Maine Irish Reads

Introducing Maine Irish Reads – the Maine Irish Heritage Center Reading Group.  Each month we discuss a book with an Irish theme by a contemporary Irish writer.  The focus is on books published in the last 20 years, and we will be reading fiction and non-fiction books.

As a non-profit, the Maine Iirsh Heritage Center receives donations from all books purchased. Thank you for buying with us!

Books that we’ll read include:

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

Star of the Sea by Joseph O’Connor

Brooklyn by Colm Toibin

We Don’t Know Ourselves: A Personal History of Modern Ireland by Fintan O’Toole

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray

Holding by Graham Norton

Normal People by Sally Rooney

Watching the Door: Drinking Up, Getting Down, and Cheating Death in 1970s Belfast by Kevin Myers

Love by Roddy Doyle

The Heart’s Invisible Furies by John Boyne

Christine Falls by Benjamin Black

Wounds: A Memoir of War and Love by Fergal Keane

The Gathering: A Novel by Anne Enright

City of Bohane by Kevin Barry

A Long Long Way by Sebastian Barry 

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