Marrowbone Books is a small second-hand bookshop in Dublin 8. We have a good selection of good books. Mostly paperbacks. Mostly pretty cheap. We don't have everything, but we usually have the good stuff.

We're home to Ireland's best selection of Alison Lurie books, one assumes.


  1. Mon 11-7
  2. Tue closed
  3. Wed 11-7
  4. Thu 11-7
  5. Fri 11-7
  6. Sat 11-7
  7. Sun 11-7 


78 The Coombe, Dublin 8, IE

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We send out the occasional missive about goings-on at the shop.

We're temporarily closed until February to facilitate some building work upstairs. Don't worry: we've signed a new (long) lease so we're not going anywhere.

The best way to reach us in the interim is email (

Book subscriptions will continue normally.