Romping through Gulliver’s Travels by At it Again! Launch
Join At it Again! to celebrate the launch of their new book, Romping through Gulliver’s Travels, in the wonderful setting of Books Upstairs Cafe on Thursday, 2nd March at 6.30pm.
Spend a fun evening with At it Again! who are the creative heads behind the Romping through Irish Literature series of pocket guides and related goodies which take you on a literary adventure, exploring Irish writers, their works and the places that inspired them.
Their new title celebrates Jonathan Swift’s 350th birthday this year. It is based on his mad trip Gulliver’s Travels. It’s a fun way to discover Dublin and follow Gulliver’s journey. Dip into it if you are embarking on Gulliver’s Travels for the first time or even if you are at it again! It distills the stories and features maps, things to do and see, titbits and great quotes.
Entry is free, but places are limited. Please RSVP by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Date & Time: Thursday, 2nd March 2017, 6.30pm
Location: Books Upstairs, 17 D’Olier St, Dublin 2
“His soul swooned slowly as he heard the snow falling faintly through the universe.” – The Dead, Dubliners, James Joyce.
We swooned ourselves when we made it onto the Daily Edge with our new Christmas Card based on James Joyce’s short story The Dead from Dubliners. They have selected it as one of their wonderfully Irish alternative Christmas cards.
You can find the card here or at the following stockists:
You can also buy it directly from us if you would like to meet the Makers. Just look for us at the following Christmas Markets:
Our The one in the Snow print featuring the same image as the card is also available at the above stockists and markets.
Print from Romping through Dubliners by At it Again! – The one in the Snow
James from At it Again! reads Ulysses by James Joyce
When I was in school, we had a book of English prose examples which included an extract from the Aeolus section in Ulysses. At the time, even without the context of the rest of the book, there was something remarkable about it. The writing was so rich and evocative that it has stayed with me ever since. Here’s a section from the original, where a bunch of newspaper men are talking and one of them paraphrases a speech.
…When Fitzgibbon’s speech had ended John F Taylor rose to reply. Briefly, as well as I can bring them to mind, his words were these. Continue reading
The Picture of Dorian Gray is Oscar Wilde’s famous Gothic novel about the wish for eternal youth and its terrible consequences. As the evenings grow shorter it is a perfect tale to read in the run up to Hallowe’en. The following 10 things will help you bring The Picture of Dorian Gray to life in Oscar Wilde’s hometown of Dublin.
At it Again! kicked into touch at the Trinity Welcome Village from 1st – 3rd September. The event was organised for the Aer Lingus College Football Match between Boston College and Georgia Tech.
Over the three days we entertained visitors including the Lord Mayor of Dublin with our literary shenanigans from quizzes to readings from the original books in our Romping through Literature collection. Continue reading