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Burning Books—Nuala O’Connor

The latest episode of Burning Books is out now—with author Nuala O’Connor

Nuala O’Connor talks about miniature dolls, the beauty of small things, quitting alcohol and clearing the decks at fifty as she tells Ruth McKee which books she would save if her house was on fire.

Nuala O’Connor is the author of Becoming Belle (2018), Miss Emily (2015), The Closet of Savage Mementos (2014), You (2010) and six short story collections, her most recent being Joyride to Jupiter. Her fifth novel, Nora, is about Nora Barnacle, wife and muse to James Joyce, published in Ireland in April 2021 with New Island, and is the One Dublin One Book for 2022.

Previously on Burning Books, author Kit de Waal. Coming next is author Donal Ryan. Listen to all episodes and subscribe here, or wherever you get your podcasts.