Nuala O’Faolain shook Ireland and captivated the world with her forthright memoir Are You Somebody? A new documentary seeks to present a full picture of the woman behind the writing. For the millions who were astonished by Nuala O’Faolain’s Are You Somebody? The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman (1996), filmmakers Patrick Farrelly and KateRead more..
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A selection of recently published books of Irish and Irish American interest. Click Here to purchase these books at Kenny’s Books Recommended The Empty Family I did everything I could to not finish Colm Tóibín’s latest collection of short stories, The Empty Family. I stared out of a bus window and watched the monotonous GardenRead more..
A sampling of the latest Irish books. ℘℘℘ RECOMMENDED “The reason I wanted to be a Gopher was simple: them gangsters never had to work for a living.” This is famed New York gangster Owney Madden, speaking in the crackling voice which runs throughout Michael Walsh’s gritty new novel And All the Saints. Madden roseRead more..