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  • Sally Rooney

    From the acclaimed author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends, Sally Rooney offers two short stories exploring the ‘fleeting, sometimes awkward moments of attraction between people’.   Mr Salary, narrated by Aoife McMahon, follows Sukie as she teeters on the inevitable brink of her relationship. Years ago, following her mother’s death, Sukie moved in with Nathan, also known as Mr Salary. Her father being too difficult to live with, and having nowhere else to go, Sukie now finds her love for Nathan so annihilating she can no longer see him clearly.   Colour and Light, narrated by Sam O’Mahony, originally appeared in the New Yorker in...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HULU ORIGINAL SERIES • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER • “A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships” (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, “a master of the literary page-turner” (J. Courtney Sullivan).   ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE DECADE—Entertainment Weekly TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—People, Slate, The New York Public Library, Harvard Crimson AND BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR—The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Vogue, Esquire, Glamour, Elle, Marie...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    NOW A MAJOR TV SERIES WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR WINNER OF NOVEL OF THE YEAR AND BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR OF THE YEAR NOMINATED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE NOMINATED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular and well-liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation - awkward but electrifying - something life-changing begins. Normal People is a story of mutual fascination, friendship and...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    Después de Conversaciones entre amigos, Sally Rooney vuelve a deslumbrarnos con una historia sobre la fascinación mutua entre dos personas que no consiguen encontrarse. Narrado por la dobladora de Marianne en la serie Normal people. Marianne y Connell son compañeros de instituto pero no se cruzan palabra. Él es uno de los populares y ella, una chica solitaria que ha aprendido a mantenerse alejada del resto de la gente. Todos saben que Marianne vive en una mansión y que la madre de Connell se encarga de su limpieza, pero nadie imagina que cada tarde los dos jóvenes coinciden. Uno de esos días, una conversación torpe dará comienzo a una relación que podría cambiar...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    La historia de dos amigas que buscan el amor y la belleza ante un mundo incierto. La nueva novela de la aclamada autora de Gente normal. «El fenómeno literario de la década.» The Guardian «La mejor novela publicada este año.» The Times «Literatura en mayúsculas.» El País Dos amigas se acercan a la treintena en ciudades distintas y tras mucho tiempo sin verse. Alice, novelista, conoce a Felix, que trabaja en un almacén, y le pide que la acompañe a Roma para promocionar su último libro. En Dublín, su mejor amiga, Eileen, está superando una ruptura y empieza a flirtear con Simon, un chico al que conoce desde que eran niños. Mientras el verano se...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    A sharply intelligent novel about friendship, lust, jealousy, and the unexpected complications of adulthood in the 21st century Frances is a cool-headed and darkly observant young woman, vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend and comrade-in-arms is the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi. At a local poetry performance one night, Frances and Bobbi catch the eye of Melissa, a well-known photographer, and as the girls are then gradually drawn into Melissa's world, Frances is reluctantly impressed by the older woman's sophisticated home and tall, handsome husband, Nick. However amusing and ironic Frances and Nick’s flirtation seems at...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    WINNER OF THE SUNDAY TIMES / PFD YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE DYLAN THOMAS PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE KERRY GROUP IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2018 SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE DESMOND ELLIOTT PRIZE 2018 A SUNDAY TIMES, OBSERVER AND TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR A SUNDAY TIMES TOP 100 NOVEL OF THE TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she performs spoken word with her best friend Bobbi, who used to be her girlfriend. When they are interviewed and then befriended by Melissa, a well-known...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    'via McMahon, Rooney's peerless descriptions imprint upon the mind's eye. The listener won't soon forget a silk blouse caressed like a pet, freckled arms made pink by the sun, the coast of Ireland at nightfall, or the forgiveness of a best friend. A hopeful Millennial journey shines through McMahon's performance.' -- AudioFile Magazine, Earphones Award Winner Beautiful World, Where Are You is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends. Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over a break-up, and slips back...read more

  • Sally Rooney

    #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “Beautiful World, Where Are You is Rooney’s best novel yet. Funny and smart, full of sex and love and people doing their best to connect.” —The New York Times Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he’d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood.  Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon are still young—but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they worry about sex and friendship and the world they live in. Are they...read more