Sally Rooney is an Irish novelist who took the literary scene by storm with her debut novel, Conversations with Friends. Her second novel, Normal People, had massive international success thanks to the phenomenon that was the subsequent BBC/Hulu television adaptation starring Paul Mescal and Daisy Edgar-Jones. Her third book was Beautiful World, Where Are You, reviewed by our deputy editor, Cal Flyn, below.
Books by Sally Rooney
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Five Books deputy editor Cal Flyn offers a round-up of the notable novels that need to be on your literary radar in Fall 2021, including the hotly anticipated new book from Sally Rooney—set to dominate bestseller lists in the coming weeks—as well as eagerly awaited follow-ups from Richard Osman and Elizabeth Strout, and a return to more traditional fiction from Karl Ove Knausgård.
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