Each month our Booksellers pick their favourite recent titles and review them. Many of their choices have gone on to become bestsellers as well as great selections for Book Clubs.

Dubray Recommends . . . September 2016



Girl With The Lower Back Tattoo

Paperback, 25/08/2016, €21.30
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. From award-winning comedian, writer, producer and actress Amy Schumer comes The Girl with the Lower Back Tattoo, a thoughtful, honest and hysterical collection of (very) personal essays.

The Lesser Bohemians

01/09/2016, €19.85
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. One night in London an eighteen year old girl, recently arrived from Ireland to study drama, meets an older actor and a tumultuous relationship ensues. Set across the bedsits and squats of mid-nineties north London, this novel tells story about love and innocence, joy and discovery, the grip of the past and the struggle to be new again.


Hardback, 08/09/2016, €18.45

A Child of Books

01/09/2016, €18.45
DUBRAY CHILDRENS BOOK OF THE MONTH. A beautiful, poignant and timely manifesto for the myriad rewards of reading and sharing the enjoyment of stories.

Grief is the Thing with Feathers

Paperback, 01/09/2016, €11.35
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. In a London flat, two young boys face the unbearable sadness of their mother's sudden death. Their father, a Ted Hughes scholar and scruffy romantic, imagines a future of well-meaning visitors and emptiness. In this moment of despair they are visited by Crow - antagonist, trickster, healer, babysitter.

Here I am

06/09/2016, €18.45


Paperback, 01/09/2016, €12.75
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. An exhilarating nature memoir about recovering from alcoholism in Orkney that was a runaway hit in hardback - 'A future classic' New Statesman

Content Provider

Paperback, 04/08/2016, €21.30
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. Over the last five years, often when David Mitchell has been on holiday, the comedian Stewart Lee has been attempting to understand modern Britain, and his own place in it, in a series of irregular newspaper columns. This title collects these columns.


Paperback, 01/09/2016, €11.35
DUBRAY STAFF TEEN RECOMMENDED READ. Everyone said the Graces were witches. They moved through the corridors like sleek fish, ripples in their wake. Stares followed their backs and their hair. They had friends, but they were just distractions. They were waiting for someone different. All I had to do was show them that person was me. But are they really what they seem?

To the Bright Edge of the World

02/08/2016, €21.30
DUBRAY STAFF RECOMMENDED READ. From the internationally bestselling author of THE SNOW CHILD comes an extraordinary story of discovery, adventure, and a husband and wife tested by the different paths their society expects them to tread.