It has been open for almost two months now and is owned by Gina and her boyfriend, Karl.
Gina is from Hong Kong originally but has been living in Ireland for ten years. She did fashion design in the Dun Laoghaire Arts School and it was always her dream to one day open her own shop.
I’m one of those people who loves the smell of books. Although kindles, iphones and tablets are great there really is nothing better than wandering around a physical book shop and picking up something you never set out to buy.
One of the best places in Dublin City to dig for one of these literary treasures is The Secret Book & Record Store.