Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney is an Irish author of three published novels.

“She is so strong on dialogue and there is something both youthful and deeply mature in her writing. It’s really exhilarating to read a debut that’s so good.” says Arifa Akbar about Conversations with Friends in her interview on the best novels of 2017.

Rooney’s 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 Beautiful World, Where Are You had a mixed reception. “The result, as might be guessed, is a more self-conscious book than her first two, but it is not, I think, a worse one.” Cal Flyn, Deputy Editor in her review.

Books by Sally Rooney

Interviews where books by Sally Rooney were recommended

Notable Novels of Fall 2021, recommended by Cal Flyn

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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