Monday, 6 June 2011

June Events at The Gutter Bookshop

Book Launch for Down These Green Streets Edited by Declan Burke
Venue: The Gutter Bookshop      Date: Tuesday 7th June – 6pm until 7.30pm

‘Down These Green Streets’ is an outstanding collection of short fiction, essays and interviews that brings together 28 of Ireland’s most talented crime writers including Arlene Hunt, Brian McGilloway, Declan Hughes, Gene Kerrigan, John Banville, John Connolly, Stuart Neville and Tana French . We are delighted to be hosting the launch party where many of the contributors will be signing copies of both a paperback and a limited edition hardback. It would be criminal to miss this one! Free and everyone welcome.

You Can Heal Your Life: The Teachings of Louise L. Hay – a talk by Grainne O’Kane
Venue: The Gutter Bookshop      Date: Wednesday 8th June – 6pm until 7pm

Louise L. Hay is one of the world’s most popular practitioners of self-empowerment. Grainne O’Kane is a licensed teacher of the Heal Your Life workshops and has offered to give a free introductory talk at The Gutter Bookshop to explain how learning this method has enriched her life. This event is free but places are limited so please contact us to book a seat.

Book Launch for The Brothers Lot by Kevin Holohan
Venue: The Gutter Bookshop      Date: Wednesday 15th June – 6.30pm until 8pm

We are thrilled to be launching the debut novel from Brooklyn-based Irish writer Kevin Holohan. Already described as ‘unforgettable’ and ‘wonderfully dark’ this satirical novel explores the hypocrisy of old-school Catholic education in a down-at-heel Dublin school.  Free and everyone welcome.

Poetry Night
Venue: The Gutter Bookshop      Date: Thursday 16th June - 6pm until 7.15pm

If you enjoy reading, listening to, or writing your own poetry come along to our Poetry Night. Attendees can read from their own work, or from poets they admire or if you prefer you can simple come along to listen.  Free and everyone welcome.

Independent Bookseller’s Week – Saturday 18th to Saturday 25th June

We are proud to be an independent bookshop and we’ll be celebrating this year’s Independent Bookseller’s Week. See for more information on this annual event.

Book Launch for Sustenance by Elizabeth Wassell
Venue: The Gutter Bookshop      Date: Tuesday 21st June – 6pm until 7.30pm

We are delighted to welcome Elizabeth Wassell back to The Gutter Bookshop following our launch for her last book ‘Dangerous Pity’ in 2010. Her new novel centres on Lily, an American food critic living in Dublin, whose tumultuous past threatens to catch up and overwhelm her present. Free and everyone welcome.

Temple Bar Cultural Trust Get Active Book Club for the Over 55s
Venue: The Gutter Bookshop      Date: Thursday 23rd June – 11am until 12.15pm

‘Cutting for Stone’ is the Get Active book choice for June. This bookclub is organized by the Temple Bar Cultural Trust as part of their Get Active programme for the active retired. If you are interested in joining please see for full details.

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