Sally Rooney | 'You should make work that you don't necessarily expect people to like or love'

A precocious young Irish writer whose début was at the heart of a seven-way auction has produced a novel that belies its creator’s years, reckons Alice O’Keeffe. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

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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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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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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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In ‘The Liar’s Dictionary,’ People Work on the Definition of Love and Many Other Words

Eley Williams’s first novel follows characters living in London more than a century apart who toil to compile the same ill-fated dictionary. Continue reading at The New York Times

[ The New York Times | 2021-01-05 10:00:02 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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Sally Rooney's Normal People wins big at British Book Awards

The Irish writer's "exceptional" novel beat Michelle Obama to the top prize at The British Book Awards. Continue reading at BBC News

[ BBC News | 2019-05-14 00:00:00 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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Cat People, Riposte and Works that Work: the niche world of indie magazines

Mainstream mags may be shutting down, but specialist publishing has never been in healthier shape. So which magazines should you be subscribing to?While mainstream magazines are seeing sales fall, and long-standing titles such as Loaded are printing their final issues, the world of niche,... Continue reading at The Guardian

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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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Sally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You tops UK book charts

In its first week on sale, Rooney’s new novel has outsold Jamie Oliver and beaten day-one sales of her previous book Normal People by 1,200% at WaterstonesSally Rooney’s Beautiful World, Where Are You has shot to the top of the UK’s book charts, selling more than 40,000 copies in just five... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2021-09-14 14:20:14 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney's Beautiful World, Where Are You finds the top spot

Sally Rooney's Beautiful World, Where Are You (Faber) has debuted in the UK Official Top 50 number one spot, selling 46,065 copies in its first week on sale, making it the fastest selling Adult Fiction title since sales figures returned in March. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2021-09-14 00:26:45 UTC ]
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Sally Rooney’s latest novel is a lucid, nuanced story about coming of age in a broken world

“Beautiful World, Where Are You” more than lives up to the promise of its predecessors and even exceeds the hype. Continue reading at The Washington Post

[ The Washington Post | 2021-09-10 12:00:00 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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Meet Our New Release Index: How it Works and Why You’ll Love It

The Book Riot New Release Index allows book lovers to view ALL upcoming book releases in one centralized place. Learn more now! Continue reading at Book Riot

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Sally Rooney to Publish ‘Beautiful World, Where Are You’

The novel, which follows four young people in Ireland, is part of a two-book deal for the best-selling author of “Normal People” and “Conversations With Friends.” Continue reading at The New York Times

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‘The Prophets’ reimagines the lives of enslaved people with the epic love story of two men

Jones’s debut is an important contribution to American letters, Black queer studies and the present moment’s profound reckoning with the legacy of America’s racialized violence. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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When book storage is limited, people get desperate. Don’t make the mistakes I did.

I suppose I knew a greenhouse wasn’t the ideal place for some of my most treasured possessions. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Why do so many people love horses? ‘Because horses.’

Sarah Maslin Nir has long been captivated by the creatures — and she’s hardly alone. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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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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