My Irish Library

A typical Irish village, Glencoe, from John L. Stoddard’s Ireland.

For $20 I bought the following books at the Irish Cultural Center, from the wheeled shelf outside the Dutch door, in the Sunset sun:

John L. Stoddard’s Lectures: Supplementary Volume: Ireland, 1907

The Irish, by Donald S. Connery, 1968

My Dream of You, by Nuala O’Faolain, 2001

The Songs and Sonets of John Donne, 1956

Dancing at Lughnasa, screenplay by Frank McGuinness (based on Brian Friel’s play), 1998

Saint Patrick’s Rock, by Rev. Augustine O’Donnell, 1961

Rebel Irishwomen, by R.M. Fox, 1935

History of Ireland, by A.M. Nolan, 1905

Eleven Plays of William Butler Yeats, 1964

The Mentor Book of Irish Poetry, 1965

A History of Modern Ireland, by Edward Norton, 1971

The Genius of the Irish Theater, 1960

2 thoughts on “My Irish Library

  1. The lure of a bargain. In this case a genuine one. Often when I am visiting someone’s home, I look in vain for shelves full of books; often there are no books at all. We have far more books than shelves and I can’t imagine life without being surrounded by
    these old ‘friends’.

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