Our DCU virtual book club

Connect with the DCU community through the love of reading!

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May 2022 Book Club

DCU Library is delighted to support this fantastic initiative developed by the DCU Cultural Arts Office in partnership with DCU HR and DCU Library.

Each month,  DCU hosts a virtual monthly book club for our staff community. Below is information on the books, Facebook page and competition.
Enjoy!

To register your interest in joining Our DCU Virtual Book Club please click here

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

New date: Tuesday 15th March at 7:30pm
27th January at 7:30pm CANCELLED

  • 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.

Our Facebook book club group is a great way to connect with other members and join in on book discussions.

Members only - you can join by clicking here 

May's Competition 

Win a copy of Poguemahone by Pat McCabe.

Answer this question:

What is the name of the young teacher/protagonist character in Pat McCabe's "The Dead School"?

This question is for testing whether or not you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.

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.

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