November 2019 Events

Murder One – Ireland’s International Crime Writing Festival

Venue: The Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 2
Date: Friday 1st to Sunday 3rd November
A gripping cast of crime and thriller writers have been lined up for Murder One 2019, taking place in Smock Alley Theatre on 1st to 3rd November. Supported by Dublin Libraries and Dublin City of Literature, Murder One boasts an intriguing blend of crime fact and fiction that will appeal to writers and readers alike. Martina Cole, Steve Cavanagh, Lucy Foley, Hallie Rubenhold, Joseph O’Connor and Liz Nugent are among the host of Irish and international writers who will be in Dublin for this landmark festival. See www.murderone.ie for information and tickets

Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Wednesday 6th November – 6pm until 7pm
‘Where the Crawdads Sing’ by Delia Owens is the Dalkey First Wednesday Bookclub book for November. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Bookstall for ‘Palestine +100’ edited by Basma Ghalayini

Venue: Robert Emmet Theatre, Arts Building, Trinity College Dublin
Date: Wednesday 6th November – 7pm
Palestine + 100 is the first anthology of science fiction from Palestine. The book poses a question to contemporary Palestinian writers: what might your home city look like in the year 2048 – exactly 100 years after Nakba, the displacement of more than 700,000 people? The result: contemporary Palestinian writers offering their own spin on the science fiction and fantasy genre. FREE but booking advised – tickets HERE.

Nigel Slater: ILFDublin Off The Page

Venue: O’Reilly Theatre – Belvedere College
Date: Wednesday 13th November – 7.30pm
ILFDublin is delighted to welcome food writer, journalist and broadcaster Nigel Slater to Dublin for a special Off The Page event to celebrate the publication of the second instalment of the hugely inspiring Greenfeast cookbooks. Nigel will be in conversation with best-selling author Marian Keyes. Info and Tickets via www.ilfdublin.com

The Classics Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 14th November – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Moonstone’ by Wilkie Collins is the Classics Reading Group book for November. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Dalkey Second Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Thursday 14th November – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Hazards of Time Travel’ by Joyce Carol Oates is the Dalkey Second Thursday Bookclub book for November. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

Dublin Book Festival 2019

Venue: Smock Alley Theatre, Dublin 2
Date: Thurs 14th to Sun 17th November
The Dublin Book Festival is one of Ireland’s most successful and vibrant book festivals, running since June 2006. This annual public festival showcases, supports and develops Irish publishing by programming, publicising and selling Irish published books, their authors, editors and contributors – all in an entertaining, festive, friendly and accessible environment that reflects the creativity and personality of the Irish publishing sector and its authors. For information and tickets see www.dublinbookfestival.com

DBF 2019 Book Launch for ‘The Lammisters’ by Declan Burke

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Fri 15th November 6.30pm-8pm
Join us for the launch of a novel, The Lammisters, by Declan Burke, published by No Alibis Press as part of Dublin Book Festival 2019. ‘Declan Burke is one funny bastard. With The Lammisters, he has presented us not alone with a book full of bootleggers, starlets, pirates, movie moguls and knaves in a Damon Runyon/Blackadder mash-up, but he also conducts a forensic analysis on the anatomy of a story, showing a healthy and justified contempt for scribblers’ Liz Nugent. Free and Everyone Welcome

DBF 2019 Book Launch for ‘Dark Enchantment’ by Dorothy Macardle

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Sat 16th November 6.30pm-7.30pm
Join us for the launch of the new title in Tramp Press’s ‘Rediscovered Voices’ series – ‘Dark Enchantment’ by Dorothy Macardle. First published in 1953, Dark Enchantment evokes a magical pre-war France, and was written after Macardle’s other successful and influential novels The Uninvited and The Unforeseen. This edition of Dark Enchantment features an introduction by Caroline B Heafey. Free and Everyone Welcome

Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Dalkey
Date: Tuesday 19th November – 6pm until 7pm
‘Akin’ by Emma Donoghue is the Dalkey Third Tuesday Bookclub books for November. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

The Third Thursday Bookclub

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 21st November – 6pm until 7pm
‘The Confession’ by Jessie Burton is the Third Thursday book choice for November. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

TBCT Get Active Bookclub for the Over 55s

Venue: The Gutter Bookshop, Cow’s Lane
Date: Thursday 28th November – 11am until Noon
‘The Second Sleep’ by Robert Harris is the Get Active choice for November. 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 28th November – 6pm until 7pm
’10 Minutes 38 seconds in this Strange World’ by Elif Shafak is the Gutter Bookshop Book Club pick for November. Sorry, this Reading Group is currently full.

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