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  • One Summer

    One Summer
    Bill Bryson

    Paperback · 22 May 2014 · €11.99
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    In summer 1927, America had a booming stock market, a president who worked just four hours a day, a sensational murder trial, and an unknown aviator named Charles Lindbergh who became the most famous man on earth. This book brings to life a forgotten summer when America came of age, took centre stage, and changed the world.

  • Tom Gilmartin

    Tom Gilmartin
    Frank Connolly

    Paperback · 14 Mar 2014 · €16.99
    Our Price: €14.99

    This is a compelling narrative of official wrong-doing and abuse of office. The book exposes the roots of the political and financial disaster that has wreaked such havoc in the lives of so many Irish people.

  • Hard Choices

    Hard Choices
    Hillary Rodham Clinton

    Hardback · 10 Jun 2014 · €27.60
    Our Price: €19.99

    Hillary Rodham Clinton's inside account of the crises, choices and challenges she faced during her four years as America's 67th Secretary of State

  • Levels of Life

    Levels of Life
    Julian Barnes

    Paperback · 03 Apr 2014 · €10.99

    Gives us Nadar, the pioneer balloonist and aerial photographer; gives us Colonel Fred Burnaby, reluctant adorer of the extravagant Sarah Bernhardt; then, finally, it gives us the story of author's own grief, unflinchingly observed.

  • The Rocky Road

    The Rocky Road
    Eamon Dunphy

    Paperback · 29 May 2014 · €11.99
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    Takes us behind the scenes of a passionate life - from childhood poverty in Dublin to the Football League to the forefront of journalism and debate in Ireland.

  • Fields of Fire

    Fields of Fire
    Damian Lawlor

    Paperback · 22 May 2014 · €20.70
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    The Kilkenny team of the last decade has undoubtedly been the greatest in the history of hurling. Their extraordinary record speaks for itself. But has a chink finally begun to appear in Kilkenny's armour? This book tells the story of Kilkenny's phenomenal success and explores how the Cats became an almost indomitable force.

  • Hanns and Rudolf

    Hanns and Rudolf
    Thomas Harding

    Paperback · 01 May 2014 · €10.99
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    Hanns Alexander was the son of a prosperous German family who fled Berlin for London in the 1930s. Rudolf Hoss was a farmer and soldier who became the Kommandant of Auschwitz Concentration Camp and oversaw the deaths of over a million men, women and children.

  • An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth

    An Astronaut's Guide to Life on Earth
    Chris Hadfield

    Paperback · 29 Oct 2013 · €20.70
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    Colonel Chris Hadfield has spent decades training as an astronaut and has logged nearly 4,000 hours in space. In this book, he takes readers deep into his years of training and space exploration to show how to make the impossible possible, and also explains how conventional wisdom can get in the way of achievement - and happiness.

  • The Trigger

    The Trigger
    Tim Butcher

    Paperback · 01 May 2014 · €20.70
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    On a summer morning in Sarajevo a hundred years ago, a teenage assassin named Gavrilo Princip fired not just the opening shots of the First World War but the starting gun for modern history, when he killed Archduke Franz Ferdinand.

  • Great Britain's Great War

    Great Britain's Great War
    Jeremy Paxman

    Paperback · 05 Jun 2014 · €11.99
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    Life in Britain during the First World War was far stranger than many of us realize. The author tells the story of the war through the experience of those who lived it - nurses, soldiers, politicians, factory-workers, journalists and children - explaining why we fought it so willingly, how we endured it so long, and how it transformed us all.

  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings

    I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
    Maya Angelou

    Paperback · 26 Jan 1984 · €11.99

    * One of America's most important classics, the first and best loved volume of Maya Angelou's bestselling six-volume autobiography is reissued in a new look to coincide with the publication of Celebrations

  • Ronan O'Gara: Unguarded

    Ronan O'Gara: Unguarded
    Ronan O Gara

    Paperback · 22 May 2014 · €11.99

    Ronan O'Gara has been at the heart of Munster and Irish rugby for the past fifteen years. Packed full of anecdotes and analysis of the teammates O'Gara has been proud to share the shirt with, this title offers a record of an era when Munster rose to triumph in Europe, and Ireland to win the Grand Slam, before crashing down to earth again.