Annemarie Neary

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My Books of 2017

This is one of the most fun posts to write but it’s also difficult, when I spend the entire year featuring books I’ve really enjoyed and rated here on the Literary Sofa.  So please do look beyond today’s list of my personal favourites to the many brilliant guest author posts I’ve hosted in 2017, which … Continue reading

Guest Author – Annemarie Neary on Fictional Orphans

This wasn’t supposed to be the final blog post before the summer break but it is (see Postscript for my excuse), and I can’t think of a better way to round up the season’s coverage of new fiction than to welcome Annemarie Neary back to the Sofa. Annemarie first joined me last year with a … Continue reading

Writers on Location – Annemarie Neary on Roaringwater Bay, West Cork, Ireland

By coincidence, my Hot Picks 2016  included three Irish writers. If I were to analyse my selections to date, it’s a fair bet that American authors would come out on top but recently I’ve been particularly impressed with the new talent from Ireland’s ever-vibrant literary scene: Louise O’Neill, Rob Doyle, Lisa McInerney (now longlisted for … Continue reading

Fiction Hot Picks 2016

This is the ninth Literary Sofa selection of new/forthcoming fiction, a labour of love that I am delighted to share. No book is here just because it sounds good – that’s the easy bit!  I read all of my Hot Picks and many more in full to compile these listings. The right ones took longer than usual … Continue reading