Brian Leyden, local novelist, short story writer, screenwriter, documentarian, editor, and mentor will launch Gerry’s newest book, “The Far Side of Happiness” on Friday November 24th at 6pm in King House Boyle.
Sixteen stories, sixteen intriguing situations and a cast of fascinating characters populate “The Far Side of Happiness” a debut short story collection by Gerry Boland, published by Arlen House.
Available in all good book shops.
We are delighted to host a Winter Pages event here over 2 days on Friday 15th and Saturday 16th December. on Friday December 15th The Root of the Matter with Michele Horrigan and Seanie Barron is a free event starting at 8.30pm. Pre booking is essential
On Saturday December 16th we have a number of salon style events throughout the day beginning with readings by June Caldwell and Kevin Barry at 2pm
A discussion with Hugh O’Conor on Photography at 3.30pm
Screening of ‘A Lament for the Lament for Art O’ Laoire’ the film by Bob Quinn with discussion by artist Sean Lynch at 7pm and The Movement by Mary Nunan with a reading of The Second Stage by Claire Louise Bennett at 9pm
Tickets for the Saturday event are €20 and are on sale now from 0719650828 or www.thedock.ie
Established in 2006, The Reading Room is an independent bookshop, based in the picturesque town of Carrick on Shannon, Co Leitrim. We offer a wide and eclectic selection of books and host book clubs, book related events and readings.
We are always happy to recommend books based on customer preference and sell book tokens, both national and our own and offer a bespoke subscription service, where a carefully chosen book will be posted once a month for the chosen time period.
We currently do not sell online but if you would like us to get something for you do get in touch at email@example.com