Featuring the poem "When Will My Time Come", contributed by the President of Ireland, Michael D Higgins

In this book... can journey from Shakespeare to Heaney, from comedy to science fiction, from play to poetry, from ancient Rome to the 29th century. There is philosophy, newspaper interviews, a seanfhocal (Irish saying), religion, a fairy tale, sickness and health, wisdom, loneliness and joy. There are contributions in French, German, Spanish, English and Irish.

Authors include: Jane Austen, William Blake, Miguel de Cervantes, Cicero, Louise G Cole, Samuel Taylor Coleridge, Greg Delanty,  Charles Dickens, George Eliot, Benjamin Franklin, Sinéad Gleeson, Jacob and Wilhelm Grimm, Sara Gruen, Thomas Hardy, Seamus Heaney, William Ernest Henley, Jonas Jonasson, Jenny Joseph,  Patrick Kavanagh, John Keats, Fr Tom Kelleher, Omar Khayyam, Michael Longley, Michael McCarthy, Lucilla Maclaren Spillane, Jorge Manrique, Thomas Moore, Pablo Neruda, Tomás O'Crohan, Desmond O'Grady, Lani O'Hanlon, Liam Ó Muirthile, Plato, Peig Sayers, John Scalzi, Michaela Schrage-Frueh, William Shakespeare, Dan Simmons, Elizabeth Strout, Jonathan Swift, Arthur Symons, JM Synge, Alfred, Lord Tennyson, Leo Tolstoy, William Trevor, Renée Vivien, Myra Brooks Welch, Oscar Wilde, William Wordsworth, WB Yeats and more...