September 2019 Events

Book Launch for ‘The Peeler’s Notebook’ by Barry Kennerk

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Tuesday 3rd September 6pm until 7.30pm
Join us for the launch of this new Irish history book that draws on a selection of archival sources and newspaper accounts to cast a fresh light on one of the liveliest eras in the history of Irish policing; in the process adding a raucous, sometimes poignant miscellany of tales to the story of Dublin’s past. Free and Everyone Welcome.

Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Wednesday 4th September – 6pm until 7pm
‘Overstory’ by Richard Powers and/or ’10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World’ by Elif Shafak are the Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub books for September. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Book Launch for ‘Love, Zelda’ by Vicky Kavanagh

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Wednesday 4th September – 7pm until 8.30pm
Join us for the launch of ‘Love, Zelda’ by Vicky Kavanagh. Zelda and Scott Fitzgerald birthed a new age and heralded a new way of being. But behind every myth is the true story. A truth more gripping than the fiction. This is Zelda’s story, as it’s never been told. Free and Everyone Welcome.

Murder One : Linwood Barclay

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Friday 6th September 6.30 until 8pm
We are delighted to welcome Linwood Barclay to the Gutter as part of the Murder One Crime Festival. A New York Times bestselling author and with nearly twenty novels to his credit, have been translated into more than two dozen languages and sold millions of copies. His latest thriller ‘Elevator Pitch’ is a riveting tale of psychological suspense that will chill readers to the bone. Information and Tickets – www.murderone.ie

Book Launch for ‘The Hiding Game’ by Louise Phillips

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Tuesday 10th September – 6.30pm until 8pm
We are delighted to welcome bestselling crime author Louise Phillips back to the Gutter Bookshop for the launch of her new crime thriller ‘The Hiding Game’, a gripping courtroom drama that’s pacy, tightly plotted and full of suspense.
Free and Everyone Welcome.

The Classics Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 12th September – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Heart of Darkness’ by Joseph Conrad is the Classics Reading Group book for September. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Dalkey Second Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Thursday 12th September – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Cow Book’ by John Connell is the Dalkey Second Thursday Bookclub book for September. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Tuesday 17th September – 6pm until 7pm
‘Unsheltered’ by Barbara Kingsolver and/or ‘French Exit’ by Patrick deWitt are the Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub books for September. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Book Launch for ‘Selfish Women’ by Lisa Downing

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Wednesday 18th September – 6.30pm until 8pm
Drawing on figures from French, US, and UK contexts, including Rachilde, Ayn Rand, Margaret Thatcher, and Lionel Shriver, and examining discourses from psychiatry, media, and feminism with the aim of reading against the grain of multiple orthodoxies, this book asks how revisiting the words and works of selfish women of modernity can assist us in understanding our fraught individual and collective identities as women in contemporary culture. This book is an essential read for those with interests in cultural theory, feminist theory, and gender politics. Free and Everyone Welcome.

The Third Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 19th September – 6pm until 7pm
‘Leonard and Hungry Paul’ by Rónán Hession is the Third Thursday book choice for September. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Culture Night 2019 – Kids’ Storytime

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Friday 20th September 5pm until 5.45pm
Join us for the most exciting evening of the year! At 5pm, the evening’s activities kick off with a special family event – a storytime for kids 0-6 years (but everyone is welcome!) Just call in and join us at 5pm to hear some special stories as we celebrate 10 Years of the Gutter Bookshop this Culture Night! More information on Culture Night is available at www.culturenight.ie

Culture Night 2019 – ‘What’s the Future for Dublin’s Cultural Spaces?’ Panel Discussion

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Friday 20th September 6.30pm until 7.30pm
The announcement of the imminent closure of The Bernard Shaw venue in early September, following the destruction of the Tivoli Theatre and the cancellation of the Christmas Flea Market has highlighted a rapid decline in Dublin’s homegrown cultural scene and affordable spaces for creative people to experiment and test ideas. Join us this Culture Night as our Culture Panel including Willie White from Dublin Theatre Festival, Louise Bruton from The Irish Times and Pure Shores club night, & others discuss the future for Dublin’s cultural spaces and what we can do to protect them. Free and All Welcome.  More information on Culture Night is available at www.culturenight.ie

Children’s Books Ireland Conference 2019 – Belonging

Venues: The Lighthouse Cinema, Dublin 7
Dates: Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd September
We are delighted to be official booksellers at the Children’s Books Ireland Conference again this year – a weekend-long celebration of the very best in children’s books. This year’s theme is ‘Belonging’ – examining what it means to be human and to be part of a community or a tribe. More information available at www.childrensbooksireland.ie

Book Launch for ‘Nourishing Life the Yang Sheng Way’ by Deirdre Courtney

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Tuesday 24th September – 6pm until 7.30pm
Join us in our Dalkey shop for the launch of this new book by local author Deirdre Courtney which combines the wisdom of classical Chinese medicine with modern nutritional science to explore the concept of Yang Sheng, which means to nourish life by nurturing body, mind and spirit in harmony with the natural rhythms and universal laws. Free and Everyone Welcome.

TBCT Get Active Bookclub for the Over 55s

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 26th September – 11am until Noon
‘Night Boat to Tangier’ by Kevin Barry is the Get Active choice for September. 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 26th September – 6pm until 7pm
‘Sweet Sorrow’ by David Nicholls is the Gutter Bookshop Book Club pick for September. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.


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