BOOKSHOP FOCUS

Liam Donnelly celebrates 250 years of Hodges Figgis bookshop

EXTRACT:

Hodges Figgis, one of the oldest bookshops in the world and the oldest in Ireland, has long been an icon of Dublin retailing. It has been celebrated in prose and poetry by writers from James Joyce to Sally Rooney and Paul Durcan. In 2018 we celebrate our 250th birthday. Our journey to this point has been full of ups and downs, success and failure, but through it all a passion for books and bookselling has been ever present. […]

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November/December 2017 (issue no.376) 


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