LEONARD AND HUNGRY PAUL is the story of two friends who ordinarily would remain uncelebrated. They change the world differently to the rest of us: we try and change it by effort and force; they change it by discovering the small things they can do well and offering them to others.
Winner of the Guardian First Book Award 2013Shortlisted for the Dublin IMPAC Literary Award 2014Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2013Winner of Book of the Year at the Irish Book Awards 2012'Funny, moving and beautifully written' Edna O'Brien In the aftermath of Ireland's financial collapse, dangerous tensions surface in an Irish town.
Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen, the creators of the much-loved Aisling character and the popular Facebook page 'Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling', bring Aisling to life in their novel about the quintessential country girl in the big smoke.
The third book in Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen's phenomenally successful, No. 1 bestselling Complete Aisling book series. Aisling's turning 30 and when the big birthday hits, she is faced with a huge surprise and an unexpected decision. It's another hilarious chapter in the life of the much-loved small-town girl living in a notions world.
Oliver Ryan is a handsome and charismatic success story. He lives in the suburbs with his wife, Alice, who illustrates his award-winning children's books and gives him her unstinting devotion. Their life together is one of enviable privilege and ease - enviable until, one evening after supper, Oliver attacks Alice and beats her into a coma.
***LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018******SHORTLISTED FOR THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018***'An engrossing, unpredictable, beautifully crafted novel' RODDY DOYLEFarouk's country has been torn apart by war. From war-torn Syria to small-town Ireland, three men, scarred by all they have loved and lost, are searching for some version of home.
In his first ever collection of short stories, Dermot Bolger peers under the veneer of our lives, delve into the secrets that bind relationships together or tear them apart, and create worlds where people find that nothing is truly certain. There are always truths just beyond their reach that would make sense of their lives, if they only know how to unlock them.