Two publications focusing on the Milberg Collection of Irish Theater are being published by the Friends of the Princeton University Library and will be available for purchase beginning October 13, 2006.

The first is a complete catalogue of the Irish Theater Collection, compiled and with a preface by J. Howard Woolmer, an introduction by Wes Davis, and biographical essays by Rebecca Berne and Megan Quigley describing the 82 playwrights represented in the collection. $65.

The second publication is a special Irish theater issue of the Princeton University Library Chronicle, including essays on the history of Irish theater from Dion Boucicault to the present day, reminiscences by Edward Albee, Sebastian Barry, Brian Friel, Stephen Rea, and Colm Tóibín, and excerpts from a new play by Marina Carr. $60. Complete table of contents.

To purchase either of these publications, please contact Linda Oliveira at or 609-258-3155. Friends of the Princeton University Library will automatically receive the issue of the Chronicle. For information on joining the Friends, and other publications, go to