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The Blackwater Lightship

by Colm Toibin & Stephanie Roth Scribner (October 07, 2014)

It is Ireland in the early 1990s. Helen, her mother Lily, and her grandmother Dora have come together, after a decade of estrangement, to tend to Helen's beloved brother, Declan, who is dying of AIDS. Under...


Nora Webster: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (August 29, 2014)

From one of contemporary literature’s bestselling, critically acclaimed, and beloved authors: a “luminous” novel (Jennifer Egan, The New York Times Book Review) about a fiercely compelling young widow...


Black Lake: A Novel

by Johanna Lane Little, Brown and Company (May 20, 2014)

"A lush, beguiling beauty, like the Ireland of its setting"* about a family losing grip of its legacy: a castle estate on the cliffs of Donegal.

*Elisa Albert, author of The Book of Dahlia

The Campbells have...


Brooklyn

Costa Book Award for Best Novel 2009

by Colm Toibin Scribner (May 05, 2009)

Colm Tóibín’s New York Times bestselling novel—now an acclaimed film starring Saoirse Ronan and Jim Broadbent nominated for four Academy Awards including Best Picture—is “a moving, deeply satisfying...


Red Sky in Morning: A Novel

by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company (November 05, 2013)

A tense, thrilling debut novel that spans two continents, from "a writer to watch out for" (Colum McCann).

It's 1832 and Coll Coyle has killed the wrong man. The dead man's father is an expert tracker and ruthless...


Next of Kin

by John Boyne St. Martin's Press (August 20, 2013)

John Boyne has been heralded as "one of the most imaginative and adventurous of the young Irish novelists working today" by the Irish Independent. He achieved bestseller status and won numerous awards worldwide...


Loopy

by Dan Binchy St. Martin's Press (August 27, 2013)

Dan Binchy's first two novels were delightful stories of small town Ireland and filled with a range of eccentric and hilarious characters. Both books received warm praise--The Washington Post called The Neon...


The Fields: A Novel

by Kevin Maher Reagan Arthur Books (August 13, 2013)

Kate Atkinson welcomes a first novel that's "a joy to read: fresh, funny, and always unexpected."

It's the first summer of lust for 14-year-old Jim Finnegan, a boy trying to become a man in 1980s Dublin. Jim's...


Mondo Desperado: A Serial Novel

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 16, 2010)

Patrick McCabe has long been recognized as a writer of rare talent and unique voice, whose vision of the world is so distinctive that "McCabesque" has become an adjective with multiple meanings, including "exquisitely,...


Emerald Germs Of Ireland

by Patrick McCabe HarperCollins e-books (November 23, 2010)

"There is something special about the relationship we all have with our mothers . . . "

Meet Pat McNab, forty-five years old, and about to embark on a homicidal rampage sparked by matricide. Or is he?

Pat spent...


This Side of Brightness

by Colum Mccann Henry Holt and Co. (June 25, 2013)

From the author of Songdogs, a magnificent work of imagination and history set in the tunnels of New York City.

In the early years of the century, Nathan Walker leaves his native Georgia for New York City and...


Songdogs

by Colum Mccann Picador (June 25, 2013)

With unreliable memories and scraps of photographs as his only clues, Conor Lyons follows in the tracks of his father, a rootless photographer, as he moved from war-torn Spain, to the barren plains of Mexico,...


On the Floor

by Aifric Campbell Picador (June 25, 2013)

"The smartest financial novel since The Bonfire of the Vanities, and the first with a fully drawn female heroine."—Frank Partnoy, bestselling author of F.I.A.S.C.O.: The Inside Story of a Wall Street Trader...


This Is the Way

Kerry Group Irish Fiction Award 2013

by Gavin Corbett Farrar, Straus and Giroux (March 05, 2013)

Anthony Sonaghan is hiding out in an old tenement house in Dublin: he fears he's reignited an ancient feud between the two halves of his family. Twenty-first-century Dublin may have shopping malls and foreign...


The Testament of Mary

by Colm Toibin Scribner (November 13, 2012)

PROVOCATIVE, HAUNTING AND INDELIBLE, Colm Tóibín’s portrait of Mary presents her as a solitary older woman still seeking to understand the events that become the narrative of the New Testament and the foundation...


City of Bohane

International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award 2013

by Kevin Barry Graywolf Press (March 13, 2012)

* Shortlisted for the 2011 Costa Book Award in the First Novel category *

A blazingly original, wildly stylish, and pulpy debut novel

"City of Bohane, the extraordinary first novel by the Irish writer Kevin Barry,...


Why Should You Doubt Me Now?

by Mary Breasted Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 01, 1993)

The Virgin Mary had made an untoward appearance in Dublin. Is she real? Is she a hoax? Mary Breasted's gift for poking fun where it hurts the most has produced an irreverent, irrepressible, unforgettable book....


Skippy Dies

by Paul Murray Farrar, Straus and Giroux (August 31, 2010)

Why does Skippy, a fourteen-year-old boy at Dublin's venerable Seabrook College, end up dead on the floor of the local doughnut shop?

Could it have something to do with his friend Ruprecht Van Doren, an overweight...


Molly Fox's Birthday

by Deirdre Madden Picador (April 27, 2010)

A Finalist for the Orange Prize

It is the height of summer, and celebrated actor Molly Fox has loaned her house in Dublin to a friend while she is away performing in New York. Alone among all of Molly's possessions,...


The South: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (October 30, 2012)

In 1950, Katherine Proctor leaves Ireland for Barcelona, determined to escape her family and become a painter. There she meets Miguel, an anarchist veteran of the Spanish Civil War, and begins to build a life...


The Heather Blazing: A Novel

Encore Award 1993

by Colm Toibin Scribner (October 30, 2012)

Colm Tóibín’s second “lovely, understated” novel that “proceeds with stately grace” (The Washington Post Book World) about an uncompromising judge whose principles, when brought home to his own family,...


Blind Man's Bluff

by Aidan Higgins Dalkey Archive Press (August 28, 2012)

A commonplace book of anecdotes and cartoons, Aidan Higgins’s Blind Man’s Bluff is a compendium of tart and comic insights into sight itself, as well as other varied indignities: personal, historical, and...


When All Is Said

by Anne Griffin St. Martin's Publishing Group (March 05, 2019)

THE INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLER & INDIE NEXT PICK

"Griffin's stunning debut, brimming with irresistible Irish-isms, is an elegy to love, loss and the complexity of life." –People Magazine

One of Goodreads' 43 Most...


Heartland

by Patrick McCabe New Island Books (March 29, 2018)

‘This world is a bad dream.’

Seven men wait in Mervyn’s Mountain Bar, awaiting the arrival of Tony Begley and his six-inch boning knife, Sweety. Ray ‘Ringo’ Wade hides above them in the rafters, silent...


My Coney Island Baby

by Billy O'Callaghan Harper (April 09, 2019)

An exquisite, heart-breaking novel by an Irish discovery.

Radiant with beauty, longing, and desire, and deeply touching, this literary novel, reminiscent of the works of William Trevor and Colm Tóibín, evokes...


The Country Girls: Three Novels and an Epilogue

by Edna O'Brien Farrar, Straus and Giroux (November 14, 2017)

A treasure of world literature back in print, featuring a new introduction by Eimear McBride

The country girls are Caithleen “Kate” Brady and Bridget “Baba” Brennan, and their story begins in the repressive...


The Innocent of Falkland Road

by Carlo Gébler New Island Books (September 08, 2017)

London, Summer, 1964. The Beatles have just released A Hard Days Night and the swinging sixties are fast approaching. Ralph, twelve years old, waves his mother goodbye as she disappears to the U.S. to work for...


Malarky

by Anakana Schofield Biblioasis (April 03, 2012)

What happens when a woman loves her boy so intensely she destroys him? A striking new voice in Irish fiction.


The Weight of Him

by Ethel Rohan St. Martin's Press (February 14, 2017)

"Deeply moving and memorable." —Roxane Gay, author of Bad Feminist and Hunger

"First-time novelist Rohan shows impressive acuity in portraying the many facets of Billy's and his family's grief." --Booklist

At...


The Library at the Edge of the World

by Felicity Hayes-McCoy Harper Perennial (November 14, 2017)

November 2017 LibraryReads Pick

In the bestselling tradition of Fannie Flagg and Jenny Colgan comes Felicity Hayes-McCoy’s U.S. debut about a local librarian who must find a way to rebuild her community and...


House of Names: A Novel

by Colm Toibin Scribner (May 09, 2017)

* A Washington Post Notable Fiction Book of the Year

* Named a Best Book of 2017 by NPR, The Guardian, The Boston Globe, St. Louis Dispatch

From the thrilling imagination of bestselling, award-winning Colm Tóibín...


The Little Red Chairs

by Edna O'Brien Little, Brown and Company (March 29, 2016)

A fiercely beautiful novel about one woman's struggle to reclaim a life shattered by betrayal, from one of the greatest storytellers of our time

One night, in the dead of winter, a mysterious stranger arrives...


A Wild People

by Hugh Leonard St. Martin's Press (December 08, 2015)

This rich, mature novel follows a few years in the life of T. J. Quill, a middle-aged Dubliner trapped in a passionless marriage, who is soon lured into an affair with the voluptuous Josie, a woman he only half-understands....


The Mark and the Void

by Paul Murray Farrar, Straus and Giroux (October 20, 2015)

What links the Investment Bank of Torabundo, www.myhotswaitress.com (yes, with an s, don't ask), an art heist, a novel called For the Love of a Clown, a six-year-old boy with the unfortunate name of Remington...


The Black Snow: A Novel

by Paul Lynch Little, Brown and Company (May 12, 2015)

The startling new novel from a brilliant young Irish novelist on the rise, who "has a sensational gift for a sentence" (Colum McCann on Red Sky in Morning).

In Donegal in the spring of 1945, a farmhand runs into...


Academy Street

by Mary Costello Farrar, Straus and Giroux (April 07, 2015)

A vibrant, intimate, hypnotic portrait of one woman's life, from an important new writer

Tess Lohan is the kind of woman that we meet and fail to notice every day. A single mother. A nurse. A quiet woman, who...


As It Is in Heaven

by Niall Williams Grand Central Publishing (August 31, 1999)

Time has already stopped for Stephen Griffin when he moves into the little house by the sea. Twenty-eight years old and haunted by death, the tall, awkward, shy schoolteacher is Content to care for his father...


A History of Loneliness

by John Boyne Farrar, Straus and Giroux (February 03, 2015)

The riveting narrative of an honorable Irish priest who finds the church collapsing around him at a pivotal moment in its history

Propelled into the priesthood by a family tragedy, Odran Yates is full of hope...