Briefly Noted | Final chapter for much-loved Dublin bookstore – The Irish Times – Thu, Feb 03, 2011

From the publisher’s point of view, Purcell says he and many others in the industry would often use the café in the Dawson St branch to hold meetings. “They were one of the few places who did great Dublin coddle! I used it for a lot of my meetings in the city centre. The sense of there being a literary hub in that area is gone. What it means too is thousands of books will not be on shelves for people to see, and so large amounts are not going to sell next year.”

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