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Jul 1, 2021

Four MGOC authors recommended in The Irish Examiner’s ‘20 riveting reads to carry you through the summer’

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In his round up of recommended summer reading The Irish Examiner’s Richard Fitzpatrick includes four of our author’s bestselling titles.

Thirty-Two Words for Field: Lost Words of the Irish Landscape by Manchán Magan

Described as one of Ireland’s great intellectuals his latest book, Manchán Magan meditates on Irish words and language and the nuances of a way of life that is disappearing with them.

Nothing But Blue Sky by Kathleen MacMahon

Out now in paperback and described as a precise and tender story of love in marriage and a gripping examination of what binds couples together and of what keeps them apart, Nothing But Blue Sky asks is there such a thing as a perfect marriage?

Snowflake by Louise Nealon

Endorsed by Roddy Doyle and Marian Keyes Snowflake is an affecting coming-of-age story about a young woman learning to navigate a world that constantly challenges her sense of self.

White City by Kevin Power

From the highly acclaimed author of Bad Day in Blackrock – inspiration for the 2012 award-winning film What Richard Did, directed by Lenny Abrahamson, White City is a darkly funny, gripping and profoundly moving novel about a life spinning out of control amid the corruption of material wealth that tears at the soul.

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