February 2020 Events

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Book Launch : ‘After Repeal’ ed. by Kath Browne & Sydney Calkin

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 30th January – 6.30pm until 8pm
The referendum to overturn Ireland’s near-total abortion ban in 2018 stands as one of the most remarkable political events of recent times. The campaign to repeal the 8th amendment succeeded not only in challenging centuries of religious and patriarchal dogma, but in signalling a major transformation in Irish society itself. ‘After Repeal’ explores both the campaign and the implications of the referendum result for politics,identity and culture today. Free and Everyone Welcome.

The Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Wednesday 5th Feb – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Second Sleep’ by Robert Harris is the Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub book for February. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

The Classics Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 13th February – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Master and the Margarita’ by Mikhail Bulgakov is the Classics Reading Group book for February. We currently have a few spaces available in this bookclub – if you would like to join, please contact us on info@gutterbookshop.com or 01-6799206.

Dalkey Second Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Thursday 13th February – 6pm until 7pm
‘My Sister, the Serial Killer’ by Oyinkan Braithwaite is the Dalkey Second Thursday Bookclub book for February. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Tuesday 18th February – 6pm until 7pm
‘Shadowplay’ by Joseph O’Connor is the Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub books for February. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Book Launch : Melody Chadamoyo

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Tuesday 18th February – 6.30pm until 8pm
Melody Chadamoyo is a personal coach and speaker who inspires women to pursue individual growth through training and personal experience, and she empowers her clients to build rich personal and professional relationships, and to live their life to its maximum potential. Join us in the Gutter for the launch of Melody’s new book on her experiences.Free and Everyone Welcome.

The Third Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 20th February – 6pm until 7pm
‘Olive, Again’ by Elizabeth Strout is the Third Thursday book choice for February. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

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Book Launch : David Diebold ‘This Is How We Dance’

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Wednesday 26th February – 6.30pm until 8pm
From struggling actor to wannabe cook, aspiring filmmaker and national newspaper hack, David Diebold’s unconventional life
has placed him in some bizarre and precarious predicaments. By turns humorous and heartbreaking, the 52 vignettes in ‘This Is How We Dance’ encompass life, love and loss and they are soul-searching, searingly honest, and just plain strange. Join us in the Gutter for the launch of David Diebold’s new book ‘This Is How We Dance’.Free and Everyone Welcome.

TBCT Get Active Bookclub for the Over 55s

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 27th February – 11am until Noon
‘Akin’ by Emma Donoghue is the Get Active choice for February. 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 27th February – 6pm until 7pm
‘A Single Thread’ by Tracy Chevalier is the Gutter Bookshop Book Club pick for February. We currently have a few spaces available in this bookclub – if you would like to join, please contact us on info@gutterbookshop.com or 01-6799206.

GLDA Seminar 2020

Venue: The Crowne Plaza Hotel, Santry
Date: Saturday 29th February – 9am until 5pm
We are delighted to be booksellers at the Garden and Landscape Design Association annual seminar again this year with specialist titles for horticulturalists and landscape designers including books by the conference speakers. For more information on the seminar and tickets, please see www.glda.ie.

Forthcoming 2020 Events

Mountains To Sea dlr Book Festival 2020

Venue: Various in Dún Laoghaire
Date: Thursday 26th until Sunday 29th March
We’re very happy to be official booksellers at the Mountains To Sea dlr Book Festival in Dún Laoghaire again this year, with participanting authors including Curtis Sittenfeld, Colum McCann, Anne Enright, Louise Doughty, Niall Williams and Rebecca Solnit. And with poetry and family events including the legendary Michael Rosen. See www.mountainstosea.ie for information and tickets.

Book Launch : John Connolly ‘The Dirty South’

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 2nd April – 6.30pm until 8pm
We are delighted to welcome John Connolly back to the Gutter to launch his new Charlie Parker novel ‘The Dirty South’. “It is 1997, and someone is slaughtering young black women in Burdon County, Arkansas. But no one wants to admit it, not in the Dirty South. In an Arkansas jail cell sits a former NYPD detective, stricken by grief. He is mourning the death of his wife and child, and searching in vain for their killer. He cares only for his own lost family. But that is about to change… Witness the becoming of Charlie Parker”. Free and Everyone Welcome. If you can’t make the launch, you can order a Signed & Dedicated First Edition of ‘The Dirty South’ via our Signed 1st Editions page.


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