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Leonard and Hungry Paul by Ronan Hession chosen by Dublin, UNESCO City of Literature, as their Book for 2021

Congratulations to Dubliner, Ronan Hession.

Leonard and Hungry Paul has been chosen by Dublin, UNESCO City of Literature, as their Book for 2021.

Previous authors chosen for this honour include - Oscar Wilde, James Joyce and Edna O'Brien.

There will be banners, flags, pennants on lampposts throughout the city and the book will be promoted in all libraries in Ireland.

Ronan will be speaking and chatting on several online library events as well as appearing on RTE Radio shows too.

A wonderful review from award winning author Preti Taneja of Should We Fall Behind

Review of Should We Fall Behind by award winning author Preti Taneja.

'Duggal writes about the devestation of vulnerable lives with all the hard-eyed clarity of WILLIAM TREVOR, and as much literary heart as ROHINTON MISTRY - SHOULD WE FALL BEHIND deeply inhabits its world but wears its craft so lightly - it is beautifully observed, suffused with inner-city melancholy and shot through with hope that can only come from random encounters, the small acts of generosity that help strangers to find affinity with each other even in the worst of times.'

 

'Exhilarating.' - The Sound Mirror reviewed in The Irish Times

There is a wonderful review in today's Irish Times of The Sound Mirror by Heidi James.

'...hence the giddy feeling one is reading a contemporary feminist novel composed by Sophocles’ sister.’

'It is exhilarating.'

 

 

 

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