Dublin: One City One Book

See the books that have been chosen for Dublin: One City, One Book since it began in 2006.
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If Ever You Go: a map of Dublin in poetry and song, the choice for Dublin: One City, One Book 2014 is a collection of poems, ballads and songs from a range of literary luminaries connected with Dublin. It includes writing by both historical and contemporary figures, among them Swift, Synge, Yeats, Joyce, Kavanagh and Ó Direáin as well as Seamus Heaney, Eavan Boland, Dermot Bolger, Paula Meehan, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Derek Mahon.

If Ever You Go: a map of Dublin in poetry and song, the choice for Dublin: One City, One Book 2014 is a collection of poems, ballads and songs from a range of literary luminaries connected with Dublin. It includes writing by both historical and contemporary figures, among them Swift, Synge, Yeats, Joyce, Kavanagh and Ó Direáin as well as Seamus Heaney, Eavan Boland, Dermot Bolger, Paula Meehan, Nuala Ní Dhomhnaill and Derek Mahon.

Fallen by Lia Mills, the Dublin: One City one Book choice for April 2016.

Fallen by Lia Mills, the Dublin: One City one Book choice for April

Lia Mills, author of fallen, chosen book for Dublin: One City, One Book, April 2016. Also #2cities1book in partnership with Belfast!

Lia Mills, author of fallen, chosen book for Dublin: One City, One Book, April Also in partnership with Belfast!

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice in 2010. Dorian Gray is young, rich and beautiful. When he sees an exquisite portrait of himself, he is bewitched and offers his soul in return for eternal youth and good looks.

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice in Dorian Gray is young, rich and beautiful. When he sees an exquisite portrait of himself, he is bewitched and offers his soul in return for eternal youth and good looks.

Fallen, chosen book for Dublin: One City, One Book, April 2016. With author Lia Mills, in the background. Also #2cities1book in partnership with Belfast!

Fallen, chosen book for Dublin: One City, One Book, April With author Lia Mills, in the background. Also in partnership with Belfast!

Strumpet City by James Plunkett was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2013. It depicts a pivotal event in Irish social history - the mass lockout of trade unionists by employers in 1913 - and has a wonderfully memorable cast of characters - not least the city itself.

Strumpet City by James Plunkett was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2013. It depicts a pivotal event in Irish social history - the mass lockout of trade unionists by employers in 1913 - and has a wonderfully memorable cast of characters - not least the city itself.

Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice for 2011.  The novel is loosely based on the love affair between the great Irish playwright John Millington Synge and the Abbey Theatre actress Molly Allgood.

Ghost Light by Joseph O'Connor was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice for The novel is loosely based on the love affair between the great Irish playwright John Millington Synge and the Abbey Theatre actress Molly Allgood.

The classic gothic vampire tale Dracula by Bram Stoker was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice in 2009.

The classic gothic vampire tale Dracula by Bram Stoker was the Dublin: One City, One Book choice in

A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry was Dublin: One City, One Book in 2007. In this novel Barry brings to life the divided loyalties that many Irish soldiers felt during the First World War and maps one man's transition as the war separates him from everything he knows and loves.

A Long Long Way. A Long Long Way evokes the camaraderie and humour of Willie and his regiment, the Royal Dublin Fusiliers, but also the cruelty and sadness of war, and the divided loyalties that many Irish soldiers felt.

At Swim-Two-Birds by Flann O'Brien. 2006 choice for Dublin: One City, One Book. At Swim-Two-Birds is a novel of chaos, a wild and comic send up of Irish literature and culture which should be enjoyed for its exuberance and irreverence towards all sacred cows.

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