Sunday, March 17, 2024

Eight books for St. Patrick’s Day

The Zoomer Book Club's Nathalie Atkinson tagged eight notable new reads in the Irish literary wave, including:
WHERE THEY LIE by Claire Coughlan

Celebrated Irish author John Banville, who writes the popular Quirke crime series set in mid-century Ireland, praises journalist Coughlan’s 1968-set historical literary thriller. The murder mystery follows Nicoletta, an ambitious young reporter, as new evidence in a long-forgotten murder is uncovered; it’s related to an underground feminist abortion service, making the novel as much about Irish women’s long quest for reproductive autonomy as a whodunnit.
Read about another book on the list.

The Page 69 Test: Where They Lie.

Q&A with Claire Coughlan.

My Book, The Movie: Where They Lie.

--Marshal Zeringue