The PBFA’s Dublin Book Fair for 2012 starts today at the old Freemasons Hall in Molesworth Street, Dublin. Irish & mainland UK dealers together under one roof and offering a wonderful selection
News & Updates
This year we welcome Stephen Foster & James Jaffe. Stephen is a London-Irish bookseller with a veritable array of enticing stock, coupled with an endearingly persuasive manner, so mind your cheque books. James Jaffe is a legendary New York dealer in literary first editions and manuscripts, once touted by Samuel Beckett as “the fella to see in NY”.
Our fair manager, Joe McCann, is soon off to the New York Book Fair, hoping to find a few gems to bring back to the Dublin fair in October. Read his account here upon his return, along with recommendations on where to stay, eat and drink in the Big Apple. An té a bhíónn siúlach, bíonn scéalach [He who travels has stories to tell].
One to be written in your diary, if not in your heart, Dublin’s 2012 PBFA Premier Fair will be held on the 6th & 7th October. An initial list of exhibitors has been added, with updates & highlights to be published as they come in