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A Handful of Halloween Reads from Tramp Press

Happy Halloween /Oíche Shamhna sona daoibh go léir! Are you traipsing from house to house for sweets in a (new) mask today? We’re curled up indoors enjoying the atmosphere, eating sweets, and reading spooky books. Here are, in no particular order, some books from our list that make for a perfect Samhain read. You can […]

Tramp Press Bookshop of the Month: Gutter Bookshop, Dublin

Name & Job Title: Marta Starosta, Festival & Online Manager/BooksellerBookshop Name: The Gutter Bookshop Tell us about your bookshop. Each of the Gutter Bookshops is an oasis of calm, a treasure trove with hidden gems where all your bookish dreams can come true. We’ll be turning 12 this year as a company (started by Bob […]

Browser 16: Spaghetti! Rigatoni! Orecchiette!

What we’re browsing, watching, reading, eating Online Laura Waddell [LW]: This article is a couple of years old but has been doing the rounds again. Dave Holmes writing in Esquire posits there’s a lost era of music, roughly from 2003 to 2012, where we no longer access the mediums we listened to music through (think […]

Tramp Press Bookshop of the Month: Lighthouse, Edinburgh

Name & Job Title: Mairi, Owner/BooksellerBookshop Name: Lighthouse – Edinburgh’s Radical Bookshop What makes this bookshop special? We’re a bookshop with a mission – we believe passionately in the power of books to affect change, to be part of shaping new narratives and feeding radical imagination. You’ll see this borne out in the team we […]

Browser 15: I Hope the Fishmonger is Vaccinated

What we’re browsing, watching, reading, eating Online Laura Waddell [LW]: The level of control Britney Spears has been subject to is incredibly disturbing. This is a detailed long read by Ronan Farrow and Jia Tolentino on how the conservatorship she’s under has isolated and disenfranchised her, wrestling control of all aspects of her life away […]

Tramp Press Bookshop of the Month: Kennys, Galway

Name & Job Title: Tomás Kenny, BooksellerBookshop Name: Kennys Bookshop Tell us about your bookshop. We’re a family bookshop. My grandparents set it up 81 years ago and they had 6 kids, 5 of whom still work in the business. Now we have third and fourth generations working with us. We’re a bit different in […]