3 Irish Literary Books You Must Read This Month

The Lesser Bohemians by Eimear McBride


The acclaimed author of A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing returns with her second novel, this time centered around an 18-year-old Irish girl who moves to London to study drama and falls in love with an older actor with a disturbing past. Exquisitely written, it grabs your interest from the start.

All We Shall Know by Donal Ryan


Melody is pregnant, and her husband isn’t the father. Alone, she’s taunted by her past and mistakes until she meets Mary, a Traveller who just might save Melody’s life. Ryan’s third novel is gripping and beautiful. Out September 22nd.

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

9781509818389The Wonder

Set in the Irish Midlands in the 1850s, Donoghue’s new novel sees an eleven-year-old girl claim to have stopped eating yet who mysteriously lives. A nurse is sent to investigate whether she’s a fraud and meets a journalist hungry for a story. This chilling tale already has fans of Room anxious in anticipation. Out September 22nd.

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