Looking for a touch of the Irish?


In a fun nod to Irish-American Heritage Month here’s a selection of staff picked reads from Irish authors, with Irish settings, or following the Irish experience in the U.S. Check out the full list which includes Dvds and Music—such as Downtown Lansing Library staff favorite, the Oscar-nominated The Secret of the Kells—on the CADL website.

Fiction Taithful Place by Tana French

On Canaan’s Side by Sebastian Barry, HIS
Minding Frankie by Maeve Binchy, FIC
Christine Falls by Benjamin Black, MYS
The Matchmaker of Kenmare by Frank Delaney
The Woman Who Walked into Doors by Roddy Doyle, FIC
The Gathering by Anne Enright, FIC
Faithful Place by Tana French, MYS ( Sara D.’s review & Sarah R.’s review)Pomegrabate Soup by Marsha Mehran
The All of It by Jeannette Haien, FIC
In the Company of Others by Jan Karon, FIC
The Brightest Star in the Sky by Marian Keyes, FIC
Daughter of the Forest by Juliet Marillier, SF
Pomegranate Soup by Mersha Mehran, FIC
Darling Jim by Christian Moerk, AS ( Peg M.’s review)
My Dream of You by Nuala O’Faolain, FIC
The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O’Farrell, FIC
Why We Suck: A feel good guide to staying fat, loud, lazy and stupid by Denis LearyAn Irish Country Doctor by Patrick Taylor, FIC
May the Road Rise Up to Meet You by Peter Troy, HIS

Non-Fiction

The Irish Spirit: Recipes inspired by the legendary drinks of Ireland by Margaret M. Johnson
Why We Suck: A feel good guide to staying fat, loud, lazy and stupid by Denis LearyInstead fo Three Wishes by Megan Whalen Turner
Are You Somebody: The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman by Nuala O’Faolain

Children & Teen Picks

Artemis Fowl by Eoin Colfer, Y
The Hunter’s Moon by O. R. Melling, Y ( Jessica T.’s Review)
Instead of Three Wishes by Megan Whalen Turner, J (Becky L.’s review)

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