Tag Archives: books

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?


Read on.

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)

Out now.

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.

Ellie writes:

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)

Also non-fiction.

This afternoon.

Spotted in the window of Oxfam Ireland on Francis Street, Dublin 8.

In fairness.

Thanks Colm Cronin