Nuala O'Faolain

Nuala O'Faolain


Born
in Dublin, Ireland
March 01, 1940

Died
May 09, 2008

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Nuala O'Faolain is an Irish journalist, columnist and writer who attended a convent school in the north of Ireland, studied English at University College, Dublin, and medieval English literature at the University of Hull before earning a postgraduate degree in English from Oxford.

She returned to University College as a lecturer in the English department, and later was journalist, TV producer, book reviewer, teacher and author.

She became internationally well-known for her two volumes of memoir: Are You Somebody? & Almost There, a her her novel, My Dream of You, and a history with commentary, the Story of Chicago May. The first three were all featured on the New York Times Best Seller list. Her novel Best Love Rosie was published posthu
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Average rating: 3.53 · 5,936 ratings · 767 reviews · 8 distinct worksSimilar authors
Are You Somebody?: The Acci...

3.51 avg rating — 2,753 ratings — published 1996 — 32 editions
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My Dream of You

3.55 avg rating — 2,113 ratings — published 2001 — 28 editions
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Almost There

3.64 avg rating — 511 ratings — published 2003 — 17 editions
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The Story of Chicago May

3.23 avg rating — 370 ratings — published 2005 — 19 editions
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Best Love Rosie

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A Radiant Life: The Selecte...

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The Irish File

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An Irish Experience: Travel...

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More books by Nuala O'Faolain…
“The wait is long, my dream of you does not end.”
Nuala O'Faolain, My Dream of You

“If there were nothing else, reading would--obviously--be worth living for.”
Nuala O'Faolain, Are You Somebody?: The Accidental Memoir of a Dublin Woman

“..though silence must add intensity to your intimate moments, it must also shrivel your soul to lie beside someone who doesn't talk to you.”
Nuala O'Faolain, My Dream of You

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