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

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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

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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

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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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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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BBC Three adapting Sally Rooney's Conversations with Friends

BBC Three is adapting Sally Rooney’s 2017 debut novel, Conversations with Friends, into twelve half an hour episodes directed by Oscar-nominated Irish film director Lenny Abrahamson. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Faber pre-empts Ross' 'rare' love story 15 years in the making

Faber has pre-empted Leone Ross' "lightning bolt of a novel", about two star-crossed lovers finding their way back to one another over a single day. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Italians (mostly) love Elena Ferrante’s new novel. Here’s what Americans can expect.

“The Lying Life of Adults” arrives in the United States in June: An Italian reader’s spoiler-free preview. Continue reading at The Washington Post

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The Book People unable to secure buyer makes 155 redundant

The Book People made 155 of its staff redundant on Friday (10th January) after failing to find a buyer. The company will continue to trade online with retained staff "for as long as possible" and "whilst any remaining interest is explored", its administrators have said. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Go Beyond Sally Rooney With These 13 Irish Women Novelists

It’s a confusing thing, being Irish. We’re European with none of the sophistication, and for a tiny island, we have an impressive lack of consistency. That said, we also have an impressive literary output. Our politics, social movements, and religions have born enough conflict to make a canon... Continue reading at Electric Literature

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Refinery29 Brings in Ex-Nylon Editor, TIME Makes 3 More Hires | People on the Move

[caption id="attachment_127941" align="alignright" width="150"] Gabrielle Korn[/caption] Refinery29 hired Gabrielle Korn as fashion and culture director, responsible for building the young women's brand’s voice in style, culture, identity, and world events, while also growing its digital... Continue reading at Folio Magazine

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For the Love of Libraries: Four Authors on What Makes Libraries Wonderful

Writer's Digest asked four authors about what libraries mean to them. Here’s what the greats have to say about what makes libraries so great. The post For the Love of Libraries: Four Authors on What Makes Libraries Wonderful by Ericka McIntyre appeared first on Writer's Digest. Continue reading at Writer's Digest

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With her new book, Raina Telgemeier makes a gutsy move. Kids and parents will love it.

The beloved graphic novelist writes bravely about her childhood anxieties in “Guts.” Continue reading at The Washington Post

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Cutting Print: Making It Work When Publishing Days Must Go

When a large U.S. newspaper cuts print publication days or curtails home delivery, headlines may scream media apocalypse. But for Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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