THE NUMBER ONE SUNDAY TIMES BESTSELLER WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018 WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR OF THE YEAR SHORTLISTED FOR THE IRISH NOVEL OF THE YEAR AWARD 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN'S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019 LONGLISTED FOR THE RATHBONES FOLIO PRIZE 2019 Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular and well-liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation - awkward but electrifying - something life-changing begins. Normal People is a story of mutual fascination, friendship and love. It takes us from that first conversation to the years beyond, in the company of two people who try to stay apart but find they can't.
'' Beautiful World, Where Are You is Rooney''s best novel.'' THE TIMES ***PRE-ORDER NOW*** *The Sunday Times and Global number one bestseller* *Winner of Novel of the Year at the An Post Irish Book Awards* *A Book of the Year in The Times , the Guardian , the Irish Times and the Financial Times* ''A tour de force.'' Anne Enright, Guardian ''Rooney''s best novel yet.'' Brandon Taylor, New York Times ''Get ready to have your heart broken all over again.'' Red ''The book moved me to tears more than once.'' The Times Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he''d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend Eileen is getting over a break-up and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. Alice, Felix, Eileen and Simon are still young - but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they worry about sex and friendship and the times they live in. Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?
B>b>IN DEVELOPMENT AS A HULU ORIGINAL SERIES From the New York Times bestselling author of Normal People . . ./b> [A] cult-hit . . . [a] sharply realistic comedy of adultery and friendship.--Entertainment Weekly/b>br> br>b>SALLY ROONEY NAMED TO THE 2019 TIME 100 NEXT LIST WINNER OF THE SUNDAY TIMES (UK) YOUNG WRITER OF THE YEAR AWARD ONE OF BUZZFEEDS BEST BOOKS OF THE DECADE ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Vogue, Slate NE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR: Buzzfeed, Elle/b>br>br>Frances is a coolheaded and darkly observant young woman, vaguely pursuing a career in writing while studying in Dublin. Her best friend is the beautiful and endlessly self-possessed Bobbi. At a local poetry performance one night, they meet a well-known photographer, and as the girls are then gradually drawn into her world, Frances is reluctantly impressed by the older womans sophisticated home and handsome husband, Nick. But however amusing Frances and Nicks flirtation seems at first, it begins to give way to a strange--and then painful--intimacy.br>br>Written with gemlike precision and marked by a sly sense of humor, Conversations with Friends is wonderfully alive to the pleasures and dangers of youth, and the messy edges of female friendship.br>br>b>SHORTLISTED FOR THE INTERNATIONAL DUBLIN LITERARY AWARD/b>br>br>Sharp, funny, thought-provoking . . . a really great portrait of two young women as theyre figuring out how to be adults.b>--Celeste Ng, Late Night with Seth Meyers Podcast/b>br>br>The dialogue is superb, as are the insights about communicating in the age of electronic devices. Rooney has a magical ability to write scenes of such verisimilitude that even when little happens theyre suspenseful.b>--Curtis Sittenfeld, The Week/b>br>br>Rooney has the gift of imbuing everyday life with a sense of high stakes . . . a novel of delicious frictions.b>--New York/b>br>br>A writer of rare confidence, with a lucid, exacting style . . . One wonderful aspect of Rooneys consistently wonderful novel is the fierce clarity with which she examines the self-delusion that so often festers alongside presumed self-knowledge. . . . But Rooneys natural power is as a psychological portraitist. She is acute and sophisticated about the workings of innocence; the protagonist of this novel about growing up has no idea just how much of it she has left to do.b>--Alexandra Schwartz,/b> b>The New Yorker/b>br>br>This book. This book. I read it in one day. I hear Im not alone.b>--Sarah Jessica Parker (Instagram)/b>
My love for him felt so total and so annihilating that it was often impossible for me to see him clearly at all. Years ago, Sukie moved in with Nathan because her mother was dead and her father was difficult, and she had nowhere else to go. Now they are on the brink of the inevitable. Sally Rooney is one of the most acclaimed young talents of recent years. With her minute attention to the power dynamics in everyday speech, she builds up sexual tension and throws a deceptively low-key glance at love and death.
AN INSTANT #1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTELLER Beautiful World, Where Are You is a new novel by Sally Rooney, the bestselling author of Normal People and Conversations with Friends . Alice, a novelist, meets Felix, who works in a warehouse, and asks him if he''d like to travel to Rome with her. In Dublin, her best friend, Eileen, is getting over a break-up, and slips back into flirting with Simon, a man she has known since childhood. Alice, Felix, Eileen, and Simon are still young-but life is catching up with them. They desire each other, they delude each other, they get together, they break apart. They have sex, they worry about sex, they worry about their friendships and the world they live in. Are they standing in the last lighted room before the darkness, bearing witness to something? Will they find a way to believe in a beautiful world?
***PRE-ORDER BEAUTIFUL WORLD, WHERE ARE YOU NOW*** The complete screenplays of the acclaimed Emmy-nominated drama based on Sally Rooney''s bestselling novel. ''You know, I did used to think that I could read your mind at times.'' ''In bed you mean.'' ''Yeah. And afterwards but I dunno maybe that''s normal.'' ''It''s not.'' Connell and Marianne grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland, but the similarities end there. In school, Connell is popular. Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation, something life-changing begins. With an introduction by director Lenny Abrahamson and featuring iconic images from the show, Normal People: The Scripts contains the complete screenplays of the acclaimed Emmy-nominated television drama based on Sally Rooney''s bestselling novel. OVER ONE MILLION COPIES SOLD! WINNER OF THE COSTA NOVEL AWARD 2018 WINNER OF THE AN POST IRISH BOOK AWARDS NOVEL OF THE YEAR WINNER OF NOVEL OF THE YEAR AND BOOK OF THE YEAR AT THE BRITISH BOOK AWARDS WINNER OF THE SPECSAVERS NATIONAL BOOK AWARDS INTERNATIONAL AUTHOR OF THE YEAR LONGLISTED FOR THE MAN BOOKER PRIZE 2018 LONGLISTED FOR THE WOMEN''S PRIZE FOR FICTION 2019
B>b>NOW AN EMMY-NOMINATED HULU ORIGINAL SERIES /b>NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER A stunning novel about the transformative power of relationships (People) from the author of Conversations with Friends, a master of the literary page-turner (J. Courtney Sullivan)./b>br> br>b>ONE OF THE TEN BEST NOVELS OF THE DECADE--Entertainment Weeklybr>/b>br>b>TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR--People, Slate, The New York Public Library, Harvard Crimsonbr>/b>br>b>AND BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR--The New York Times, The New York Times Book Review, O: The Oprah Magazine, Time, NPR, The Washington Post, Vogue, Esquire, Glamour, Elle, Marie Claire, Vox, The Paris Review, Good Housekeeping, Town & Country/b> br>br>Connell and Marianne grew up in the same small town, but the similarities end there. At school, Connell is popular and well liked, while Marianne is a loner. But when the two strike up a conversation--awkward but electrifying--something life changing begins.br>br>A year later, theyre both studying at Trinity College in Dublin. Marianne has found her feet in a new social world while Connell hangs at the sidelines, shy and uncertain. Throughout their years at university, Marianne and Connell circle one another, straying toward other people and possibilities but always magnetically, irresistibly drawn back together. And as she veers into self-destruction and he begins to search for meaning elsewhere, each must confront how far they are willing to go to save the other.br>br>Normal People is the story of mutual fascination, friendship and love. It takes us from that first conversation to the years beyond, in the company of two people who try to stay apart but find that they cant.br> b> /b>br> b>Praise for Normal People/b>br> br> [A] novel that demands to be read compulsively, in one sitting.b>--The Washington Postbr>/b>br> Arguably the buzziest novel of the season, Sally Rooneys elegant sophomore effort . . . is a worthy successor to Conversations with Friends. Here, again, she unflinchingly explores class dynamics and young love with wit and nuance.b>--The Wall Street Journal/b>br>br> [Rooney] has been hailed as the first great millennial novelist for her stories of love and late capitalism. . . . [She writes] some of the best dialogue Ive read.b>--The New Yorker/b>