Trashface publications & news

01May

Release of The Man Who Would Not Die by Thomas Page
The Man Who Would Not Die is now available for Purchase on site. A unique sci-fi horror novel featuring one of the most unusual ghosts in literary history...

10April

US Launch of The Man Who Would Not Die by Thomas Page
US launch of The Man Who Would Not Die by Thomas Page, at Dark Delicacies in Burbank.

24Sep

Michael O'Leary presents Declan Ganley with 100 Reasons to Vote Yes to Lisbon II
Michael O'Leary was debating Declan Ganley yesterday and he kicked off by presenting him with a copy of our book...

24Sep

Andrew Kernan covers Lisbon book in Galway Advertiser
A minor miracle occurred today when a journalist actually read our book and discovered it was not 232 pages of jokes about Carla Bruni. Andrew Kernan (probably the world's most intrepid reporter) had these lovely things to say...

22Sep

Ryanair Chief Executive endorses Lisbon Treaty Book
Ryanair Chief Executive Michael O’Leary endorses Nick McGinley’s new book ‘100 Reasons to Vote YES to Lisbon II’. "I have read it and I think it's brilliant".

25Aug

Launch Party for 100 Reasons to Vote YES to Lisbon II
This was a lot of fun and I greatly appreciate the support of everyone who made it. We didn't do obsessive photographing but there are some to see if you click here. We sold out of all the books we had on the night and again I thank everybody who bought one.

18Aug

100 Reasons to Vote YES to Lisbon II
Trashface's definitive guide to the Lisbon Treaty is now available for pre-order online at a bargain price of €7. The official publication date is 14th August, so get it before then to take advantage of this excellent offer with free shipping to whomever you please!

10July

Paleo Psycho Pop
Trashface launches Paleo Psycho Pop Selected Writings 1995-2008 by Hilarius Hofstede. Paleo Psycho Pop is the name of the magazine launched in broadsheet format at the conclusion of Hofstede’s Moscow-Amsterdam-Dublin tour of 1996; from April to September of that year he had created performances and actions, made suites of exhibitions for showing in Moscow, Amersfoort, Amsterdam and Dublin. In addition there are two selections from his other published writings, De Markies Van Water and Microsoft Mon Amour. With a comprehensive introduction by Patrick Healy, this publication represents a thorough introduction to the writings of a substantial European artist.

22Dec

Essay on Irish Swearing Available in Secret Book & Record Store
If you need to get your hands on a copy of An Essay on Irish Swearing before Christmas (or during the sales) then you can get a copy in The Secret Book and Record Store on Wicklow Street. You'll need to keep your eyes open to find this one. Pass Tower Records walking away from Grafton Street and not far on you'll see an open doorway. There's usually a blackboard pointing you down a narrow passage and into the shop. A good stock of "quality" literature and non-fiction (not generally pulp bestsellers or airport fiction); this one is also recommended highly to vinyl collectors. It is also available in the wonderful Winding Stair Bookshop by the Ha'penny Bridge.

08Dec

Some welcome recognition
A little welcome recognition for Trashface from the Evening Herald courtesy of Mr Tom Galvin. The Herald was kind enough to run this charming article about us in August...but Trashface, being a tad dense, did not pick up on the fact till now!

06Dec

Caption Competition Reminder
Please, please, please don't forget to enter our caption competition and earn yourself 450 euros.

06Nov

An Essay on Irish Swearing
William Carleton's classic work on the Oaths and Curses of the Irish People available again for the first time in 175 years. This new edition has a cover that makes it a perfect gift for an easily offended family member or friend.

04Nov

Witchfinder General
Witchfinder General, the classic horror novel by Ronald Bassett is now available for purchase. Ronald Bassett’s vivid, gripping novel chronicles the adventures of Matthew Hopkins, self-appointed Witchfinder General.

04Nov

Caption Competition Mark II (and a half)
As announced we have increased the prize for the caption competition to €450 (USD$570) as well as extending the deadline to December 21st 2008. We have not yet got a caption we can use but we'll be advertising in Irish and UK Newspapers and hope to find one that hits the spot.

06July

Carl Einstein and German Expressionism
Added updated biography of Carl Einstein and a brief essay on German Expressionism.

02June

Chief Bookperson
Trashface has recently appointed a Chief Bookperson, Miss Elske Rahill. Elske will be responsible for everything apart from counting the money.

01jun

The Shadow Before; Who Is Lewis Pinder?; Twilight Journey
Trashface is planning three new titles by LP Davies for release in June...watch this space.

28may

Caption Competition Mark II
We've re-opened our original caption competition. This time we expect some magic you humans, so try harder. We're offering €300 (US$463) for the best caption for our title image, for use on a brochure. Enter the competition now and the winner will be announced on 14th October 2008 - John's Birthday. Open to anyone, from any country where our money is good.

14mar

Caption Competition
We're offering €275 (US$390) for the best caption for our title image, for use on a brochure. Enter the competition now and the winner will be announced on 26th April 2008. Open to anyone, from any country where our money is good.

02mar

The Hephaestus Plague
Thomas Page's The Hephaestus Plague in its first new edition since 1974. First published by G.P. Putnam's of New York, this classic bio-terror novel introduces the wonderfully misanthropic Professor Parmiter, a man whose determination to fulfill the biological destiny of his beloved insects threatens the whole of humankind...
What Did I Do Tomorrow?
LP Davies 1972 Science Fiction thriller revisits Davies' intense obsession with lost identity, deception and small english country villages. Enter a world of chain smoking and gentle chauvinism where the recent past becomes the distant future...
Bebuquin
The first single volume english language translation of this seminal German expressionist novel, with an introduction by Patrick Healy.

01mar

Trashface launches

Trashface is a specialist publisher focusing on reviving neglected classics across a range of genres both fiction and non-fiction. To understand the genesis of Trashface and what we are trying to achieve click here.


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