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Sally Rooney won’t release new bestseller in Israel, publisher says, intensifying debate on cultural boycott

The Irish author of "Beautiful World, Where Are You" has been open about her opposition to Israeli government policies. Continue reading at 'The Washington Post'

[ The Washington Post | 2021-10-12 11:46:18 UTC ]
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How Colm Tóibín Burrowed Inside Thomas Mann’s Head

In writing his new novel, the Irish author spent years tracing the secret yearnings of Mann—who, he says, played a lifelong “game between what was revealed and what was concealed.” Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-09-13 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney Gets Outside of People’s Heads

In her third novel, “Beautiful World, Where Are You,” the Irish author observes her unhappy young protagonists from a notable distance. Continue reading at 'New Yorker'

[ New Yorker | 2021-09-10 10:00:00 UTC ]
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Beyond normal: new novel brings Sally Rooney mania to bookshops across UK

Many shops plan to open early for the arrival of Sally Rooney’s latest novel, Beautiful World, Where Are You next monthWhen they were children they lined the streets in their witch hats and capes, keen to pick up the latest Harry Potter title as bookshops opened their doors at midnight. Now they... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2021-08-28 15:00:00 UTC ]
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Author Lucinda Riley dies after four-year cancer battle

Bestselling Irish author Lucinda Riley, best known for the Seven Sisters series, has died after battling cancer for four years.   Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-06-12 03:14:18 UTC ]
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Edna O’Brien to receive France’s highest cultural distinction

Irish author Edna O’Brien is to be named Commander in the French “Ordre des Arts et Lettres” by the French minister of culture, in recognition of her body of work.  Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2021-03-05 01:15:23 UTC ]
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Guess How Much I Love You author Sam McBratney dies aged 77

The Northern Irish author was best known for his story of Little Nutbrown Hare and Big Nutbrown Hare, which sold more than 50m copiesSam McBratney, the author of the bestselling picture book Guess How Much I Love You, has died at the age of 77.The Northern Irish author died on 18 September, his... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2020-09-21 14:12:28 UTC ]
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Transworld pre-empts two titles from Andrea Mara

Transworld has pre-empted The Playdate from Irish author Andrea Mara, as well as a second title. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-09-10 16:51:45 UTC ]
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Picador picks up new novel from Ridgway

Picador has picked up the first novel in eight years from award-winning Irish author Keith Ridgway. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-08-24 11:52:26 UTC ]
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Hickey wins £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for The Narrow Land

Irish author Christine Dwyer Hickey has won the £25,000 Walter Scott Prize for her “masterpiece” The Narrow Land (Atlantic), exploring the marriage of artists Edward and Jo Hopper. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2020-06-14 12:10:56 UTC ]
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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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