We will be closed for a week commencing tomorrow, Monday January 27th, until Monday February 3rd. See you then & have a nice week.
In a rare departure, The Booker Prize committee awards this years prize to both Margaret Atwood and Bernadine Evaristo for their respective works, “The Testaments” & “Girl, Woman, Other.” Our congratulations to them both.
EYES ON THE PRIZE, FOLKS! “ Booze, of course, and then curtains.” Sir Kingsley Amis, speaking in 1986 when asked how he would spend his Booker Prize cheque… Since its original launch 50 years ago, the Booker Prize in its various guises – the Booker–McConnell Prize from 1969 to 2001 and subsequently the Man Booker Prize from 2002 to 2019 and simply The Booker […]
J An embarrassment of riches to choose from as we enter the 2019 West Cork Literary Festival, which runs from July 12 through July 19. Best selling titles this month so far include: The Wych Elm – Tana French This is a brilliant page-turner, which The Guardian singled out as also “ far deeper and […]