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Sally Rooney's Normal People tops UK book charts as readers fall for TV version

Costa award-winning love story of Connell and Marianne takes top slot from David Walliams’ bestselling children’s book SlimeSally Rooney’s Normal People has flown to the top of the UK’s book charts more than two years after it was published, thanks to the release of the TV adaptation starring... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-05-13 15:44:19 UTC ]
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Normal People in Love: Sally Rooney’s Ordinary Universal Characters, by Natalia Lomaia

Book Reviews Natalia Lomaia Left: Daisy Edgar-Jones and Paul Mescal in Normal People (2020) / Courtesy of IMDB Sally Rooney’s 2018 novel is a meticulous observation, or even a study, of how one human being can have immense, intense power over another.... Continue reading at 'World Literature Today'

[ World Literature Today | 2020-04-23 13:18:03 UTC ]
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Hachette Ireland to publish fictional account of Guinness sisters

Hachette Books Ireland has acquired two books by Irish author and journalist Emily Hourican who was inspired by the real-life story of the Guinness founder's daughters.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-04-09 12:27:08 UTC ]
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BBC to film series based on Sally Rooney's hit debut novel

Conversations with Friends will follow Rooney’s Normal People that will air in April The BBC has commissioned a 12-part series based on Sally Rooney’s hit debut novel Conversations with Friends in the hope that fans of the young Irish author will bring in younger audiences.The BBC is to show its... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-02-25 10:19:05 UTC ]
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Michael Fassbender to adapt Kevin Barry’s Night Boat to Tangier.

Good news, lovers of brooding Irish actors and tragicomic literary noir: Michael Fassbender—the Academy Award-nominated Hiberno-German star of Inglourious Basterds, Shame, and the latest incarnation of the X-Men movies—has optioned the film rights to Night Boat to Tangier, Irish author Kevin... Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

[ Literrary Hub | 2019-12-18 17:38:18 UTC ]
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Edna O’Brien wins David Cohen Prize for 'moving mountains both politically and lyrically'

Eighty-eight-year-old Irish author Edna O’Brien has won the £40,000 David Cohen Prize for Literature for having “broken down social and sexual barriers for women in Ireland and beyond and moved mountains both politically and lyrically through her writing”. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-11-26 18:17:47 UTC ]
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Announcing the Sunday Times PFD Young Writer of the Year Award shortlist

From meditations on the d/Deaf experience to short stories blurring the mythic and the gothic with the everyday, from mixing the personal and political to a young woman uncover the truth about her family’s past – four outstanding writers have today been named on the shortlist for The Sunday... Continue reading at 'British Council global'

[ British Council global | 2019-11-04 12:55:09 UTC ]
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Ireland's new writing talent: Naoise Dolan and Molly Aitken

Dublin-born Naoise Dolan and fellow Irish author Molly Aitken are among the most hotly tipped début authors for 2020; here they discuss the inspiration behind their first novels. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-18 23:44:32 UTC ]
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Everything with Words signs Eve McDonnell debut

Independent publisher Everything with Words has acquired world English rights to Elsetime, a middle-grade debut by Irish author Eve McDonnell. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2019-07-16 01:32:37 UTC ]
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Torn apart: the vicious war over young adult books

Authors who write about marginalised communities are facing abuse, boycotts and even death threats. What is cancel culture doing to young adult fiction?Earlier this month, the author and screenwriter Gareth Roberts announced that his story was being removed from a forthcoming Doctor Who... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2019-06-15 08:00:15 UTC ]
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The Public Private Life Of Young Love In Sally Rooney's 'Normal People'

In the Irish author's second novel, two teens explore sex, secrets and what intimacy is worth. Continue reading at 'The Huffington Post'

[ The Huffington Post | 2019-04-04 09:45:07 UTC ]
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Waterstones: Normal People by Sally Rooney named book of the year

Normal People, the Irish author's second novel, is named the year's best book by the UK chain. Continue reading at 'BBC News'

[ BBC News | 2018-11-29 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Bloomsbury, S&S UK and Trapeze triumph in pre-LBF deals

Eley Williams’ debut novel, a flurry of auctions for literary agent newbie Sam Hodder and an Australian kidnapping thriller from an Irish author are some of the projects causing furore ahead of next week's London Book Fair. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2018-04-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Irish author with terminal cancer reaches No 1 after campaign

Support from authors including Marian Keyes sees Emma Hannigan’s Letters to My Daughters become a bestseller, after she announces ‘all avenues have been exhausted’ in her treatmentEmma Hannigan’s Letters to My Daughters has shot to the top of book charts in Ireland, after the author announced... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2018-02-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Children’s Books Ireland launches reading campaign

Children’s Books Ireland (CBI) is hoping to get kids across the country reading in October through the "Read Everywhere in 2015", campaign. For the campaign, also known as "Níl Turas Níos Fearr Ná Turas le Leabhar!" in Irish, CBI will run a range of activities, including a "The Danger is... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-09-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Louise O'Neill wins inaugural YA Book Prize

Louise O’Neill was yesterday (19th March) announced as the winner of the inaugural YA Book Prize. The Irish author was given the £2,000 award at a ceremony at Foyles’ flagship bookshop in Charing Cross, London, for her debut novel Only Ever Yours (Quercus), a dystopian, feminist satire on how... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2015-03-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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O'Brien scoops Frank O'Connor award

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 08:30 The world's richest short story prize, the Frank O'Connor International Short Story Award, has been awarded to an Irish author for the first time, with Edna O'Brien winning for her collection Saints and Sinners (Faber).... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-09-19 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Crossan writes three YA titles for Bloomsbury

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Thu, 30/06/2011 - 15:01 Bloomsbury has acquired three YA books by Irish author, Sarah Crossan. Senior commissioning editor Ele Fountain acquired the trio of titles through Julia Churchill at Greenhouse, with the first title, Breathe, to be... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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