Angela’s Ashes by Frank McCourt
The Silent People by Walter Macken
The Country Girls by Edna O’Brien
The Broadsheet Book Of Unspecified Things That Look Like Ireland edited by Aidan Coughlan
Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín
The Green Road by Anne Enright
Eureka Street by Robert McLiam Wilson
The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan
Normal People by Sally Rooney
The Sea by John Banville
10 of the best books set in Ireland – that will take you there (The Guardian)
Brown Brick by James Lawless
Heard any good books lately?
Writer and voice artist Heber Rowan writes:
A short audiobook called ‘Brown Brick’, I narrated for Dublin author James Lawless, is now on sale and I would like to offer Broadsheet readers a number of FREE UK promotion codes…
This is a story about an elderly man from the LGBT community in Dublin at the end of his life and a strange desire to break down a brick wall piece by piece….
Brown Brick by James Lawless (Audible)
Contemporary Irish Documentary Theatre.
The first anthology of Irish documentary drama. Featuring six writers interrogating and commenting on crucial events of Irish history and of the diaspora.
This was published yesterday. We’d planned to have a big Dublin bash to launch it, alas it was not to be. Still, we got our first review in, and it would make great quarantine reading!
Purchase online here
Review: Contemporary Irish Documentary Theatre (British Theatre Guide)
Glasnevin, Dublin 9.
Barbara Evert, Eugene Langan and unnamed pooch inspect a free book stall supplied by the residents of Glanevin Hill.
Spotted in the window of Oxfam Ireland on Francis Street, Dublin 8.
Thanks Colm Cronin
A ‘cinematic interpretation of the ‘bookface style’ filmed over two days at Erlangern in Bavaria by Jacco Kliesch.