New Island Press (Ireland) works with new and established Irish writers. It has served as a launch pad and home for some of the finest literary figures of recent decades. New Island publishes mainly literary fiction, poetry and drama. However, it also produces non-fiction titles on Irish topics, and it is these books ISBS distributes. ISBS carries their history and cultural titles which straddle the line between trade and academia. New Island Press was founded in 1992 by Edwin Higel.
Ireland and the Universal Declaration of Human Rights
Edited by: Donncha O'Connell
Amnesty International's Irish Section has published this book to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. Thirty leading social policy commentators from Ireland were invited to reflect and write - from their personal point of...
Paper - 9781848400443 - $ 30.00
An Irishman in the Holy Land
By David Lynch
This account is a product of Irish freelance journalist David Lynch's experiences in the Holy Land. While focusing on the contemporary life of ordinary Palestinians and Israelis, the book also delves into the contested history of the region, providing accessible background to...
Paper - 9781848400139 - $ 22.00
The Curragh Incident 1914
By Paul O'Brien
As the world marched to war in 1914, the army of the British Empire was secretly recovering from one of the most momentous events of its history. In the Curragh Army Camp in the rolling countryside of county Kildare, a senior British general and...
Paper - 9781848403147 - $ 17.99
Edited by: Marie Heaney
The Sunday Miscellany programme on RTE Radio 1 (Ireland's national broadcaster) has built and retained one of the most loyal listenerships in radio history. Here Marie Heaney compiles a selection of contributions from the last four decades. This collection will showcase the stunning array of talent,...
Paper - 9781848400504 - $ 27.00
The Secret History of Ireland's Baby Export Business (Updated and Expanded Edition)
By Mike Milotte
Mike Milotte's damning expose - of Church-State collusion in banishing thousands of vulnerable 'illegitimate' children from Ireland in the 1950s and 1960s - was first published to critical acclaim in 1997, and quickly achieved iconic status....
Paper - 9781848401334 - $ 27.50
The Battle for the General Post Office, 1916
By Paul O'Brien
On Easter Monday, 24th April 1916, members of the Irish Citizen Army and the Irish Volunteers, under the command of Padraig Pearse and James Connolly, occupied the General Post Office in Sackville Street, Dublin. From the portico of the iconic...
Paper - 9781848404274 - $ 12.99
An Untold Story of the H-Block Hunger Strike
Contributions by: Richard English
One of the most important books to emerge from the Troubles, and definitely the most courageous.--The Sunday Times ***"Richard O'Rawe deserves praise for charging one of the most cynical leaderships anywhere in this island with manipulating...
Paper - 9781848405547 - $ 17.99
We're going to make a play out of our own lives and we're putting it on in three weeks. Now let's get started.... ** As a new memoir from acclaimed playwright and director Peter Sheridan, Break a Leg tells the story of his life in the theater,...
Paper - 9781848401945 - $ 29.99
A Story of Art and Ireland
A vivid and entertaining account of artistic and literary Dublin in the 50s, 60s and 70s. Well known Irish journalist and editor of Irish current affairs magazine, Magill, Eamon Delaney reflects on his childhood and growing up as the son of one...
Paper - 9781848400566 - $ 25.00
The Thomas Davis Lecture Series 2008
Edited by: Jerusha McCormack
China and the Irish is a pioneering work, exploring the relations between the Chinese and Irish peoples. The book's essays cover a wide range of topics, from diplomatic history to music, from business to botanical exchanges and literary connections. What the...
Cloth - 9781848400429 - $ 45.00