Eason Book Club: August/September selections

By Maeve Ward
In Book Awards
Aug 17th, 2017

Every month, we share our book recommendations with you through Eason Book Club. Chosen from our favourite reads, bestsellers and critically acclaimed books across all genres, we have something for all book lovers, no matter what you’re into.

For a look at all of our recommended titles this month, visit our Book Club page on Easons.com.

 Midwinter Break by Bernard MacLaverty

The much anticipated first novel in sixteen years from Northern Irish author Bernard MacLaverty, ‘Midwinter Break’ is a beautifully observed account of a retired couple who attempt to mend their broken marriage over a weekend in Amsterdam. A masterful new novel from one of Ireland’s most acclaimed writers.


 I am, I am, I am, by Maggie O’Farrell

The writer Maggie O’Farrell has had seventeen near-death experiences, each of which left a lasting impact. In this moving and eloquent memoir,  she talks about how each of these encounters have transformed her attitude to life.


 The Watch House by Bernie McGill

The modern world arrives on the remote island of Rathlin at the end of the nineteenth century in this magical and absorbing love story from Bernie McGill. This is a beautifully written and atmospheric read which is a must for any fans of historical fiction.


 Flesh and Blood by Stephen McGann

The actor Stephen McGann’s family has a diverse history. In this fascinating memoir, he talks about how his family rose from a poverty stricken background in Victorian England to success and prosperity in the twentieth century. This is a wonderfully immersive and entertaining read.


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