DCU Staff Book Club

DCU Book Club

DCU Staff Book Club

DCU Library is delighted to support this fantastic initiative developed by the DCU Cultural Arts Office.

Each month, DCU hosts a virtual monthly book club for our staff community. Below is information on the books, events and competitions.

Enjoy!

Connect with the DCU community through the love of reading!

Sept - Dec '22

September - December 2022

September 2022: Breaking Point by Edel Coffey

Available to borrow from the library here: Library Catalogue

October: The Queen of Dirt Island by Donal Ryan

Available to borrow from the library here: Library Catalogue

December: Ruth and Pen by Emilie Pine

Available to borrow from the library here: Library Catalogue

Details on Book Club 2023 competitions coming soon!

Our Subject Librarians have compiled a list of interesting articles that explore the diverse benefits of reading.
Some of these links might require logging in with a DCU username and password.

2021 - 2022

15th March at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Séamas O'Reilly
  • Moderated by Marcella Bannon, Cultural Arts Officer, DCU.

24th February at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Claire Keegan
  • Moderated by John McDonough, University Librarian, DCU.

31st March at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Cauvery Madhavan
  • Moderated by Dr Tapasya Narang, School of English, DCU.

28th April at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Wendy Erskine
  • Moderated by Prof. Eugene McNulty, School of English, DCU.

26th May at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Pat McCabe
  • Moderated by Dr Michael Hinds, School of English, DCU.
Seamas O'Reilly

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JANUARY

Did Ye Hear Mammy Died by Séamas O’Reilly

 

  • Available to borrow via Library Search here
Claire Keegan

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FEBRUARY

Small Things Like These by Claire Keegan

 

  • Available to borrow via the library catalogue here
Cauvery Madhavan

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MARCH

The Tainted by Cauvery Madhavan

  • Available to borrow via the library catalogue here
Book Club

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APRIL

Dance Move by Wendy Erskine

Book Club

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MAY

Poguemahone by Pat McCabe

Kevin Barry

Kevin Barry

FEBRUARY

That Old Country Music by Kevin Barry

Anne Enright

Anne Enright

MARCH 

Actress by Anne Enright
 

Rónán Hession

Rónán Hession

APRIL

Leonard and Hungry Paul by Rónán Hession
    One Dublin One Book Choice 2021
 

 Caoilinn Hughes

Caoilinn Hughes

MAY 

The Wild Laughter by Caoilinn Hughes
 

Kevin Power

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SEPTEMBER

White City by Kevin Power

  • Available to borrow via the library catalogue here
Nuala O' Connor

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OCTOBER

Nora by Nuala O' Connor

  • Available to borrow via the library catalogue here
ColmToibin

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NOVEMBER

The Magician by Colm Tóibín