Today, we hear from Naoise Dolan, who’s an Irish author and the writer of the Women’s Prize longlisted novel Exciting Times. She and I talked about cultural and literary differences between the UK, the US, and Ireland, what we both think about the idea of “likeable” characters, some great Irish authors, and more.
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Books Mentioned on the Podcast:
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Exciting Times, by Naoise Dolan
Grown Ups, by Marian Keyes
Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling, by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen
A Room Called Earth, by Madeline Ryan
Aftershocks, by Nadia Owusu
A Lonely Girl Is a Dangerous Thing, by Jessie Yu
The Road Trip, by Beth O’Leary
The Adventure of Miss Barbara Pym, by Paul Byrne
Last Night, by Mhairi McFarlane
A Trip of One’s Own, by Kate Wills
The End of Men, by Christina Sweeney-Baird
The Wife Who Got a Life, by Tracy Bloom
Unscripted, by Claire Handscombe
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