Book List:31 titles
  • A bold, haunting novel about the uncertainty of memory and how we contend with the past. Just moved into a new apartment, alone for the first time in years, Victor Forde goes every evening to Donnelly's for a pint, a slow one. One evening his dri...


  • The BFB (Big Fat Baby) is missing! Can Rover the wonder dog and his little nephew Messi (who is actually very tidy) track her down? While Rover and co. are hot on the trail of the BFB, via Granny Mack's backpack, the post lady's basket and a plane bo...


  • The Black Dog of Depression has descended over the adults of Dublin. Uncles are losing their businesses, dads won’t get out of bed, mothers no longer smile at their children. Siblings Raymond and Gloria have had enough and set out one night with on...


  • An imaginative short story inspired by real events, taken from the collection, BEYOND THE STARS, and written and illustrated by two award-winning talentsTold from the perspective of the Russian dog Tsygan, this is the story of the first living creatu...


  • Two men meet for a pint or two in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, curse the ref, say a last farewell In this second collection of comic dialogues Doyle's drinkers ponder: - a topless Kate Middleton - Barack and Michelle Ob...


  • Jimmy Rabbitte of The Commitments returns in the triumphant new novel from the Booker Prize -- winning author The distinct wit and lively, authentic dialogue that are the hallmarks of Roddy Doyle’s fiction are on a full display as he reintroduce...


  • A collection of sublimely funny dialogues inspired by a year’s worth of news.  Two men meet for a pint in a Dublin pub. They chew the fat, set the world to rights, take the piss… They talk about their wives, their kids, their kids’ pets, their...


  • Mary O'Hara is a sharp and cheeky 12-year-old Dublin schoolgirl who is bravely facing the fact that her beloved Granny is dying. But Granny can't let go of life, and when a mysterious young woman turns up in Mary's street with a message for her Grann...







  • The Man Booker Prize-winning author takes the pulse of modern Ireland with a masterful new collection of stories. Roddy Doyle has earned a devoted following for his wry wit, his uncanny ear, and his ability to fully capture the hearts of his chara...


  • After spending thirty years in America, Henry Smart returns to Ireland in this moving finale to his story. At the end of Oh, Play That Thing, the second volume of Roddy Doyle's trilogy about Henry Smart, Henry, his leg severed in an accident with ...


  • A story of male friendship, sometimes gone astray. Dave, Pat and Ben have been best friends since they were kids. They do everything together, and they all love their dear Liverpool football club. On a trip to see their favorite team in action, they ...


  • Doyle's debut picture book is perfect for anyone who has loved, lost, or known the value of family. This powerful story explores grief and the healing power of laughter, with Doyle's unmistakable insight and gentle humor. Full color."...


  • Danny Murphy is going to meet his brother, Jimmy. They haven't seen each other in more than twenty years, and Danny is nervous. On the way to the pub, Danny begins to remember the good times and the bad times, the humor, the fights and the pivotal ar...


  • A novel of mothers lost and found. Grainne's Mom disappeared years ago when her parents were divorced, and Mom moved to the U.S. Now, bafflingly, she's reappeared and wants to meet. What could she be up to? To get out of the way of this mysteriou...


  • For his many devoted readers: the first collection of stories from Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle. For the past few years Roddy Doyle has written stories for Metro Eireann, a magazine by and for immigrants to Ireland. Each of the stories ...


  • When Roddy Doyle published The Woman Who Walked into Doors in 1996, critics and readers alike hailed it as a tour de force of literary ventriloquism that captured both the vulnerability and strength of a thirty-nine-year-old Dublin housewife with a f...


  • Roddy Doyle’s last novel, A Star Called Henry, was chosen by the The New York Times Book Review as one of the eleven Best Books of the Year; The Washington Post said it was “not only Doyle’s best novel yet; it is a masterpiece, an extraordinari...


  • A DOG IN SHINING ARMOR? A TODDLER TO THE RESCUE? Mr. Mack's been arrested for a small misunderstanding at the bank (involving a saw inconveniently shaped like a machine gun). Meanwhile, Mrs. Billie Jean Fleetwood-Mack is missing (off trying to se...


  • In aid of Amnesty International, this is a brilliant 'serial' novel by fifteen of the very brightest talents in Irish writing. It begins with Roddy Doyle and ends with Frank McCourt. In between thirteen other Irish writers spin an increasingly elabor...


  • Christmas is under threat! Rudolf the red-nosed reindeer only works one night a year-but, unfortunately, he's chosen Christmas Eve to take a sickie. When your star sleigh-puller is stable-ridden with the flu, what do you do? You call Rover...Join Rov...


  • A POO DISASTER! The Gigglers usually know what they're doing. When adults are mean to kids -- making them go to their room without dinner or forcing them to wear clothes they hate -- the Gigglers won't let them get away with it. They make sure the g...


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    12 completely new stories, written by 12 of the most celebrated voices in fiction today; clever, outrageous, witty, edgy, tender, wicked... this is what they meant by "original." Bestselling author Nick Hornby has brought together a star-studded g...


  • Born in the Dublin slums of 1901, his father a one-legged whorehouse bouncer and settler of scores, Henry Smart has to grow up fast. By the time he can walk he's out robbing and begging, often cold and always hungry, but a prince of the streets. By E...


  • From the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha, the heartrending story of a brave and tenacious housewife Look for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017Paula Spencer is a thirty-nine-year-old working-class woman ...


  • A one-volume edition of the celebrated trio of novels about the Rabbitte family, from the Booker Prize-winning author of Paddy Clarke Ha Ha HaLook for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017The Barrytown Trilogy gathers Roddy’s...


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    Winner of the Booker Prize – Roddy Doyle’s witty, exuberant novel about a young boy trying to make sense of his changing worldLook for Roddy Doyle’s new novel, Smile, coming in October of 2017It is 1968. Patrick Clarke is ten. He loves Geronimo...


  • Meet the Rabbitte family, motley bunch of loveable ne'er-do-wells whose everyday purgatory is rich with hangovers, dogshit and dirty dishes. When the older sister announces her pregnancy, the family are forced to rally together and discover the stran...


  • Roddy Doyle’s acclaimed Booker Prize-nominated novel, “a darker portrayal of midlife crisis and an expansively farcical chain of misadventures” (The New York Times Book Review)   Jimmy Rabitte, Sr., is unemployed, spending his days alone and mi...






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    Take a group of fame-starved, working-class Irish youths who call themselves The Commitments, give them a paradoxical passion for the music of Sam Cooke and Otis Redding, and a mission-to bring Soul to Dublin-and you have the makings of one of the mo...


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    Jimmy Rabbitte hates jazz, always has. But his wife Aiofe loves it, and Jimmy loves Aiofe. So when, in attempt to convert him, she buys him two tickets for a Keith Jarrett concert he decides to take Outspan, former member of Jimmy's band The Commitme...