignant and surprising: stories from listeners of The Ray D’Arcy Show during lockdown. Proceeds go to LauraLynn Children’s Hospice.

Beyond the Tape Dr. Marie Cassidy

Gill Books  • €19.99

Hachette Books Ireland  • €16.99

Discover the fascinating secrets of the Irish countryside, uncovering the meaning and evolution of familiar place names.

A fascinating, behind-the-scenes account of real-life forensics from Ireland’s former State Pathologist.

Old Ireland in Colour John Breslin & Sarah-Anne Buckley

Wild Woods Richard Nairn

This beautiful book brings to life the rich history of Ireland through the colour restoration of stunning images of all walks of Irish life.

With infectious enthusiasm, ecologist Richard Nairn celebrates native woodland in this personal account of managing his own small wood.

Gill Books  • €14.99

Merrion Press  • €24.95

Mythical Irish Wonders Mark Joyce

The Darkness Echoing Gillian O’Brien

Currach Books  • €22.99

Doubleday Ireland  • €17.99

Delve into the strangest stories from the Irish mythological canon that have been mostly forgotten over the centuries. From the author of Mythical Irish Beasts.

This haunting tour of Ireland reveals the nation’s peculiar preoccupation with all things moribund and macabre.

An Illustrated History of the Irish Revolution 1916 – 1923 Michael Barry Andalus Press  • €24.95

The events and famous personalities of the Irish Revolution are brought thrillingly to life in this splendidly illustrated volume.

Waterford Whispers News 2020 Colm Williamson Gill Books  • €16.99

Mallow News Stephen Black

Hachette Books Ireland  • €12.99

Hilarious satire and social commentary from two of Ireland’s funniest news sources. 2020 certainly gave them plenty of material…

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

THE WORLD WE’RE IN Surrounded by Psychopaths Thomas Erikson

Rage Bob Woodward

Simon & Schuster  • €24.99

An unprecedented and intimate insight into the Trump presidency as it faced a global pandemic, economic disaster and racial unrest.

Ebury  •  €13.00, Buy One Get One Half Price

Learn from a renowned behavioural expert how your weaknesses and personality traits can be exploited by other people and how you can stop them.

Men Who Hate Women Laura Bates

How Not to be Wrong: The Art of Changing Your Mind James O’Brien

Simon & Schuster  • €16.99

This urgent and groundbreaking book exposes vast misogynist networks and communities, revealing the worldwide extremism nobody talks about.

Ebury  • €17.99

James reasserts the importance of challenging your own assumptions in this ever more fractured society.

Climate Crisis and the Global Green New Deal Noam Chomsky, Robert Pollin & C.J. Polychroniou

What Can I Do? Jane Fonda

HarperCollins  • €16.99

Drawing upon her years as an activist, Fonda writes passionately and offers concrete solutions to the climate crisis.

Verso  • €15.99

Climate change is an emergency that cannot be ignored. This book shows how it can be overcome both politically and economically.

There are Places in the World where Rules are Less Important than Kindness Carlo Rovelli

Fake Law The Secret Barrister Picador  • €15.99

Allen Lane  • €23.99

A revealing look at the stupidity, malice, incompetence and outright lies behind many of the biggest legal stories of recent years.

With unrivalled clarity and wit, Rovelli takes us on a voyage through science, literature, philosophy and more.

The Lonely Century: Coming Together in a World that’s Pulling Apart Noreena Hertz Hodder Sceptre  • €17.99

A hopeful and empowering vision for how to overcome isolation, heal our fractured communities and restore connection in our lives.

Click and Collect available on online orders

Is Capitalism Broken? Yanis Varoufakis, Arthur Brooks, Katrina vanden Heuvel & David Brooks Oneworld  • €9.99

Another Now Yanis Varoufakis Vintage  • €16.99

The renowned economist and colleagues explore the belief that capitalism no longer works, and offer radical solutions.

SCIENCE & NATURE Never Mind the B#ll*cks, Here’s the Science Luke O’Neill

A Life on Our Planet David Attenborough Ebury  • €16.99

Gill Books  • €24.99

In this career-defining work, the revered naturalist issues a clarion call for change, imploring us to save our wonderful planet.

From gender to pandemics, the legendary Professor grapples with life’s biggest questions and tells us what science has to say about them.

An Irish Nature Year Jane Powers & Robert Vaughan

Bees and Their Keepers Lotte Möller

With glorious illustrations throughout, this is an enchanting daily meditation on the world around us for nature-lovers and newcomers alike.

Delve deep into this beautifully illustrated and thoroughly engaging cultural history of beekeeping; packed with humour and enriching historical detail.

HarperCollins  • €14.99

Quercus  • €22.99

The Bee’s Knees: Ireland’s Love of Bees James Morrissey

My Garden World Monty Don

Currach Books  • €19.99

Two Roads  • €22.99

The complete guide to bees in Ireland from their role as pollinators to the democracy of the beehive – you’ll even learn how they communicate with the waggle dance!

Spend a year in the country with everyone’s favourite gardener, accompanied by his beloved dogs.

Being the Supervet: How Animals Saved My Life Professor Noel Fitzpatrick

A Bird a Day Dominic Couzens

Pavilion Books  • €22.99

Orion  • €16.99

A fascinating illustrated book from an environmental enthusiast and world expert on birds, looking at one bird for each day of the year.

The Supervet shares more heartwarming and uplifting stories from his thirty years working with animals and their owners.

To Love a Dog Tom Inglis

Vesper Flights Helen Macdonald

Perfect for dog-lovers, this is a moving exploration of the author’s eighteen years with his beloved wheaten terrier, Pepe.

From the author of H is for Hawk, a transcendent collection of essays about the human relationship to the natural world.

Penguin Ireland  • €14.99

Vintage  • €17.99

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

BIOGRAPHY Mantel Pieces: Royal Bodies and Other Writing Hilary Mantel HarperCollins  • €17.99

An illuminating, penetrating and often very funny collection of essays and memoir on life and history from the legendary author of the Wolf Hall trilogy.

Stephen Hawking: A Memoir of Friendship and Physics Leonard Mlodinow Allen Lane  • €23.99

Physicist Mlodinow offers an intimate and insightful account of his friendship with one of the greatest minds of our time.

Far and Away A. A. Gill

Like Father, Like Son Michael Parkinson

Orion  • €15.99

Hodder  • €17.99

Fearless and endlessly thoughtprovoking, A. A. Gill helped his readers see the world differently. This is an opportunity to marvel at a master at work.

A moving and very personal look at the complex relationship that exists between father and son, and a parent’s influence on an entire life.

Stories of Hope Heather Morris

More than a Woman Caitlin Moran

Bonnier Books  • €14.99

Ebury  • €16.99

A clear-eyed exploration of what womanhood means beyond your thirties from the author who re‑defined modern feminism.

The author of The Tattooist of Auschwitz takes us on an inspirational journey through the extraordinary stories truly remarkable people have shared with her.

Life in Pieces: Thoughts from a Year that Changed Us All Dawn O’Porter

The Best of Me David Sedaris

Little, Brown  • €16.99

HarperCollins  • €14.99

A gift edition of David Sedaris’s hand-picked stories to make you laugh and cry (sometimes at the same time).

Great Diaries Kate Williams

Dorling Kindersley  • €22.99

Travel back in time with this illustrated guide to fascinating diaries, featuring accounts of the most important moments from ancient times to the present day.

Click and Collect available on online orders

A hilarious, heart-breaking and highly entertaining glimpse into the new normal: from reflections on grief and identity, to bad hair, parenting, sleep and spirituality.

The Wild Silence Raynor Winn

Michael Joseph  • €16.99

The sequel to the hugely successful The Salt Path, continuing the powerful true story of a couple who lost everything.

HISTORY Burning the Books: A History of Knowledge Under Attack Richard Ovenden

Agent Sonya: Lover, Mother, Soldier, Spy Ben MacIntyre Viking  • €16.99

John Murray  • €16.99

The incredible story of the greatest female spy in history, from one of Britain’s most acclaimed historians.

Go on an epic journey through history, exploring the destruction of knowledge and the fight against all the odds to preserve it.

The Infiltrators Norman Ohler

The Story of China Michael Wood

Be amazed by the incredible true story of two idealistic young lovers who led the anti-Nazi movement in the darkening heart of wartime Berlin.

The Story of China is rich with intense drama, fabulous creativity and deep humanity. Wood paints a portrait of immense importance to the world today.

Atlantic Books  • €22.99

Simon & Schuster  • €19.99

Revolutions Peter Furtado (ed.)

JFK: Volume 1 Fredrik Logevall

Thames & Hudson  • €29.99

Viking  • €18.99

Leading historians from around the globe revisit the great revolutions of modern history and explore their meaning today.

This utterly gripping study casts new light on one of the most fascinating lives of the last century.

The Haunting of Alma Fielding Kate Summerscale

The Times Great Events James Owen (ed.) HarperCollins  • €21.99

Bloomsbury  • €14.99

A profile of events from the last two hundred years that have made a lasting impact on the world today, as reported by the iconic newspaper.

A page-turning, thriller-like history book about a 1930s ghost hunt that uncovered a terrible tale of trauma, alienation, and loss; foreshadowing a nation’s worst fears.

An Atlas of Extinct Countries Gideon Defoe HarperCollins  • €14.99

This unlikely atlas offers a catalogue of nations that for a myriad and often hilarious reasons, have fallen off the map.

Entrepreneurs who Changed History

Dorling Kindersley  • €22.99

Be captivated by this boldly illustrated biography-led title profiling more than ninety of the world’s most influential entrepreneurs and business leaders throughout history.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

IRISH CHILDREN’S BOOKS The One with the Waggly Tail Sarah Webb & Steve McCarthy

The Dead Zoo Peter Donnelly

The O’Brien Press  • €16.99

Gill Books  • €14.99

From spiders and fleas to pirates at sea; from grasshoppers and worms to houses in trees: this is a beautifully illustrated collection of rhymes loved by children in Ireland.

Mr Gray’s museum is filled to the brim with stuffed animals. When a real life mouse moves in, he’s determined that she must go!

Where Snow Angels Go Maggie O’Farrell & Daniela Terrazzini

Pigín’s Unexpected Adventure Kathleen Watkins & Margaret Anne Suggs

Walker  • €16.99

The award-winning master storyteller weaves an extraordinary and compelling modern fairy tale about the bravery of a little girl and the miracle of a snowy day.

Gill Books  • €14.99

Little Pigín holds on to one too many party balloons and is taken on an exciting, flying adventure to London.

Will You Be My Friend? Sam McBratney & Anita Jeram

The Haunted Lake P. J. Lynch

Walker  • €14.99

Walker  • €14.99

This lovely new story is a wonderful companion to the classic picture book Guess How Much I Love You; a charming tale about friendship with a delightful and original twist.

A ghostly love story set in a spooky underwater world from the highly acclaimed Irish author and illustrator.

Mary Robinson: A Voice for Fairness John & Fatti Burke

What We’ll Build Oliver Jeffers

HarperCollins  • €16.99

Gill Books  • €9.99

Truly a book to cherish; a rare and enduring tale of a parent’s fathomless love and life’s infinite possibilities.

The Chill Skill Niall Breslin & Emma Proctor Gill Books  • €16.99

Sam sometimes gets very cross. That is, until her Grandad teaches her a simple technique that helps her stay calm when things go wrong.

Click and Collect available on online orders

A welcome addition to the Little Library series, focusing on the life of our first female president.

P is for Poetry: Poems from Irish Poets Seamus Cashman (ed.), Corinna Askin & Alan Clarke The O’Brien Press  • €12.99

This beautiful, specially curated book includes best-loved Irish poems for children and new ones that are sure to become favourites too.

CHILDREN’S PICTURE BOOKS The Hospital Dog Julia Donaldson & Sara Ogilvie

Oi Aardvark! Kes Grey & Jim Field

Hachette Children’s  • €13.99

Macmillan Children’s Books  • €12.99

Join Frog, Dog and Cat on a madcap journey through the alphabet in this exciting new instalment of the hilarious series.

Dot loves visiting the children of Wallaby Ward. And when one of her patients is in trouble, it’s up to Dot to save the day!

Counting Creatures Julia Donaldson & Sharon King-Chai

Merry Christmas, Gus Chris Chatterton Macmillan Children’s Books  • €8.99

Two Hoots  • €16.99

Will Gus, the Scrooge-like dog, ever learn to love the season of goodwill? A brilliantly funny Christmas picture book.

With a gorgeous lift-the-flap counting game that pairs parent animals with their babies, this is a read-aloud delight.

The Puffin Keeper Michael Morpurgo & Benji Davies

Dog Gone Rob Biddulph

HarperCollins  • €14.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €14.99

Teddy the pug finds more than he bargained for on his search for his owner in this wonderfully waggy tale.

Pirate Stew Neil Gaiman & Chris Riddell

Just One of Those Days Jill Murphy

Bloomsbury Children’s Books  • €15.99

Macmillan Children’s Books  • €13.99

Marvellously silly and gloriously entertaining, this tale of pirates, flying ships, donut feasts and some rather magical stew is perfect for all pirates, both young and old.

With all the hallmarks of an instant classic, this wonderful tale of a family muddling through a typical day will charm & delight.

A Polar Bear in the Snow Mac Barnett & Shawn Harris Walker  • €14.99

A majestic polar bear heads out on a mysterious walk in a dazzling, playful collaboration from an exciting pair of picture book creators.

From the masterful storyteller comes a beautiful tale of a lost puffin, a lonely artist and a life forever-changed.

A Dancer’s Dream Katherine Woodfine & Lizzy Stewart

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books  • €16.99

This gorgeously designed retelling of The Nutcracker will make the perfect Christmas present for ballet fans everywhere!

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

CHILDREN’S GIFT The Great Irish Farm Book Darragh McCullough & Sally Caulwell Gill Books  • €22.99

With a special focus on the environment, this is a fascinating read for anyone interested in farming, or simply cute animals!

Santa Post Emma Yarlett

Walker  • €14.99

An irresistible festive book with hilarious letters and parcels to open, that sparkles with vibrant illustrations and quirky humour.

Dear Santa, My name is

I am  years old and I

all year. This Christmas I

That’s Not My Dinosaur That’s Not My Fairy (Book & Toy) Fiona Watt Usborne  • €18.99

Charming and fun touch-and-feel board books for babies and toddlers, each with an adorable plush toy to cuddle while being read to.

Honey for You, Honey for Me Michael Rosen & Chris Riddell Walker  • €16.99

Flying pigs, wobbling plates of jelly and a giant afraid of mice: explore the topsy-turvy world of nursery rhymes with two Children’s Laureates.

Gender Swapped Fairy Tales Karrie Fransman & Jonathan Plackett Faber & Faber  • €23.99

Imagine a world where kings prick their fingers as they sew, wolves wear heels, and princesses race to rescue sleeping princes...

Click and Collect available on online orders

CHILDREN’S GIFT Quidditch through the Ages – Illustrated Edition J.K. Rowling & Emily Gravett Bloomsbury Children’s Books  • €27.99

An essential companion to the Harry Potter series, this is a visual feast of a book with pages bursting with glorious illustrations and memorabilia.

Northern Lights – Illustrated Edition Philip Pullman & Chris Wormell


I have been very good

Scholastic  • €34.99

This sumptuous illustrated anniversary edition of Northern Lights brings the first part of Lyra’s epic quest to a whole new generation. Age 12+

I would like to read:

Tiger, Tiger, Burning Bright Fiona Waters & Britta Teckentrup Nosy Crow  • €29.99

A breathtakingly beautiful illustrated poetry treasury featuring an animal poem for every day of the year, bringing together all the richness and wonder of the animal kingdom.

A Poem for Every Winter Day Allie Esiri (ed.)

Macmillan Children’s Books  • €16.99

Perfect for reading aloud and sharing with family, this soulenhancing book will keep you company all through the winter.

Thank you !

100 Immigrant Women who Changed the World Elena Favilli Simon & Schuster  • €27.99

The latest in the Good Night Stories for Rebel Girls series, recognising one hundred incredible immigrant women who have shaped our world.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)


Soft Toys

Board Games

Puzzles & Jigsaws

Click and Collect available on online orders

CHILDREN’S REFERENCE Break the Mould Sinéad Burke & Natalie Byrne

The Great Big Irish Annual 2021

Hachette Children’s  • €9.99

Gill Books  • €12.99

Sinéad Burke’s debut children’s book will encourage readers to be comfortable in their own skin, break the mould and discover their place in the world.

From Coronavirus to homeschooling fun, this is a definitive bumper guide to the strange year that was 2020.

Girls Play Too: Inspiring Stories of Irish Sportswomen Jacqui Hurley

The Story of Croke Park Micheál Ó Muircheartaigh & Graham Corcoran The O’Brien Press  • €16.99

Merrion Press  • €14.95

The broadcasting icon shares his lifelong passion for the GAA with young readers, guiding them through its history and its most iconic stadium.

Featuring twenty-five dazzling athletes, this is a celebration of our brightest and best sporting stars, and of all you can achieve if you follow your dreams.

Kay’s Anatomy: A Complete (and Completely Disgusting) Guide to the Human Body Adam Kay & Henry Paker

Is There Anybody Out There? Dara Ó’Briain Scholastic  • €13.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €16.99

So – is there anybody out there? NO. Well, maybe. Sort your science fiction from your science fact – and find out what to say when you meet an alien.

A Really Short History of Nearly Everything Bill Bryson

The Mysteries of the Universe

Dorling Kindersley  • €23.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €16.99

From planets and asteroids to black holes and galaxies, every page will captivate young readers as they journey through the vastness of space.

Uncover the mysteries of time, space and life on earth – from the centre of the planet to the dawn of the dinosaurs.

Guinness World Records Guinness  • €17.99

This fully updated best-seller is packed with incredible achievements. Check out the try-at-home challenges – you might make it into the 2022 edition!

Take a trek through the weird, gross and gooey world of the human body with the hilarious Adam Kay.

Once Upon a Reader Lorraine Levis Currach Books  • €20

One for the grown-ups: this book is packed with expert advice for anyone who wants to help the next generation – from tots to teens – become avid readers.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

CHILDREN’S FICTION Dog Man 9: Grime and Punishment  • €10.99 Cat Kid Comic Club  • €10.99 Dav Pilkey Scholastic

Read the brand new bestselling Dog Man book AND unleash your own comic book genius with Dav Pilkey’s heartfelt and humorous characters. Cat Kid Comic Club due 1st December.

Gordon’s Game: Blue Thunder Gordon D’Arcy & Paul Howard Penguin Ireland  • €11.99

One rugby-mad boy gets a chance to realise his biggest dream, with mischief aplenty along the way.

The Ickabog J. K. Rowling

Claude at the Palace Alex T. Smith

Little, Brown  • €19.99

Hachette Children’s  • €10.99

The Ickabog is coming... a mythical monster, a kingdom in peril, and an adventure that will test two children’s bravery to the limit.

Enjoy a royal romp with everyone’s favourite beret-clad canine in this brand-new classic Claude story.

The Friendship Fairies Go to School Lucy Kennedy & Phillip Cullen Gill Books  • €11.99

This charmingly illustrated and beautifully told story is another wonderful adventure that kids will adore. Perfect for small children trying to make friends.

Boot: The Creaky Creatures Shane Hegarty & Ben Mantle Hachette Children’s  • €10.99

A hilarious, warm-hearted story about a small robot on a big adventure: full of fun, friendship, and a large number of malfunctioning robot pets.

The Fowl Twins: Deny All Charges Eoin Colfer

The 130-Storey Treehouse Andy Griffiths & Terry Denton

Macmillan Children’s Books  • €12.99

HarperCollins  • €14.99

A riotously funny tale told through a combination of text and fantastic cartoon-style illustrations in a shiny 10th book special edition!

When his twin is mysteriously spirited away, Beckett embarks on an epic rescue mission fraught with danger.

The Wizard in My Shed Simon Farnaby & Claire Powell

Shoe Wars Liz Pichon

The world’s most badly-behaved wizard, the world’s most ordinary girl and the world’s best guinea pig go on a hilarious adventure.

The brand new, laugh-out-loud, spectacular stand-alone story from the multi-million-copy bestselling author of the Tom Gates series.

Hachette Children’s  • €11.99

Click and Collect available on online orders

Scholastic  • €15.99

CHILDREN’S FICTION Diary of a Wimpy Kid: The Deep End Jeff Kinney

The Boldness of Betty Anna Carey The O’Brien Press  • €9.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €12.99

Dublin, 1913: Fourteen-year-old Betty gets a job in a sweet shop but soon, industrial unrest brings the city to a halt and life becomes anything but boring.

Is Greg Heffley in over his head? Find out in the latest instalment of the bestselling series.

Lily Steps Up: A Lissadell Story Judi Curtin

Code Name Bananas David Walliams & Tony Ross HarperCollins  • €13.99

The O’Brien Press  • €12.99

A whizz-bang epic adventure of action, laughter and secret plots – and the extraordinary friendship between a little boy and a huge gorilla.

Sligo, 1913: Lissadell housemaid Lily is determined to help her friend Nellie find the sisters she was separated from at the workhouse – but at what cost?

The Miracle on Ebenezer Street Catherine Doyle

Future Friend David Baddiel & Steven Lenton HarperCollins  • €10.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €13.99

The latest exhilarating and snort-inducing tale from the bestselling author.

This wonderful re-imagining of A Christmas Carol breathes new life into the much-loved tale.

The Monsters of Rookhaven Pádraig Kenny & Edward Bettison

Hollowpox Jessica Townsend

Hachette Children’s  • €11.99

Macmillan Children’s Books  • €12.99

Return to the magical world of Nevermoor, where Morrigan Crow’s adventures continue as she tries to master her Wundersmith powers.

A thought-provoking and beautifully illustrated novel that explores difference and empathy through a cast of unforgettable characters.

The Tower of Nero: The Trials of Apollo Book 5 Rick Riordan Penguin Random House Children’s  • €12.99

HarperCollins  • €14.99

Apollo and Meg must face the terrifying Nero in this spellbinding final chapter of the epic series.

Pages & Co: Tilly and the Map of Stories Anna James Leaving the safety of the bookshop, Tilly sets off to America in her latest exciting adventure.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

Our Favourite Children’s Books

Buy One, Get One HALF PRICE *

See in store for full range

Teen & Young Adult

Click and Collect available on online orders

* Cheapest item half price

TEEN & YOUNG ADULT Savage Her Reply Deirdre Sullivan

Serpentine Philip Pullman

The Children of Lir retold in hypnotic prose from the author of Tangleweed and Brine: unsettling and dark, feminist and fierce. Age 15+

Lyra and Pantalaimon return to the North to visit an old friend in a story from the world of His Dark Materials and The Book of Dust. Age 12+

New Island  • €14.99

Puffin  • €9.99

The Lives of Saints Leigh Bardugo

Love Frankie Jacqueline Wilson

Dive into the epic world of Leigh Bardugo with this beautifully illustrated replica of the Istorii Sankt’ya, featuring tales drawn from her beloved Grisha novels and beyond. Age 13+

Frankie wants Sally to be her girlfriend. But does Sally feel the same? A wonderful novel about falling in love for the first time. Age 12+

Orion Children’s Books  • €19.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €14.99

The Lost Book of the White Cassandra Clare & Wesley Chu

Midnight Sun Stephenie Meyer

Dive even deeper into Magnus Bane’s exciting and mysterious life in this sequel series to The Mortal Instruments. Age 15+

Witness the Twilight saga through Edward’s eyes in this dark tale about the devastating consequences of immortal love. Age 13+

Little, Brown  • €15.99

Simon & Schuster Children’s Books  • €14.99

The Magpie Society: One for Sorrow Amy McCulloch & Zoe Sugg

The Silent Stars Go By Sally Nicholls Walker  • €15.99

Penguin Random House Children’s  • €13.99

A gorgeous, festive treat of a story about family, lost loves and finding yourself again after tragedy. Age 14+

Unlikely companions Audrey and Ivy work together to unravel a strange and terrible murder in this modern gothic thriller. Age 13+

Cane Warriors Alex Wheatle

Andersen Press  • €12.99

Channel Kindness Lady Gaga

An irresistible, gripping and unforgettable adventure that follows the true story of a fight for freedom during a sugar cane plantation rebellion in Jamaica. Age 13+

Macmillan Children’s Books  • €21.99

Championed by Lady Gaga, this wonderful collection highlights the transformational and life-saving power of kindness. Age 15+

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

FOOD & DRINK Midweek Meals Neven Maguire

Cook, Eat, Repeat Nigella Lawson

Gill Books  • €19.99

Vintage  • €27.99

A delicious combination of recipes intertwined with essays about food, all written in Nigella’s delightful style.

Destined to become your go-to handbook in the kitchen, Neven’s new collection will inspire you to create delicious family meals in a flash.

Flavour Yotam Ottolenghi & Ixta Belfrage

The Happy Health Plan David & Stephen Flynn Penguin  • €16.99

Ebury  • €29.99

A practical step-by-step guide to embracing health and happiness with a plant-based diet from the expert Happy Pear duo. Due 10th December.

From simple suppers to showstopping, standout meals, this is Ottolenghi at his most innovative and exciting.

Vegan Cooking for Everyone David & Stephen Flynn

The Artisan Kitchen James Strawbridge

Dorling Kindersley  • €22.99

Embark on your next culinary adventure and revolutionise your enjoyment of food! Giving a modern twist to age-old techniques, this book will spark your creativity.

Penguin Ireland  • €19.99

This vegan bible distils twenty years of plant-based culinary expertise into ten inspiring chapters. A true kitchen essential!

The Hand and Flowers Cookbook Tom Kerridge

Clodagh’s Weeknight Kitchen Clodagh McKenna

Bloomsbury  • €45.00

Octopus  • €23.99

Try your hand at the innovative, sophisticated dishes that masterfully reinvent culinary classics for the twenty-first century, from the world’s best and most authentic restaurants.

Simply Sabrina Ghayour Octopus  • €29.99

A new collection of unmissable dishes influenced by Ghayour’s love of fabulous flavours, all enjoyed with a minimum of fuss.

Click and Collect available on online orders

Spice up your culinary skills with these simple, but exciting, weekday recipes from easy meatfree meals to quick-fix dishes.

The Joy of Food Rory O’Connell Gill Books  • €24.99

Celebrating all of Rory’s passions: first rate ingredients, respectful cooking techniques and the pleasure that comes from sharing the results.

FOOD & DRINK 7 Ways: Easy Ideas for Every Day of the Week Jamie Oliver

The Daly Dish Diary Gina & Karol Daly Gill Books  • €12.99

Michael Joseph  • €24.99

A gorgeous meal planner from the authors of Ireland’s fastestselling hit cookbook, The Daly Dish. Due 10th December.

A terrific collection of recipes to help us plate up exciting, achievable, nutritious meals every time.

Pinch of Nom Quick & Easy Kay Featherstone & Kate Allinson

30 Day Kick Start Plan Joe Wicks

Bluebird  • €19.99

Bluebird  • €18.99

Full of everyday recipes with simple methods and massive flavour – and as always, the food tastes so good you won’t guess the low calorie count. Due 10th December.

Kick start your 2021 with this plan from the fitness and nutrition guru, Joe Wicks. Due 26th November.

Pinch of Nom Food Planner: Everyday Light Kay Featherstone, Kate Allinson & Laura Davis

Mary Berry’s Simple Comforts Mary Berry Ebury  • €29.99

Bluebird  • €9.99

The iconic cook shares a selection of mouth-watering recipes and uniquely comforting meals.

The Hairy Bikers’ Veggie Feasts Si King & Dave Myers

Speedy Bosh! Henry Firth & Ian Theasby

Orion  • €24.99

HarperCollins  • €24.99

The world’s hairiest cooking duo are back with their first big veggie cookbook, with plenty of exciting and innovative recipes to sink your teeth into.

The BOSH! duo present another inspiring collection of fuss-free, flavourful, twenty-minute meals.

Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2021 Hugh Johnson

Winter Warmers Jassy Davis

HarperCollins  • €11.99

Sixty delicious cocktails for crisp autumn and cosy winter evenings, all beautifully bundled up in a lavishly illustrated gift book.

Complete with twenty-six exclusive recipes, this food planner gives you everything you need to cook brand-new favourites and reach your diet goals.

Mitchell Beazley  • €14.99

The comprehensive annual guide to the wines, growers and wine regions of the world, revealing which vintages to buy, which growers to look for, and why.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

SPORT Champagne Football Mark Tighe & Paul Rowan

The Greatest Games Jamie Carragher

Likely to enrage and enthral, this is a fascinating account of the reign and ultimate downfall of John Delaney.

A perfect gift for football fans; a book discussing what are arguably the greatest matches ever played. Let the arguments begin.

Penguin Ireland  • €16.99

Transworld  • €17.99

Klopp: My Liverpool Romance Anthony Quinn

My Life in Red and White Arsène Wenger

A uniquely revealing love-letter to Jürgen Klopp charting how Liverpool FC were put on course for their first league title win in thirty years.

The first book from the legendary football manager. Sharing stories from his years at Arsenal, his personal life and secrets of success.

Faber & Faber  • €14.99

Robbo: Now You’re Gonna Believe Us Andy Robertson Reach Sport  • €23.99

The inside story of Liverpool’s record-breaking season as seen through the eyes of the popular left-back.

Orion  • €27.99

Fast Forward Andrew Cole

Hodder  • €16.99

The thought-provoking and gripping autobiography of a football star overshadowed by bad press, who showed an intense determination to succeed against all the odds.

Me, Family and the Making of a Footballer Jamie Redknapp

Formula One: The Official History Maurice Hamilton

A nostalgic and deeply moving childhood memoir from the former Liverpool star; a love-letter to football, speaking volumes on the dynamic between father and son.

A must-have for F1 fans, this stunningly illustrated history traces the Drivers’ World Championship, decade by decade.

Headline  • €16.99

Believe Us Melissa Reddy

HarperCollins  • €16.99

The inside story of Liverpool’s astonishing revival, thanks to Reddy’s unparalleled access to backroom staff, players, captain Jordan Henderson, and of course Klopp himself.

Click and Collect available on online orders

Welbeck  • €29.99

The Russian Affair David Walsh

Simon & Schuster  • €14.99

The full story of the couple who blew the whistle on institutionalised doping in Russian athletics: a story that rocked the sporting world.

SPORT The Hill Bernard Brogan & Kieran Shannon

No Hiding Rob Kearney & David Walsh Reach Sport  • €19.99

Reach Sport  • €19.99

The fascinating chronicle of how the legendary full back became the most decorated player in the history of the Irish game.

A heartfelt and honest memoir from the seven-time All-Ireland winner, providing insight into his challenges, passions and life in the blue jersey.

The People’s Games: A GAA Compendium John Scally

Fuel Seán O’Brien

Penguin Ireland  • €19.99

Black & White  • €19.99

Seán O’Brien tells the remarkable story of his rise to the highest levels of world rugby.

A special GAA book to treasure, including all the major events such as Bloody Sunday, the coming of television and the Troubles.

When the World Stops Watching Damian Lawlor

What a Flanker James Haskell

HarperCollins  • €17.99

Black & White  • €19.99

Haskell casts a wry eye back over his sometimes raucous career, from pub to pitch and everything in between.

An adventure into the hearts and minds of Ireland’s sporting legends to discover what happens next when a career ends.

Frankel Simon Cooper

True Colours Barry Geraghty & Niall Kelly

This rich and multifaceted tale breathlessly recounts the career of the greatest racehorse that has ever lived.

This fascinating read for all fans of Irish horseracing documents the career highs and lows of one of Ireland’s most successful jockeys.

HarperCollins  • €17.99

Gill Books  • €19.99

In Praise of Famous Horses Sean Magee Orion  • €19.99

Indulge a love of horses with this richly satisfying A-Z guide to famous equines in both real-life and fiction.

Thrills and Spills: Celebrating Irish Jump Racing Healy Racing & Donn McClean

The O’Brien Press  • €24.99

Delve into an archive of epic images that captures every jump and fall of the last decade of Irish horse racing.

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

FILM, TV & MUSIC Leonard Cohen, Untold Stories: The Early Years Michael Posner Simon & Schuster  • €29.99

The extraordinary life of one of the world’s greatest music and literary icons, in the words of those who knew him best. Due 26th November.

Walking with Ghosts Gabriel Byrne Picador  • €16.99

Defiantly original, this is a profound, poetic and courageous examination of painful and formative experiences in an Ireland that has now largely disappeared.

Erin’s Diary: An Official Derry Girls Book Lisa McGee

Let Love Rule Lenny Kravitz

Little, Brown  • €16.99

Orion  • €17.99

The rock icon recounts his life with candour, self-scrutiny, and humour. Follow the story of how he found the voice that would call “Let Love Rule”.

Violet Bent Backwards Over the Grass Lana Del Rey Simon & Schuster  • €19.99

The debut book of poetry from the singer-songwriter whose lyrics have engaged and encapsulated a generation. For fans and newcomers alike.

A hilarious publication that extends the laugh-out-loud humour of Derry Girls onto the page. A must-have for fans of the series.

Winging It Tommy Tiernan

Penguin Ireland  • €19.99

A heart-warming and edifying collection of interviews from Tommy’s television show, along with reflections from the man himself.

Greenlights Matthew McConaughey

The Meaning of Mariah Carey Mariah Carey

Headline  • €17.99

Macmillan  • €15.99

An unconventional memoir filled with raucous stories, outlaw wisdom, and lessons learned the hard way about living with greater satisfaction.

For the first time, in her own words, the international superstar tells her story of triumph, trauma, and unimaginable success.

Songteller: My Life in Lyrics Dolly Parton Hodder  • €37.99

A landmark celebration of the remarkable life and career of a country music and pop culture legend.

Click and Collect available on online orders

Normal People: The Scripts Sally Rooney, Alice Birch & Mark O’Rowe Faber & Faber  • €21.99

Relive the TV highlight of 2020 with this beautiful collection of scripts and images from the series based on Sally Rooney’s bestselling novel, with an introduction by Lenny Abrahamson.

MIND, BODY & SPIRIT Failosophy: A Handbook for When Things Go Wrong Elizabeth Day

The Gift Edith Eger

Ebury  • €16.99

HarperCollins  • €11.99

Empowering lessons to help you to see your darkest moments as your greatest teachers and find freedom through the strength that lies within.

Combining reassuring stories with sage advice, Elizabeth Day shows us how to transform our failures into our greatest successes.

The Greatest Secret Rhonda Byrne

The Skin Nerd Philosophy Jennifer Rock

HarperCollins  • €17.99

Hachette Books Ireland  • €18.99

The long-awaited new book from the author of The Secret, shining a light on the path from pain and suffering, towards a future without anxiety or fear. Due 24th November.

The award-winning skincare expert is back with more essential advice to change the way you think and feel about your skin.

And Now for the Good News… Ruby Wax

Inner Spark Kristin Vikjord

Penguin Life  • €14.99

Bluebird  • €14.99

Ruby shares green shoots of hope for the world. Literacy is at an all‑time high, world hunger could be eradicated, technology is saving lives: behind the clouds, the sun still shines.

A book to help you through difficult times, combining the scientific mind of a psychologist with the heart and soul of yoga teacher.

The Almanac: A Seasonal Guide to 2021 Lia Leendertz

Lives of the Stoics Ryan Holiday & Stephen Hanselman

Octopus  • €12.99

Profile Books  • €19.99

Celebrate the unfolding year in all its elements: moon phases, sun rises, tide times and the sky at night. With seasonal recipes, gardening tips, folklore, nature and song.

Daily Wisdom (Léann an Lae) John Quinn

Inspiration for All Seasons John Scally

A collection of ‘seanfhocail’: Irish proverbs & sayings, one for each day of the year, from one of Ireland’s best loved writers.

A look at Celtic history, traditions and wisdom to inspire, lift our spirits and comfort us in these troubled times.

Veritas  • €14.99

An inspiring journey through the lives of Stoicism’s greatest practitioners from the bestselling authors of The Daily Stoic.

Black & White  • €16.99

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)


Journals, Diaries & Notebooks

Stocking Fillers


Click and Collect available on online orders

Butlers Chocolates


Wellbeing Gifts

Cups and Bottles

Masks and Scented Sanitisers

Candles and Scents

Family Games

Free postage on all online orders over €20 (ROI & NI only)

Our Favourite Paperbacks

Buy One, Get One

Click and Collect available on online orders

*   HALF PRICE See in store for full range

* Cheapest item half price

Order online at Free delivery on orders Click & collect over â‚Ź20 in store

Our Gift Consultants can help you choose the perfect book. Call (01) 211 7090 (11am–5pm daily) or email

Illustrations by Rachel Corcoran for Dubray. Please note that prices may be subject to change. Printed on 100% recyclable paper from sustainable managed forests.

Profile for dubraybooks

Dubray: A Christmas for Books 2020  

At Dubray we are passionate about reading and love to recommend books to our customers. Here are some of our favourite reads from 2020 …

Dubray: A Christmas for Books 2020  

At Dubray we are passionate about reading and love to recommend books to our customers. Here are some of our favourite reads from 2020 …


Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded

Recommendations could not be loaded