May 2019 Events

Bookstall for Hollie McNish at The Workman’s Club

Venue: The Workman’s Club, Wellington Quay
Date: Tuesday 30th April – 8pm
Holly McNish ‘writes with honesty, conviction, humour and love. She points out the absurdities we’ve grown too used to and lets us see the world with fresh eyes’ Kate Tempest. She is an Arts Foundation Fellow in Spoken Word, has garnered over ten million YouTube views for her online poetry performances and she was the first poet to record at London’s famed Abbey Road Studios. On Tuesday, 30th April, she will be at The Workman’s Club to perform poems and to chat honestly and openly about her latest poetry collections. And we’ll be there with books! For information and tickets see www.theworkmansclub.com

Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Wednesday 1st May – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Hunting Party’ by Lucy Fowley is the Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub book for May. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

The Classics Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 9th May – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Code of the Woosters’ by P.G.Wodehouse is the Classics Reading Group book for May. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Book Launch for ‘The Transatlantic Book Club’ by Felicity Hayes-McCoy

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Friday 10th May – 6.30pm until 8pm
Join us for the Dublin launch of ‘The Transatlantic Book Club’ by Irish author Felicity Hayes-McCoy. “Eager to cheer up her recently-widowed gran, Cassie Fitzgerald persuades Lissbeg library to set up a Skype book club, linking readers on Ireland’s Finfarran Peninsula with the little US town of Resolve, where generations of Finfarran’s emigrants have settled. But when the club decides to read a detective novel, old conflicts on both sides of the ocean are exposed, hidden love affairs come to light, and, as secrets emerge, Cassie fears she may have done more harm than good.” Free and Everyone Welcome.

Dalkey Second Monday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Monday 13th May – 6pm until 7pm
‘Circe’ by Madeleine Miller is the Dalkey Second Monday Bookclub book for May. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Book Launch for ‘Big Red’ by Damien Larkin

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Tuesday 14th May- 6.30pm until 8pm
Join us for the launch of ‘Big Red’ by Damien larkin, a new voice in Irish science-fiction. “Soldier Darren Loughlin holds the key to the fate of Earth’s Martian colonies but, with his battalion decimated, his fractured memory holds the only clues to the colony-wide communications blackout.” Free and Everyone Welcome.

Book Launch for ‘Oh When The Saints’ by Peter Money

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Wednesday 15th May – 6.30pm until 8pm
A remarkable new coming-of-age novel from acclaimed Vermont poet Peter Money. “Young Denny follows sounds and sensations in the hope of a bright future. A great city clutter has to be negotiated. Finding love is a small miracle. Keeping his eye to the kaleidoscope, Peter Money writes with artistry and invention.” —Philip Davison. “A strange, elliptical novel of ideas, told in punchy, poetic prose; Peter Money’s is a vivid, fresh and welcome voice.” Nuala O’Connor. Free and Everyone Welcome.

The Third Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 16th May – 6pm until 7pm
‘Daisy Jones and the Six’ by Taylor Jenkins Reid is the Third Thursday book choice for May. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

International Literature Festival Dublin 2019

Venues: Venues across Dublin
Dates: Saturday 18th until Sunday 26th May
We are thrilled to be official booksellers for the International Literature Festival Dublin again this year. Why not pick-up a pre-festival read from the Cow’s Lane bookshop and join us at the venues across Dublin City Centre for an event? Tickets and Information available at www.ilfdublin.com

Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Tuesday 21st May – 6pm until 7pm
‘Grief is the Thing with Feathers’ by Max Porter is the Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub book for May. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

TBCT Get Active Bookclub for the Over 55s

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 23rd May – 11am until Noon
‘The Narrow Land’ by Christine Dwyer Hickey is the Get Active choice for May. This bookclub is part of the TBCT Get Active initiative for the active retired over 55s. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

The Gutter Bookshop Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 23rd May – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Ruin’ by Dervla McTiernan is the Gutter Bookshop Book Club pick for May. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Bookstall for Murder One : Jeffrey Deaver

Venue: City Hall, Dublin 2
Date: Friday 24th May at 7.30pm
We are delighted to be official booksellers for the Murder One Crime Festival and will be attending their ‘Midsummer Murder’ events in Dublin’s City Hall. Jeffery Deaver is the No.1 international bestselling author of more than thirty novels including ‘The Bone Collector’, his new thriller ‘The Never Game’ is a gripping page-turner that, in true Deaver style, will keep you awake all night. Information and Tickets – www.murderone.ie

Bookstall for Murder One : James Ellroy

Venue: City Hall, Dublin 2
Date: Wednesday 30th May at 7.30pm
The second ‘Midsummer Murder’ event for Murder One Crime Festival is with James Ellroy. He is the author of the acclaimed ‘LA Quartet’: The Black Dahlia, The Big Nowhere, LA Confidential and White Jazz. His new novel ‘This Storm’ is a brilliant historical crime novel, a pulse-pounding, as-it-happens narrative that unfolds in Los Angeles and Mexico in the wake of Pearl Harbor. Information and Tickets – www.murderone.ie


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Forthcoming Events

Bookstall for Murder One : Karin Slaughter

Venue: City Hall, Dublin 2
Date: Thursday 13th June at 7.30pm
The third ‘Midsummer Murder’ event for Murder One Crime Festival is with Karin Slaughter. A No. 1 bestselling author and worldwide household name, with over 35 MILLION books sold, her new novel is ‘The Last Widow’. The routine of a family shopping trip is shattered when Michelle Spivey is snatched as she leaves the mall with her young daughter. The police search for her, her partner pleads for her release, but in the end they find nothing. It’s as if she disappeared into thin air…‘Her characters, plot, and pacing are unrivaled’ Michael Connelly. Information and Tickets – www.murderone.ie

Dalkey Book Festival 2019

Venues: Across Dalkey
Dates: Thursday 13th to Sunday 16th June
We are delighted to be official booksellers for the Dalkey Book Festival again this year. It’s always a great weekend, packed with fantastic writers, so pick-up a pre-festival read from our Dalkey bookshop and join us at the venues across Dalkey for an event! Information and tickets are available at www.dalkeybookfest.org

‘You Will Be Safe Here’ by Damian Barr

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Monday 17th June – 6.30pm until 7.30pm
We are delighted to welcome Damian Barr, the author of bestselling memoir ‘Maggie and Me’, to the Gutter to talk about his first novel ‘You Will Be Safe Here’ which as been described as ‘completely gripping and profoundly moving’ by Maggie O’Farrell. This event is ticketed (but free!) and fully seated. Please secure your seat here – www.eventbrite.ie