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The Granta Book of the Irish Short Story

Paperback, 03/11/2011, €12.95
The Man Booker prize-winning author's critically acclaimed selection of the best Irish short stories of the last sixty years, following Richard Ford's best-selling Granta Book of the American Short Story.

Green Road

Paperback, 02/05/2019, €12.15
Hanna, Dan, Constance and Emmet return to the west coast of Ireland for a final family Christmas in the home their mother is about to sell.

The Gathering

Paperback, 05/01/2008, €12.15
The nine surviving children of the Hegarty clan gather in Dublin for the wake of their wayward brother Liam. It wasn't the drink that killed him - it was what happened to him as a boy in his grandmother's house, in the winter of 1968. This novel is about love and disappointment, about thwarted lust and limitless desire.

Yesterday's Weather: Includes Taking Pictures and Other Stories

Paperback, 05/03/2009, €12.95
Presents a series of stories about women stirred, bothered, or fascinated by men they cannot understand, or understand too well. This book features characters that are haunted by the ghosts of the lives they might have led - lit by new flames, old flames, and flames that are guttering out.

The Green Road

Paperback, 07/01/2016, €12.15
The children of Rosaleen Madigan leave the west of Ireland for lives they never could have imagined in Dublin, New York and various third-world towns. In her early old age their difficult, wonderful mother announces that she's decided to sell the house and divide the proceeds.

Making Babies: Stumbling into Motherhood

Paperback, 04/08/2005, €12.15
Presents a funny record of the journey from early pregnancy to age two. Written in dispatches, typed with a sleeping baby in the room, the author has the rush of good news - full of the mess, the glory, and the raw shock of it all. She also bears a visceral and dreamlike witness to the first years of parenthood.


Paperback, 20/02/2020, €18.95
This is the story of Irish theatre legend, Katherine O'Dell, as written by her daughter Norah. Katherine's life is a grand performance, with young Norah watching from the wings. As Norah uncovers her mother's secrets, she acquires a few of her own.

The Forgotten Waltz

Paperback, 29/03/2012, €12.15
If it hadn't been for the child then none of this might have happened. She saw me kissing her father. She saw her father kissing me. The fact that a child got mixed up in it all made us feel that it mattered, that there was no going back.

What are You Like?

Paperback, 01/03/2001, €12.15
When Maria turns twenty, she falls in love. She is in the wrong town and he is the wrong sort of man. Going through his things, she finds a photo of herself when she was twelve years old. She has the same smile, but she is wearing the wrong clothes: she is the same, only different. This novel follows the lives of Maria and the girl in the picture.

The Wig My Father Wore

Paperback, 01/01/1996, €12.15
A tale of sex, death and reproduction, by the author of "The Portable Virgin". When Stephen arrives on her doorstep and asks for a cup of tea, Grace's life is transfigured. He committed suicide in 1934, but now, nostalgically, he spends his nights hanging by the neck in Grace's shower.