Books and Authors

at the Celtic Cafe


Welcome to the library! There are lots of new books coming out this year, so check back again often and see what we've been reading! Scroll down for older items and a list of some of the authors we've featured in the past:

Current Features

The Mountain of Marvels Aaron Shepard retells from the Mabinogion
The Navigator

Eoin McNamee's imaginative new work for YA

The Donegal Woman John Throne's expose of the hiring system
Farrell's Irish Papers Brief review by George Miller

Recent Releases

Lord of the Dance: My Story

Michael Flatley's autobiography

Drone On! A High History of Celtic Music Winnie Czulinski's whimsical romp through the ages
An Irish History of Civilization Don Akenson's "scholarship and the Irish diaspora as you have never seen them before"

Featured Authors from the Archive

Frank McCourt

Pulitzer Prize winning author of Angela's Ashes and Teacher Man

Maeve Binchy Masterful novelist of contemporary Ireland
Morgan Llywelyn The "high priestess of Celtic historical fiction"
Andrew Greeley Catholic priest, author of Irish Crystal and many others
Brendan O'Carroll Ireland's popular comedian and playwright
Nancy Monaghan Celtic mysteries for younger readers
Timothy O'Grady Author of I Could Read the Sky
Diana Gabaldon Bestselling author of the Outlander series
Martin Melhuish Celtic Tides: Traditional Music in a New Age