Jun 13, 2021

Four MGOC’s Authors on Irish bestsellers List

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In Original Fiction Louise Nealon’s Snowflake went back to number 1 while Jamie O’Connell’s debut novel Diving for Pearls entered the bestsellers list on it’s first week of release at number 7. 


And two months after it’s release Kevin Power’s White City remained in the bestsellers list at number 10


In Hardback nonfiction Manchán Magan’s 32 Words for Field : Lost Word of the Irish Language enjoys continued success at number 6


Original Fiction


Snowflake By Louise Nealon #1


“SNOWFLAKE is mad and wonderful.  I thought I was reading one thing, then discovered - several times as I read - that I was reading a different, even better thing”

Roddy Doyle


Diving for Pearls By Jamie O Connell #7

“Sprawling and encompassing so many worlds, it's utterly gripping. Excellent”

Sophie White, author of Corpsing


White City by Kevin Power #10

'Outstanding second novel... A brilliantly entertaining novel that is profound in the most unexpected ways. Power is that rarity, a genuinely funny novelist... Yet all the more remarkable is Power's handling of tone: this novel moves effortlessly between humour and sincerity; it is steeped in empathy and raw anger'

Literary Review


Hardback Non-Fiction


32 Words for Field : Lost Word of the Irish Language by Manchán Magan #6


“A rip-roaring, archaeological and anthropological exploration of the lyricism, mystery and oddities of the Irish language, and the layers of ancient knowledge encoded within.”

The Irish Times

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