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Books for Christmas...

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 2016 … and since we love them so much we are offering double loyalty points on books on this page to customers with a Dubray Card. For more details ask in store or visit




The Underground Railroad Colson Whitehead

All We Shall Know Donal Ryan

Fleet  • €15.99

Doubleday Ireland  • €14.99

‘A compelling and at times horrifying portrait of the bravery of one slave escaping the Deep South.’ – Maria, Dubray Head Office

‘Beautifully written, utterly compelling and intensely moving.’ – Brian, Dubray Grafton St

The Lesser Bohemians Eimear McBride

Lying in Wait Liz Nugent

Faber & Faber  • €15.99

Penguin Ireland  • €15.99

‘A truly gripping read and the perfect thriller.’ – Anita, Dubray Kilkenny

‘This stunningly beautiful book deftly captures the exquisite agony of being young.’ – Anita, Dubray Kilkenny

Solar Bones Mike McCormack

Vinegar Girl Anne Tyler

Tramp Press  • €15

Hogarth  • €15.99

‘An exquisite, intimate portrait of one man’s family … haunting and poignant.’ – Mary, Dubray Galway

‘A heartwarming and lovely retelling of The Taming of the Shrew.’ – Aileen, Dubray Rathmines

This Must Be the Place Maggie O’Farrell

Himself Jess Kidd

‘Characters so fascinating and alluring you can’t bear to leave them.’ – Karen, Dubray Stillorgan

‘A stunning debut, both haunting and hilarious, with a fantastic cast of characters.’ – Caoilfhionn, Dubray Head Office

Tinder Press  • €15.99

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Canongate  • €15.99

The Essex Serpent Sarah Perry

The Wicked Boy Kate Summerscale

Serpent’s Tail  • €15.99

Bloomsbury  • €15.99

‘An engrossing read encompassing love, friendship and social change ... as soon as I finished reading it I wanted to start it again.’ – Gemma, Dubray Head Office

‘You’ll be hooked by this Victorian murder story and touched by the redemption that follows.’ – Emma, Dubray Blackrock

My Name Is Lucy Barton Elizabeth Strout

Hide Matthew Griffin

‘Beautifully written, with a subtle and compelling emotional force.’ – Karina, Dubray Stillorgan

‘A novel so tender, yet so powerful it left me reeling.’ – Tony, Dubray Blackrock

Viking  • €15.99

Bloomsbury  • €15.99

The Girls Emma Cline

Everyone Brave Is Forgiven Chris Cleave

‘Poetic and dreamlike prose …  a brilliant portrait of girlhood and female friendship.’ – Méabh, Dubray Galway

‘This unforgettable novel shows us the triumphs and tragedies of a people at war.’ – Aileen, Dubray Rathmines

Sceptre  • €15.99

Chatto & Windus  • €15.99

Eligible Curtis Sittenfeld

Here I Am Jonathan Safran Foer

‘A wonderful comedy of modern love and manners.’ – Nicola, Dubray Bray

‘This arresting novel fizzes with intelligence and humour.’ – Michael, Dubray Grafton St

The Borough Press  • €15.99

The Muse Jessie Burton

Picador  • €15.99

‘An art mystery full of lush writing that entertains throughout’ – Helen, Dubray Dún Laoghaire

Hamish Hamilton  • €15.99

Harry Potter and the Cursed Child J. K. Rowling, John Tiffany & Jack Thorne Little, Brown  • €19.99

‘An adventure with as many twists and turns as we’ve come to expect from ‘The Boy Who Lived’!’ – Aoife, Dubray Bray

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FICTION Holding Graham Norton

Days Without End Sebastian Barry

Hodder & Stoughton  • €14.99

Faber & Faber  • €15.99

‘A beautiful, savage, tender, searing work of art. Sentence after perfect sentence it grips and does not let go.’ (Donal Ryan) Sebastian Barry’s new masterpiece follows Thomas McNulty to war-torn 19th century America.

The stunning first novel from beloved chat show host Graham Norton. A grim discovery in a small and seemingly innocent Irish town uncovers long-held secrets, and poses a challenge for lonely Garda P.J. Collins.

The Wonder Emma Donoghue

Game of Throw-ins Ross O’Carroll-Kelly

In 1850s Ireland, a child’s murder threatens to happen in slow motion before our eyes. This is a novel that questions the lines between faith and love, hope and self-sacrifice.

The Rossmeister is back: a rugby player with a great future behind him. In this latest instalment he discovers his destiny: to keep a struggling Seapoint team in Division 2B of the All Ireland League.

Picador  • €15.99

Penguin Ireland  • €15.99

Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan Ruth Gilligan

Inch Levels Neil Hegarty

A gorgeous and inventive literary novel about putting down roots in unfamiliar soil; about falling in love so deep that it is impossible to climb back out again; about the ties between generations.

An eight-year-old girl’s body is found on a stretch of reclaimed land called Inch Levels, and a family history is marked by secrecy and silence. A haunting debut set in a harsh but beautiful landscape.

Atlantic  • €15.99

Head of Zeus  • €15.99

Minds of Winter Ed O’Loughlin

All Through the Night Marie Heaney (ed.)

A novel about exploration; about ice and time and their ability to preserve or destroy; about mortality and loss and our dreams of transcending them.

A collection of evocative night poems and lullabies for all stages of life, including works from Seamus Heaney, Shakespeare, W.B. Yeats and many more.

Quercus  • €16.99

Poetry Ireland  • €16.99

The Glass Shore Sinéad Gleeson

Selected Poems 1968–2014 Paul Muldoon

A wonderful companion to the bestselling Long Gaze Back, this anthology of Northern Ireland’s women writers features authors emerging and established, alongside deceased luminaries.

Hailed by Seamus Heaney as ‘one of the era’s true originals’, Paul Muldoon seems almost to defy definition in his work. This wonderful selection has been chosen by the poet himself.

New Island  • €19.95

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Faber & Faber  • €17.99

FICTION The Sellout Paul Beatty

Nutshell Ian McEwan

Oneworld  • €15.99

Jonathan Cape  • €18.99

Winner of the Man Booker Prize 2016. A biting comic satire about a young man’s isolated upbringing and the crazed despair that leads him to attempt to reinstate slavery in his local high school. Outrageous and outrageously entertaining.

An extra-marital plot observed from the comfort of the womb: this is a unique and yet classic tale of murder and deceit from a master storyteller.

Nightmare in Berlin Hans Fallada

This Was a Man Jeffrey Archer

An unforgettable portrayal by a master novelist of the physical and psychological devastation wrought in the homeland by Hitler’s war, written with distinctive power and vividness.

This Was a Man opens with a shot being fired, but who pulled the trigger, and who dies? The final instalment of The Clifton Chronicles, a series of seven novels from a master storyteller.

Scribe  • €14.99

Macmillan  • €14.99

The Tobacconist Robert Seethaler

Pharaoh Wilbur Smith

Picador  • €13.99

Harper Collins  • €22.99

From the author of the modern classic and word of mouth bestseller A Whole Life, The Tobacconist tells a deeply moving story of ordinary lives profoundly affected by the Third Reich.

The worldwide bestseller Wilbur Smith returns to Ancient Egypt in a captivating new novel that will transport you to extraordinary times.

Under a Pole Star Stef Penney

Conclave Robert Harris

An epic historical novel from the author of The Tenderness of Wolves. An irresistible love story, a look at the dark side of the golden age of exploration, and a compelling mystery.

The Pope is dead, and in the Sistine Chapel power, ambition and religion will come head to head. The new bestseller from the author of An Officer and a Spy and Fatherland.

Quercus  • €16.99

Hag-Seed Margaret Atwood Hogarth  • €14.99

‘It’s got a thunderstorm in it. And revenge. Definitely revenge.’ Atwood’s novel take on Shakespeare’s Tempest leads us on an illusion-ridden journey filled with new surprises and wonders.

Hutchinson  • €15.99

A Game of Thrones: The Illustrated Edition George R. R. Martin Harper Voyager  • €29.99

Published in celebration of the twentieth anniversary of George R. R. Martin’s landmark series, this lavishly illustrated edition revitalises the fantasy masterpiece that became a cultural phenomenon.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

FICTION The Secret Diary of Hendrik Groen, 83 ¼ Years Old Hendrik Groen

Lyrebird Cecelia Ahern

Harper Collins  • €13.99

Set on the rugged West Coast of Ireland, Lyrebird is a thoughtful, beautifully drawn and deeply moving story of secrets, the bonds of family, and of how we learn to be who we really are.

Michael Joseph  • €12.99

Hendrik Groen may be old but he’s far from dead. A hilarious, tender story about how friendship, selflessness and dignity lie at the heart of the human experience.

Bridget Jones’s Baby Helen Fielding

Secrets of a Happy Marriage Cathy Kelly

Jonathan Cape  • €14.99

Orion  • €16.99

Bridget is pregnant! It’s a pregnancy full of cheesy potatoes, outlandish advice from Smug Mothers, and chaos at childbirth classes – all dominated by the awkward question – ‘Who’s the father?’

A sparkling tale of family, friends, and marriages in trouble, told with Cathy’s trademark wit, warmth and wisdom.

Today Will Be Different Maria Semple

The Husband Deirdre Purcell

Hachette Books Ireland  • €15.99

A gripping human story of love in its many guises, of losing everything and ultimately of rediscovering the meaning of family.

Weidenfeld & Nicolson  • €15.99

Eleanor is going to clean up her act and be a better version of herself. But then, as it always does, life happens. A hilarious and heart filled romp from the author of Where’d You Go, Bernadette?

It Was Only Ever You Kate Kerrigan

Small Great Things Jodi Picoult

Heartbreak and misunderstandings are woven through this uplifting story of a woman who can never quite believe that her gorgeous husband really loves her.

A newborn baby dies after a routine hospital procedure. Who will be held responsible? A powerful novel about birth, death, prejudice and power.

Head of Zeus  • €15.99

The House on Seaview Road Alison Walsh Hachette Books Ireland  • €15.99

In the summer of 1983, two sisters discover that promises can’t always be kept … A story about first love, growing up and the enduring bonds of sisterhood.

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Hodder & Stoughton  • €15.99

Cartes Postales from Greece Victoria Hislop Headline Review  • €15.99

A tale that will enchant Victoria Hislop’s many fans – inspired by the beauty of her beloved Greece and featuring a groundbreaking design that makes it a book to treasure.

CRIME The Wrong Side of Goodbye Michael Connelly

Chaos Patricia Cornwell

Harper Collins  • €14.99

Orion  • €16.99

In the quiet of twilight, on an early autumn day, a woman dies: apparently struck by lightning, but not a cloud in sight. Kay Scarpetta investigates, as a sinister cyberbully stalks the team.

Only Harry Bosch can uncover LA’s darkest secrets in this new gripping thriller. As he investigates a tragic case, he finds uncanny links to his own past and knows he cannot rest until he finds the truth.

Rather Be the Devil Ian Rankin

Night School Lee Child

Orion  • €16.99

Bantam Press  • €16.99

Set during Jack Reacher’s army days, but this time he’s not in uniform. With trusted sergeant Frances Neagley at his side, he must carry the fate of the world on his shoulders …

Rebus, now a couple of years into his retirement, finds himself drawn into a cold case from the 1970s involving a female socialite found dead in one of Edinburgh’s most luxurious hotels.

Home Harlan Coben

The Whistler John Grisham

Drawing on his singular talent, Harlan Coben delivers an explosive and deeply moving kidnap thriller about friendship, family, and the meaning of home.

The most corrupt judge in US history. A young investigator with a secret informant. Worldwide bestseller John Grisham returns with an electrifying new thriller.

Century  • €15.99

Hodder & Stoughton  • €22.99

Cross the Line James Patterson

No Man’s Land David Baldacci

Alex Cross chases a coldblooded killer … with a conscience. A brutal crime wave breaks out in D.C and the deadly scenes share only one common thread: the victims are all criminals.

Investigator John Puller’s mother disappeared nearly thirty years ago, and he will stop at nothing to discover the truth about what happened … even if it means proving that his father is a killer.

Century  • €15.99

Macmillan  • €14.99

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CRIME The Trespasser Tana French

Hachette Books Ireland  • €15.99

Antoinette Conway doesn’t have it easy in the Murder Squad. Her hunch that her case isn’t a slam-dunk domestic is getting no support. Are her team out to get her … or out to cover up the truth?

The Mistletoe Murder P. D. James Faber & Faber  • €11.99

Four seasonal short stories from the Queen of Crime, full of the secrets that lurk beneath the surface at family gatherings, and tantalising mysteries to keep the reader guessing.

Little Bones Sam Blake

Closed Casket Sophie Hannah

twenty7  • €14.99

Harper Collins  • €14.99

When Detective Cathy Connolly makes a grisly discovery – an old wedding dress with a baby’s bones concealed in the hem – she has no idea how dangerous, and personal, this case will become … 

Agatha Christie’s dearly loved creation Hercule Poirot arrives in Clonakilty in a brilliant murder mystery from the pen of psychological thriller writer Sophie Hannah.

Beneath the Surface Jo Spain

A Great Reckoning Louise Penny

A high-ranking government official is brutally slain in Leinster House, and Detective Inspector Tom Reynolds must untangle a web of corruption, sordid secrets and sinister lies.

Chief Inspector Gamache has been hunting killers his entire career, but when a former colleague is found murdered he faces his toughest challenge yet.

Quercus  • €15.99

Sphere  • €16.99

Trouble Is Our Business Declan Burke

The Chemist Stephenie Meyer

The ultimate collection for crime addicts, edited by the award-winning Declan Burke and pulling together the best names in Irish crime writing.

The gripping new thriller from Stephenie Meyer. An ex-agent is on the run from the agency that trained her: one so clandestine it doesn’t even have a name.

New Island  • €19.95

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Sphere  • €16.99

IRISH BIOGRAPHY Talking to Strangers Michael Harding

I Read the News Today, Oh Boy Paul Howard

Hachette Books Ireland  • €17.99

Picador  • €15.99

Talking to Strangers is a book about growing old. It’s about the stories we share with others, the stories we leave behind us, and the great darkness in which we discover what really makes us human.

The enchanting story of Guinness heir Tara Browne, of his charm, friendships and famous connections, his life in Luggala and London, and his untimely death.

Mr Pussy: Before I Forget to Remember Alan Amsby & David Kenny New Island  • €16.95

This is the remarkable story of the ground-breaking entertainer, who demolished homophobic boundaries from Belfast to Baltimore. Full of pathos, charm and wit.

Adventures of a Wonky-Eyed Boy Jason Byrne Gill Books  • €14.99

A laugh-out-loud memoir that captures the childhood adventures of an accident-prone youngster in 1970s and 1980s suburban Dublin: nostalgic, heart-warming and, above all, hilarious.

Humans of Dublin Peter Varga

Letters of My Life Mary O’Rourke

Gill Books  • €19.99

Gill Books  • €16.99

A stunning collection of portraits and stories drawn from the popular blog, laying bare the richness and vibrancy of life on the streets of Ireland’s capital.

Mary O’Rourke writes a letter to twenty people past and present: each one is heartfelt and offers gratitude for the difference the recipient made to Mary’s life.

Time Pieces: A Dublin Memoir John Banville & Paul Joyce

Hachette Books Ireland  • €28.99

Alternating between vignettes of John Banville’s own past, and present-day historical explorations of the city, Time Pieces is a vivid evocation of childhood and memory.

Douglas Hyde: Forgotten Patriot Brian Murphy

Collins Press  • €19.99

In 1938, Douglas Hyde became the first President of Ireland. This book explores his impact on the development and perception of the office and the contribution he made to the nation.

Great Irish Lives Charles Lysaght

Times Books  • €14.99

Explore the rich history of the island’s cultural, social and political landscape, with more than one hundred obituaries carefully curated by Dubliner Charles Lysaght, a long-time writer of obituaries for The Times.

Markievicz Lindie Naughton Merrion  • €19.99

A biography of revolutionary, socialist and feminist Countess Markievicz: a remarkable figure, who made history as the first woman to be elected to the House of Commons.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

IRELAND When Ideas Matter Michael D. Higgins

The Supreme Court Ruadhán Mac Cormaic

Head of Zeus  • €23.99

Penguin Ireland  • €24.99

It intrigues outsiders, can make governments tremble and has played a key role in some of the biggest controversies in Irish society. The inside story of the institution that has shaped Ireland.

Michael D. Higgins, President of Ireland, sets out his vision of ‘an ethical Republic’ in a collection of remarkable and urgent speeches exploring human rights, migration, equality and mental health.

The Invisible Art: A Century of Music in Ireland Michael Dervan

Modern Ireland in 100 Artworks Fintan O’Toole

New Island  • €29.95

Royal Irish Academy  • €28.99

In association with RTÉ, this is a celebration of the classical modern music of Ireland and the composers who created it, accompanying a major series at The National Concert Hall.

Winter Papers Vol II Kevin Barry & Olivia Smith Curlew Editions  • €40

Ireland’s annual arts anthology offering fiction, non-fiction, poetry, photography, visual arts, along with interviews and in‑conversation pieces on writing, film, theatre, dance and music.

100 artworks illustrate this beautiful book to represent each year from 1916–2015, tracing the story of Ireland’s creative output from the revolutionary period until today.

Creating History: Stories of Ireland in Art Brendan Rooney

Irish Academic Press  • €24.99

Art and essays from The National Gallery’s exhibition of the same name, depicting or inspired by episodes in Irish history from the arrival of St Patrick to the establishment of the Free State.

Tea and Talk Alice Taylor

Irish Home Essentials Seamus Ó Conaill

Brandon  • €16.99

O’Brien Press  • €6.99

Tea and talk: the perfect way to resolve any challenge you face in life. Relax in the company of a consummate storyteller, as she invites you into her life and the life of the village that surrounds her.

A hilarious look at the artefacts that make our homes uniquely Irish, from ash trays on the back windowsill to the potpourri gathering dust in the ‘good room’.

Then There Was Light P. J. Cunningham & Dr Joe Kearney (eds) Ballpoint Press  • €14.99

True stories by individual authors recalling the ESB Rural Electrification scheme which was first rolled out across Ireland 70 years ago this year.

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The Best of Billy Keane Billy Keane Ballpoint Press  • €14.99

From the Irish Independent journalist Billy Keane, a collection of writings from an author who sees extraordinary deeds in dayto-day living.

IRELAND Ireland: The Autobiography John Bowman

Proclaiming a Republic Darragh Gannon

Presenting a vivid take on the last century of Irish life, this book offers a collection of eyewitness accounts and recollections of pivotal moments in our history.

An illustrated and informative companion to the National Museum’s exhibition, bringing to life the momentous events of 1916 through objects, words and imagery.

Irish Academic Press  • €24.99

Penguin Ireland  • €23.99

The Post Office in Ireland: An Illustrated History Stephen Ferguson

The Twelve Apostles Tim Pat Coogan Head of Zeus  • €21.99

A history of Michael Collins’ elite intelligence squad – who created violent mayhem culminating in Bloody Sunday in 1920 – and their part in bringing the British government to the negotiating table.

Irish Academic Press  • €24.99

From letters and parcels, to pensions, radio and the GPO itself – this stunning book reveals the story of our nation and its people in a unique and accessible way.

Dublin Since 1922 Tim Carey

Hidden Ireland James Fennell & Josephine Ryan

Hachette Books Ireland  • €23.99

The story of Ireland’s capital city. Packed with images, it tells of major events, much-loved citizens, and the city’s cultural life and fortunes from the foundation of the state to the Celtic Tiger era and beyond.

Blackstaff Press  • €30

A beautiful portrait of fascinating historic country houses where visitors can stay – a glimpse of a hidden side of life in Ireland.

Dublin: The Story of a City Stephen Conlin & Peter Harbison

Ireland from the Air Irish Independent Collins Press  • €29.99

This collection from the archives of the Irish Independent forms a portrait of Ireland over many years, giving an insight into how the landscape and infrastructure of the nation have evolved.

Looking Back: The Changing Faces of Ireland Eric Luke O’Brien Press  • €24.99

Irish Times photographer Eric Luke has captured the essence of Irish life over the past forty years, with stunning images of the people of Ireland. This beautiful book celebrates his work.

O’Brien Press  • €29.99

In exquisite illustrations and engaging words, this book brings alive the story of Dublin – its architecture and streetscapes, its government and its people – from Viking times to the present day.

Dublin in the 1960s Michael Hinch

Mercier Press  • €19.99

A fascinating portrait of the capital city through atmospheric photographs of people and places, taken during this remarkable decade.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

HISTORY Timekeepers Simon Garfield

Meetings with Remarkable Manuscripts Christopher de Hamel

Canongate  • €19.99

An entertaining and authoritative exploration of how and why time has come to rule our lives, from the bestselling author of Just My Type.

Allen Lane  • €34.99

An extraordinary exploration of the medieval world, conveying the wonder of some of its greatest works of art.

The Little Book of Big History Ian Crofton & Jeremy Black

The Vanquished Robert Gerwarth

Michael O’Mara  • €14.99

Allen Lane  • €29.99

Combining history, astronomy, physics and biology, this book draws together the big story arcs of how the universe was created and how life developed, creating a unique perspective from which to understand the place of mankind in the universe.

In this highly original and gripping book, Robert Gerwarth asks us to think again about the true legacy of the First World War, and to evaluate its devastating aftermath.

Speeches that Changed the World

1847 Turtle Bunbury

Over fifty momentous and thought-provoking speeches from throughout history, accompanied by a DVD with recordings of many of those featured.

Discover the events, people and pioneering spirit that helped to create the modern world in 1847, through this eclectic collection of stories and character portraits.

Gill Books  • €24.99

Quercus  • €22.99

What If? Annie West

New Island  • €15.95

A collection of imaginative and hilarious alternative endings to great events in history, literature, legend, science and the Bible, with wonderful illustrations.

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Rasputin Douglas Smith

Macmillan  • €27.99

Demolishing the caricature of Rasputin as holy devil, this account presents this fascinating historical figure in all his complexity – man of God, voice of peace, loyal subject, adulterer, drunkard.

BIOGRAPHY The Pigeon Tunnel John le Carré

Keeping On Keeping On Alan Bennett

John le Carré’s memoir and first work of non-fiction is a thrilling journey into the world of violence and intrigue that he occupied alongside the men and women who inspired his enthralling novels.

This third collection of prose follows Writing Home and Untold Stories: an engaging, humane, sharp, funny and unforgettable record of life according to the inimitable Alan Bennett.

Viking  • €15.99

We Chose to Speak of War and Strife John Simpson

Profile  • €27.99

A Life in Questions Jeremy Paxman William Collins  • €17.99

Bloomsbury  • €15.99

This deeply personal book from the distinguished foreign correspondent brings us pivotal moments in our history through the eyes of those who risked their lives to witness and report them first hand.

A witty, incisive and frank memoir of the uncompromising journalist and presenter of Newsnight, packed with strong opinions, incredible experiences, and good humour on every page.

Frantumaglia Elena Ferrante

Mad Enchantment Ross King

Europa Editions  • €19.99

Bloomsbury  • €29.99

A vibrant and intimate portrait of a writer at work, from the author of the much-loved Neapolitan novels. A unique depiction of an author who embodies a consummate passion for writing.

The compelling story of the turmoil and sadness that lay behind the painting of Monet’s Water Lilies, one of the greatest achievements in art history.

The Riviera Set Mary S. Lovell

Little, Brown  • €17.99

A portrait of high society in the twentieth century, told through the stories of the guests of Maxine Elliott and Prince Aly Khan at the Chateau de l’Horizon in Cannes.

Queen Bees Siân Evans

Two Roads  • €24.99

The story of the six extraordinary hostesses who shaped British society in the inter-war years.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

SCIENCE & NATURE The Extra Room Diarmuid Gavin

Homo Deus Yuval Noah Harari

Diarmuid Gavin is passionate about garden design, and here he shows us how making your outdoor space beautiful can change the way you feel about your home and improve the quality of your life.

This vivid, challenging new book explores how Homo Sapiens conquered the world, and asks the fundamental questions: how do we avoid destruction, and what new world should we create?

Harvill Secker  • €17.99

Gill Books  • €19.99

RHS A–Z Encyclopaedia of Garden Plants

Reality Is Not What It Seems Carlo Rovelli

DK  • €85.00

Allen Lane  • €19.99

This sumptuous boxed encyclopaedia is the definitive guide to plants, containing over 6,000 beautiful photographs and precise artworks, as well as clear, detailed growing advice for every plant.

What are time and space made of? Where does matter come from? And what exactly is reality? Rovelli takes us on a journey to show us the world beyond our current perceptions.

Collins Life-Size Birds Paul Sterry

Universal Brian Cox & Jeff Forshaw

A photographic celebration of Europe’s richly varied birdlife in stunning life-sized detail. The photographs are glorious, appealing to both beginners and experienced birdwatchers.

Physics is about asking questions. But what are good questions? How do we understand the fundamental forces of the Universe and its remarkable uniformity? This book gives us the answers.

William Collins  • €34.99

Allen Lane  • €29.99

That’s Maths Peter Lynch

Spaceman Mike Massimino

An eclectic and humorous collection of one hundred articles on the strange and unexpected ways mathematics shapes the world around us.

The nerdiest science meets thrilling adventure in this brilliant memoir by astronaut Mike Massimino. A tribute to persistence, bravery and striving to reach your dreams.

Gill Books  • €14.99

New Scientist: The Origin of (Almost) Everything John Murray  • €29.99

From what actually happened in the Big Bang to the accidental discovery of post-it notes, science is packed with surprising discoveries, explored here via witty essays and enlightening infographics.

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Simon & Schuster  • €16.99


DK  • €24.99

The fascinating history of medicine through the ages: from the gory pitfalls to miraculous breakthroughs of medical history with compelling stories and stunning illustrations.



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Night School Lee Child

Game of Throw-ins Ross O’Carroll-Kelly

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The Wonder Emma Donoghue

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I Read the News Today, Oh Boy Paul Howard

Talking to Strangers Michael Harding

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GIFT Waterford Whispers News: You Couldn’t Make It Up! Colm Williamson

The Book of Hygge Louisa Thomsen Brits Ebury Press  • €14.99

Blackstaff Press  • €16.99

How To Hygge: The Secrets of Nordic Living Signe Johansen

The third book from the hilarious Waterford Whispers News, Ireland’s leading satirical website, brings you brand new stories as well as WWN’s best bits.

Bluebird  • €16.99

Hygge Charlotte Abrahams Orion  • €16.99

Little Book of Hygge Meik Wiking Penguin Books  • €11.99

Hygge is a feeling of belonging and warmth, a moment of comfort and contentment. These beautiful books will help you to find hygge and embrace it every day.

Bolloxology Colm O’Regan

Transworld Ireland  • €12.99

Have you ever wondered why pretentiousness, jargon and Having Notions are so rife in the world today? Well, there’s a science that studies these forms of selfdelusion. Welcome to Bolloxology.

The Harbour Within: A Book of Simple Spirituality Sr Consilio

Five Go Parenting Five Do Dry January Five Go Gluten-Free Five Go on a Strategy Away Day

Hachette Books Ireland  • €16.99

Celebrate the innate goodness and beauty that exists within each of us and learn to ‘live from the soul’ – finding a sense of peace and happiness.

Bruno Vincent

Quercus  •  €8.99 each

In a hilarious new series for Grown Ups, the Famous Five confront new challenges. Where to go to get gluten free scones? Why is the baby always crying? And what IS a ‘strategy away day’?

The Year with Angels Lorna Byrne Coronet Books  • €10.99

Beautifully illustrated with photographs, and packed with quotes from Lorna, this is the perfect book for those looking to keep their guardian angel close to them at all times.

How The Secret Changed My Life Rhonda Byrne

Simon & Schuster  • €16.99

A compilation of the most uplifting and powerful real-life stories from readers of the worldwide bestseller The Secret.

The Ladybird Book of the Zombie Apocalypse The Ladybird Book of the Sickie How It Works: The Student Jason Hazeley & Joel Morris

Michael Joseph  • €8.99

The hilarious Ladybirds for Grown Ups series has large clear script, frequent repetition and helpful pictures to enable grownups to think they have taught themselves to cope.

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GIFT The Times Concise Atlas of the World

National Gallery of Ireland Diary 2017

A fully revised and updated thirteenth edition of this major world atlas in the authoritative and prestigious Times Atlas range. Beautifully produced and housed in a special slipcase.

This beautifully illustrated weekto-view diary contains a selection of the finest Irish and European paintings from The National Gallery.

Times Books  • €100

Gill Books  • €19.99

National Geographic Greatest Landscapes George Steinmetz

The Secret Lives of Colour Kassia St Clair John Murray  • €17.99

National Geographic  • €29.99

Discover the history of colours and the vivid stories behind them in this beautiful multi-coloured volume. A unique history of civilisation from charcoal cave paintings to punk’s fluorescent pink.

A beautiful book that will immortalise the beauty of the great outdoors, showcasing evocative, and often unseen, images of extraordinary landscapes from around the world.

@natgeo: The Most Popular Instagram Photos National Geographic  • €14.99

Expertly curated photographs from National Geographic’s iconic Instagram account, which has over one billion likes on its 7,000+ stunning images. For nature lovers, travellers and photographers alike.

A–Z of Design & Designers Design Museum Goodman-Fiell  • €24.99

A comprehensive look at all aspects of design, including themes, movements and technologies, product design and architecture, and the world’s leading design innovators.

New York Times 36 Hours: Europe

A Year in Art

Prestel  • €19.99

Taschen  • €29.99

365 exquisitely reproduced artworks from a variety of eras, genres, and media, complimented by quotations to ponder, surprise, and delight. A perfect gift for lovers of art.

From world capitals to tiny places with infectious personalities, Europe is a travel wonderland. Here are 36 expert itineraries to reveal the continent’s brightest gems and bestkept secrets.

Rooms Declan O’Donnell

Hachette Books Ireland  • €19.99

Award-winning architect Declan O’Donnell shows us how we can release our inner designer to create a home that works for the way we live.

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Rover and the Very Big Baby Roddy Doyle

Fantastic Beasts: The Original Screenplay – J.K. Rowling

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IRISH ILLUSTRATED CHILDREN’S BOOKS Goodnight Everyone Chris Haughton

The Snow Beast Chris Judge

Walker Books  • €14.99

Andersen Press  • €10.00 / 3 for 2

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Seasonal adventures and wonderful illustrations with the ever-marvellous Beast from Chris Judge. We love Chris’ work so much, we asked him to design our catalogue cover!

From the multi-award winning picture book maker of A Bit Lost, Oh No, George! and Shh! We Have a Plan comes a stunningly illustrated bedtime book, perfect for the end of the day.

Historopedia John & Fatti Burke Gill Books  • €21.99

A Child of Books Sam Winston; Oliver Jeffers

Get ready to travel back in time with John and Fatti Burke’s new adventure through Ireland’s history. This breathtakingly exciting book uncovers Ireland, era by era, as you’ve never seen it before.

Walker Books  • €14.99

In this inspiring, lyrical tale, illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, about the rewards of reading and sharing stories, a little girl sails her raft “across a sea of words”.

The Moon Spun Round W. B. Yeats; Noreen Doody O’Brien Press  • €19.99

This sumptuously illustrated book complements the works of W. B. Yeats, here including poems, stories, and childhood letters.

An Alphabet Oliver Jeffers

Harper Collins  • €11.99

Imaginary Fred Eoin Colfer; Oliver Jeffers Harper Collins  • €9.99

Two exquisite picture books from Oliver Jeffers, one gloriously bringing the alphabet to life and the other illustrating Eoin Colfer’s gorgeous tale of an imaginary friend.

Pigín of Howth Kathleen Watkins Gill Books  • €14.99

This utterly delightful picture book introduces children to an unforgettable pig, the beautiful seaside town of Howth and many magical adventures.

The Boy in the Striped Pyjamas John Boyne; Oliver Jeffers

Nothing! Yasmeen Ismail

Doubleday Children’s  • €16.99

Bloomsbury  •  €10.00 / 3 for 2

A stunning anniversary edition of John Boyne’s powerful classic bestseller, with illustrations from awardwinning artist Oliver Jeffers.

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Bursting with energy and colour, this is a joyous celebration of imagination and creativity that will speak to child and adult alike.

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CHILDREN’S FICTION There’s a Snake in My School David Walliams

The Darkest Dark Chris Hadfield Macmillan  • €13.99

Harper Collins  • €13.99

Inspired by Chris Hadfield’s childhood decision to become an astronaut after watching the Apollo 11 moon landing, this is an inspiring story about facing your fears and following your dreams.

From bestselling dream team David Walliams and Tony Ross comes another classic picture book in the making!

Oi Dog! Kes & Claire Gray; Jim Field

The Christmasaurus Tom Fletcher

Hodder Children’s €10.00 / 3 for 2

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Puffin  • €13.99

A Christmas story about a boy and a dinosaur, friendship and families, sleigh bells and Santa, music and magic from McFly’s Tom Fletcher.

This absurdly funny sequel to the awardwinning Oi Frog! is a wonderful picture book to read aloud.

Zog and the Flying Doctors Julia Donaldson; Axel Scheffler Scholastic  • €14.99

Julia and Axel are at their sparkling best in this fabulous sequel as Zog and his pals fly around the country, tending to a sunburnt mermaid, a distressed unicorn, and even a sneezy lion.

Moone Boy: The Marvellous Activity Manual Chris O’Dowd; Nick V. Murphy Macmillan  • €7.99

Mad about Moone Boy? Enjoy an exclusive new story, a comic strip adventure, plenty of jokes and a bumper crop of activities and games, including Imaginary Friend top trumps.

The Gloriumptious Worlds of Roald Dahl Stella Caldwell

We Found a Hat Jon Klassen

Walker Books  • €14.99

Carlton  • €19.99

The award-winning Jon Klassen presents the final tale in his bestselling hat trilogy, giving his deadpan finale a surprising new twist …

That’s Not My Snowman Usborne  • €16.99

This attractive gift pack includes the muchloved, touchy-feely book with an adorable snowman soft toy for little ones to cuddle while they listen to the book read aloud.

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This book brings Dahl’s incredible characters to life via reproductions of imagined letters, artefacts and posters, and editing notes from the author himself.

Winnie the Pooh: The Best Bear in All the World Egmont  • €17.99

Celebrate 90 years of Winniethe-Pooh with the official sequel to the classic tales by A. A. Milne, containing brand-new stories from some of the most beloved children’s authors writing today.

CHILDREN’S FICTION Rover and the Big Fat Baby Roddy Doyle

The Midnight Gang David Walliams

The BFB (Big Fat Baby) is missing! Can Rover the Wonder Dog and his little nephew Messi track her down? Rover returns in a brandnew adventure by Roddy Doyle.

David Walliams is back with another heart-warming, jawachingly funny, rollicking read! With illustrations by artistic genius Tony Ross.

Macmillan  • €11.99

Harper Collins  • €10.99

Animalcolm David Baddiel

Ottoline and the Purple Fox Chris Riddell

Harper Collins  • €11.99

Macmillan  • €12.99

From David Baddiel, the bright new star of children’s books, comes a comic adventure for every child who ever wondered what it might be like to be a bit of an animal … 

Ottoline is back for an adventure with the enigmatic Purple Fox, in a brand new story from the inimitable Chris Riddell.

Judy Moody and the Bucket List Megan McDonald

The World of Norm: May Be Recycled Jonathan Meres

Walker Books  • €6.99

Orchard  • €8.99

Bad moods, good moods, even back-to-school moods – Judy has them all! This internationally popular character is perfect for fans of Jacqueline Wilson’s younger fiction.

Santa Claude Alex T. Smith

Tom Gates: Dog Zombies Rule Liz Pichon

Hodder Children’s  •  €12.50 / 3 for 2

Claude is one of our favourite children’s book characters at Dubray. This year we are delighted to celebrate this new festive tale!

Scholastic  • €12.99

The eleventh amazing instalment of this brilliant series! Honest, silly and ridiculously funny.

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The Song from Somewhere Else A. F. Harrold

Bloomsbury  • €14.99

A darkly comic and moving story about the power of the extraordinary, and finding friendship where you least expect it. With stunning illustrations by Levi Pinfold.

The eleventh hilarious title in this award-winning, laugh-out-loud series. Perfect for fans of Diary of a Wimpy Kid and David Walliams.

Timmy Failure: The Book You’re Not Supposed to Have Stephan Pastis Walker Books  • €11.99

Banishment from his life’s calling can’t keep a comically overconfident detective down in the latest episode by New York Times bestseller Stephan Pastis.

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CHILDREN’S FICTION Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Double Down Jeff Kinney

Dork Diaries: Frenemies Forever Rachel Renée Russell

The pressure’s really piling up on Greg Heffley in the eleventh novel in the international bestselling Wimpy Kid Series!

Nikki and her friends Brandon, Chloe, and Zoey are up for another adventure in the eleventh book in the bestselling series.

Puffin  • €13.99

Simon & Schuster  • €12.99

Clover Moon Jacqueline Wilson

The Witch’s Vacuum Cleaner Terry Pratchett

Doubleday Children’s  • €14.99

Doubleday Children’s  • €15.99

Introducing Clover Moon, a brilliant and brave Victorian heroine whose imagination is her best escape from a life of hardship in poverty-stricken Victorian London.

Fourteen fantastically funny stories from master storyteller Sir Terry Pratchett, full of food fights, pirates, wizards and crooks.

Magnus Chase and the Hammer of Thor Rick Riordan Puffin  • €13.99

Rick Riordan’s magnificent saga continues as Magnus Chase fights to retrieve Thor’s hammer from enemy hands and save the Nine Worlds.

Time After Time Judi Curtin

O’Brien Press  • €12.99

Molly and Beth are best friends but they aren’t happy when their families move in together … until a time travel adventure gives them a chance to see the world through their parents’ eyes.

Danger Really Is Everywhere: School of Danger David O’Doherty

The Making of Mollie Anna Carey O’Brien Press  • €8.99

Puffin  • €9.99

Mollie Carberry’s life seems pretty dull until she discovers her older sister Phyllis is a suffragette! Together they must face the question of how far a girl should go for her beliefs.

The third brilliantly funny handbook for avoiding danger of all kinds that will have everyone from reluctant readers to bookworms laughing out loud (very safely) from start to finish.

Miraculous Miranda Siobhán Parkinson

Hodder Children’s  • €8.99

Miranda is marvellous and magnificent, the creator of a magical world of her own – a place where stories never end and wishes come true.

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Dan’s Diary: The War of Independence 1920–22 Patricia Murphy Poolbeg  • €7.99

It’s 1920 and as the War of Independence rages in Ireland, ace schoolboy footballer Dan becomes a trusted messenger for rebel leader Michael Collins. Will Dan and his cousin Molly save the day and can the leaders bring peace to Ireland?

CHILDREN’S GIFT Guinness World Records 2017

LEGO Pop-Up Matthew Reinhart 

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! 2017

365 Things to Do with Lego Bricks

Scholastic  • €24.99

Guinness  • €19.99

DK  • €19.99

These books will inspire you to look at your LEGO bricks in new and exciting ways and enjoy LEGO fun every day of the year. Full of imaginative play and building ideas for all ages and abilities.

Random House  • €19.99

Trivia fans will love these two annuals crammed with weird and wonderful facts and feats.

Home Lab Robert Winston

Slot Together Theatre Usborne  • €29.99

DK  • €14.99

Experiments for budding scientists: stir up some sticky slime, build a Solar System with rubber bands, power a speed boat using soap, and construct an erupting volcano.

Create your very own detailed model theatre with scenes and characters from A Midsummer Night’s Dream and The Nutcracker, and read about life in a theatre.

Smartphone Movie Maker Bryan Michael Stoller; Victor Beuren

Minecraft Exploded Builds: Medieval Fortress Mojang

A fun and practical guide to making films using your smartphone, featuring expert tips and techniques, plus instructions on how to edit and add special effects to your films.

A medieval-themed building book packed with guides, schematics and inspirational ideas to construct, defend and customise your very own castle.

Walker Books  • €16.99

The Elf on the Shelf €39.99

Bring the Christmas magic into your home by adopting your very own Scout Elf. The whole family will enjoy this Christmas tradition that has captured the hearts of children everywhere. See in store for a wide range of toys, games and children’s gifts.

Egmont  • €14.99

Coderdojo Nano: Build Your Own Website CoderDojo Egmont  • €11.99

This book shows you how to collaborate with your friends and start your very own CoderDojo Nano club, with its own website.

Atlas of Oddities Clive Gifford & Tracy Worrall Egmont  • €19.99

A round-the-world adventure that will take you through all of the planet’s continents and countries, and on the way you’ll get to see just how diverse the world can be.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

TEEN & YA Holding up the Universe Jennifer Niven

Maze Runner: The Fever Code James Dashner

Penguin Books  •  €11.00 / 3 for 2

Chicken House  • €14.99

The author of All the Bright Places delivers another poignant, exhilarating love story about finding that person who sees you for who you are – and seeing them right back.

A prequel to the worldwide Maze Runner phenomenon, The Fever Code is the book that holds all the answers. You’ll never see the truth coming …

Marvel Iron Man: The Gauntlet Eoin Colfer

3  for 2

And I Darken Kiersten White

Egmont  • €8.99

Corgi Children’s  •  €11.00 / 3 for 2

An exciting Iron Man novel from the hugely popular Eoin Colfer. Stark investigates an anomaly off the coast of Ireland and decides to investigate … and that’s when the party really starts.

Demon Road: American Monsters Derek Landy

The first book in a dark, sweeping new series in which heads will roll, bodies will be impaled … and hearts will be broken.

3  for 2 Three Dark Crowns Kendare Blake

Macmillan  •  €11.00 / 3 for 2

Harper Collins  • €15.99

A heart stopping fantasy read. In every generation on the island of Fennbirn, a set of royal triplets is born. Each sister must fight to the death for the crown.

The epic conclusion of the mind-blowing supernatural thriller series. From the bestselling author of the sensational Skulduggery Pleasant.

A Very Good Chance Sarah Moore Fitzgerald

The Call Peadar O’Guilin

Orion Children’s  • €8.99

David Fickling Books  • €12.99

Set in Dublin and Siena, Sarah Moore Fitzgerald’s third novel is about taking chances, being brave and learning the best way to see the world.

What if you only had three minutes to save your own life and the clock was already counting down? Three minutes. Time’s up.

Empire of Storms Sarah J. Maas

The Graces Laure Eve

Bloomsbury  •  €11.00 / 3 for 2

The fifth instalment in this thrilling series. Enemies must become allies if Aelin is to keep those she loves from falling victim to the dark forces poised to claim her world.

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Faber & Faber  •  €11.00 / 3 for 2

3  for 2

Like everyone else in town, River is obsessed with the Graces, attracted by their glamour and apparent ability to weave magic. But are they really what they seem?

3  for 2

FILM Fantastic Beasts: The Original Screenplay J. K. Rowling

The Princess Diarist Carrie Fisher

Little, Brown  • €18.99

Bantam Press  • €14.99

J. K. Rowling’s screenwriting debut is captured in this stunning hardcover edition of the movie screenplay.

Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets Illustrated J. K. Rowling; Jim Kay Bloomsbury  • €34.99

Prepare to be spellbound by dazzling full-colour illustrations in this stunning edition packed with breathtaking scenes, dark themes and unforgettable characters.

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them: Character Guide

A thoroughly original and intimate memoir from actress and bestselling author of Postcards from the Edge and Wishful Drinking.

George Lucas Brian Jay Jones

Headline  • €17.99

The story of the iconic filmmaker and the building of his film empire, as well as of his enormous impact on cinema: at once a biography, a business manual, and a film history.

Scholastic  • €10.99

The Case of Beasts: Explore the Film Wizardry of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Mark Salisbury & Warner Bros. Harper Collins  • €34.99

Inside the Magic: The Making of Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them Ian Nathan Harper Collins  • €16.99

A wonderful selection of companion books to help you relive the magic of the movie.

Star Wars Complete Locations DK  • €34.99

Star Wars Year By Year DK  • €39.99

Star Wars Galactic Atlas Lucasfilm Egmont  • €24.99

Amazing Book of Star Wars A Monster Calls Patrick Ness

Walker Books  • €16.99

Discover the original, deeply moving illustrated novel and the remarkable story behind the book and film. A special collectors’ edition.

DK  • €11.99

Discover more about the galaxy far, far away in this fantastic selection of books to satisfy every Star Wars fan.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

MUSIC Born to Run Bruce Springsteen

Set the Boy Free Johnny Marr

“Writing about yourself is a funny business … the writer has made one promise, to show the reader his mind. In these pages, I’ve tried to do this.” – Bruce Springsteen on Born to Run.

Marr is one of the greatest guitarists who ever lived. This is his story, from the streets of Manchester to The Smiths and the hundreds of collaborations and solo projects that followed.

Simon & Schuster  • €19.99

Century  • €17.99

Chapter & Verse CD

The Age of Bowie Paul Morley

The soundtrack to Springsteen’s powerful autobiography, with previously unreleased tracks.

The definitive story of Bowie that explores how he worked, played, aged, structured his ideas, invented the future, and entered history as someone who would never be forgotten.

Simon & Schuster  • €14.99


Absolutely on Music Haruki Murakami; Seiji Ozawa

I Am Brian Wilson Brian Wilson

Coronet Books  • €17.99

Harvill Secker  • €22.99

Murakami’s passion for music runs deep, and the aesthetic and emotional power of music permeates every one of his much-loved novels. With this book he fulfils a personal dream.

Forever Words: The Unknown Poems Johnny Cash Canongate  • €17.99

Newly discovered in the Cash family archives, a treasury of never-before-published poems and songs from the legendary musician.

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Wilson’s story, told in his own voice and in his own way, unforgettably illuminates the man behind the music, working through the turbulence and discord to achieve, at last, a new harmony.

1001 Albums Cassell

Octopus  • €19.99

The single most comprehensive list of music that changed the world, packed with iconic images of album covers, bands, artists and legendary gigs. A must-have for music fans.

ENTERTAINMENT & STYLE Scrappy Little Nobody Anna Kendrick

Pippa Pippa O’Connor

Expanding her witty Twitter dispatches, actress Anna Kendrick’s autobiographical collection of essays amusingly recounts memorable moments from her journey on the way to the heart of pop culture.

Pippa O’Connor’s easy style and approachability have won her a huge and loyal following. Now she shares her inspirational tips and insights for how to live well, look good and feel great.

Simon & Schuster  • €14.99

The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo Amy Schumer

Penguin Ireland  • €17.99

Pretty Iconic Sali Hughes

Harper Collins  • €29.99

Harper Collins  • €16.99

From award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress Amy Schumer comes a thoughtful, honest and hysterical collection of (very) personal essays.

A personal, expert look at iconic beauty products of the past, present and future from the pen of the witty, wise and wonderful beauty writer Sali Hughes.

A Life in Parts Bryan Cranston

Women in Dior Laurence Benaim

Orion  • €16.99

Rizzoli  • €34.99

Told with honesty and intrigue, this is the autobiography of one of film and TV’s most high profile actors. It is the ultimate book for fans of Breaking Bad.

1001 Movies Cassell

Octopus  • €19.99

Whether your passion lies with The Blue Angel or Blue Velvet, from the films you missed the first time round, to the films you can see again and again, this is the definitive illustrated guide for all movie lovers.

An exquisite celebration of Dior’s most glamorous clients and the dresses they have brought to life.

My Story Jo Malone

Simon & Schuster  • €17.99

The inspiring autobiography of Jo Malone, one of the world’s most successful businesswomen and entrepreneurs.

Free postage on all online orders over €20

SPORT Great Moments in Gaelic Football Sportsfile

The Battle Paul O’Connell

O’Brien Press  • €24.99

Penguin Ireland  • €19.99

The revelatory autobiography of a rugby colossus synonymous with passion, heart and determination; perhaps the most beloved of the golden generation of players.

My Life in Rugby Donal Lenihan

Transworld Ireland  • €22.99

As player, manager, and pundit, Donal has seen it all in the world of rugby – and done much of it too. Full of wit, insight and sincerity, this is a rugby book for the ages by a sporting great.

Front Up Rise Up: The Official Story of Connacht Rugby Gerry Thornley

This stunning book looks back over the decades of legendary players, matches and moments that have contributed to the narrative of one of the Ireland’s most exciting sports.

Out of Control Cathal McCarron

Simon & Schuster  • €18.99

The shockingly honest and profoundly moving story of one of the GAA’s brightest stars, who fell from grace but found redemption in both his personal and sporting life.

The Best Is Yet to Come Alan O’Mara

Hachette Books Ireland  • €16.99

Transworld Ireland  • €22.99

Connacht’s remarkable journey to becoming Pro12 champions, from the respected Irish Times rugby correspondent.

Coolmore Stud Alan Conway

Mercier Press  • €24.99

Coolmore Stud has grown from a small breeding farm into a global behemoth, renowned the world over for the quality of the horses it produces. This is its incredible story.

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An account of an ordinary young man, a GAA star, who discovered that the only way out of dark thoughts and dark days is to ask for help.

What Do You Think of That? Kieran Donaghy Trinity Mirror  • €21.99

Donaghy has been one of the most influential, charismatic and successful GAA players of recent years and his book brims with honesty, insight and humour.

SPORT Blood, Sweat & McAteer Jason McAteer

Walking Tall Rob Heffernan

Hachette Books Ireland  • €18.99

Collins Press  • €19.99

From glass-collecting in the local pub to joining his beloved LFC and becoming an Irish International, this is the real Jason McAteer: a little bit bruised, a little bit battered, but still fighting.

The inside story of how Rob Heffernan’s dream led him from the council flats of his tough Cork city upbringing to the winners’ podium of the Olympic Games.

Running Beyond: Epic Ultra, Trail and Skyrunning Races Ian Corless

My Turn Johan Cruyff

Macmillan  • €16.99

A brilliant teacher and analyst of the game he loved, Johan Cruyff was one of the greatest figures in football. This book is his legacy.

Aurum Press  • €29.99

The ultimate celebration of ultra-running. Exclusive interviews with elite runners and stunning photography capture the world’s most iconic ultra races.

Muhammad Ali: A Memoir Michael Parkinson

Ultimate Étapes Peter Cossins

Parkinson interviewed Ali four times, declaring him the ‘most remarkable human I ever encountered’. Drawing on those now iconic interviews, this book explores the life of a sporting hero.

From the epic ascent of the Stelvio to the rolling hills of Utrecht and the stunning flats of Southern France, this is the ultimate cycling tour of Europe’s legendary stages.

Aurum Press  • €24.99

Hodder & Stoughton  • €16.99

I Am Duran Roberto Duran

The Ryder Cup Chris Hawkes & Nick Callow

From the mean streets of Panama to the bright lights of Las Vegas, through the golden decade of boxing, Duran lays bare the cost of conquering the world.

The full story of this prestigious sporting contest: the golfing giants who have competed in it and the national pride it represents, from its humble beginnings in 1927 to the present day.

Macmillan  • €16.99

Carlton  • €24.99

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IRISH FOOD & DRINK The Little Green Spoon Indy Power

Neven Maguire’s Complete Family Cookbook Neven Maguire

Transforming how we view healthy food, Irish Instagram sensation Indy has created a stunning collection of nourishing dishes that taste just as amazing as they will make you feel.

Neven Maguire is one of Ireland’s most loved chefs, thanks to his delicious food and practical easyto-use recipes. Here he offers tasty and nutritious family meals with minimum fuss.

Ebury Press  • €21.99

Gill Books  • €26.99

The Brother Hubbard Cookbook Garrett Fitzgerald

A Taste of Home: The Ballyknocken Cookbook Catherine Fulvio

Gill Books  • €24.99

Gill Books  • €19.99

Discover a new way of eating – fresh, pure flavours, dedicated to sharing and happiness. The Brother Hubbard Cookbook will bring a simple, exciting, creative influence to your kitchen.

Catherine’s family have been living in Ballyknocken for over 100 years and here she showcases her finest recipes in this timeless setting in the Irish countryside.

The Fit Foodie Derval O’Rourke

Recipes from My Mother Rachel Allen

The Fit Foodie is full of simple and delicious recipes. Derval also shares smart and inspiring advice on how to get organised so that good food and exercise are a seamless part of your life.

Full of warmth and nostalgia, Rachel shares culinary inspiration passed down through the generations: celebrating the food memories of her childhood, and those of friends and family.

Penguin Ireland  • €17.99

Harper Collins  • €23.99

The World of the Happy Pear Stephen & David Flynn

Eat Yourself Fit Rosanna Davison

The Happy Pear put fun, deliciousness and friendship at the heart of their cooking. Become part of their world and discover a feast of healthy food that will transform your eating!

Rosanna is back to help you get fighting fit fast! With over one hundred powerful recipes to complement your fitness routine, this book has everything you need to look and feel your very best.

Penguin  • €21.99

Gill Books  • €22.99

Eat. Live. Go. Donal Skehan

The Whiskeys of Ireland Peter Mulryan

Simple, restorative and inspirational recipes for busy and energetic lifestyles – many inspired by Donal’s international travels – balancing a little of what we like with optimum nutrition.

The history, the difference between single malts and blends, the art of distilling and blending, and the explosion of new distilleries – learn how to taste as well as drink the water of life.

Hodder & Stoughton  • €23.99

Click and Collect available on online orders

O’Brien Press  • €19.99

FOOD & DRINK Lean in 15: The Sustain Plan Joe Wicks

Appetites: A Cookbook Anthony Bourdain Bloomsbury  • €29.99

Bluebird  • €16.99

Brash, wild and original, this cookbook – Bourdain’s first in ten years – is a home-cooking, home-entertaining cookbook like no other.

Reveals how to hold on to your incredible Lean in 15 results while still seeing progress week on week. Fully illustrated and with a hundred quick-to-prepare meals and practical workouts.

Le Manoir Aux Quat’Saisons Raymond Blanc

Jamie Oliver’s Christmas Cookbook Jamie Oliver

Bloomsbury  • €55

A stunningly illustrated journey through the year at Raymond Blanc’s legendary Le Manoir aux Quat’Saisons.

Michael Joseph  • €24.99

Packed with all the classics you need for the big day and beyond, as well as loads of delicious recipes for edible gifts, party food and new ways to love those leftovers.

Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book 2017 Hugh Johnson Mitchell Beazley  • €11.99

Now in its 40th year, Hugh Johnson’s Pocket Wine Book is the essential book for everyone who buys wine, containing commentary on the wines, growers and regions of the whole world.

River Cottage A to Z Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall Bloomsbury  • €45

A glorious compendium of all the ingredients you might use, each accompanied by a delicious, simple recipe and illustrated with beautiful photography and watercolours.

Provence to Pondicherry Tessa Kiros

Quadrille  • €29.99

An exquisite and fascinating journey across the globe to explore French culinary influences in far-flung destinations.

Cocktails: The Art of Mixing Perfect Drinks Klaus St Rainer DK  • €10.99

Should a martini be shaken or stirred? How do you muddle an impeccable mojito? Find the answers to all your cocktail questions and learn the secrets behind classic drinks.

Gin Dan Jones

Hardie Grant  • €9.99

Gin is the spirit of the moment and this book celebrates its many flavours and forms, from punches and apertifs to teas, martinis, and more.

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