Christmas Books

To give your Christmas shopping a helping hand we have compiled a gift guide outlining some of the best Irish books on the market this festive season, and also invited experts in each subject to share their personal insights and comments.

Here are just some of our contributors to this essential guide to Irish books this festive season!

FICTION: Vanessa Fox O’Loughlin, Founder & Managing Director of and the Inkwell Group, and successful crime writer under the pen-name Sam Blake.

NON-FICTION: Ronan Colgan, President of Publishing Ireland.

HISTORY: Tommy Graham, editor of History Ireland, tour business owner and history lecturer.

YOUNGER READERS:Marita Conlon-McKenna, award-winning author of The Children of the Famine trilogy.

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November/December 2017 (issue no.376) 

September Book Competition

The Mooske & the Gripes

by James Joyce

A companion volume to The Ondt and the Gracehoper (2014)
A fun, accessible introduction to Finnegans Wake
Over 100 full colour illustrations
Introduction by Fritz Senn

for a chance to win:

The Moose & the Gripes by James Joyce
ISBN: 978-1-84351-740-5
Publisher: The Lilliput Press



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