Our DCU virtual book club

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Our DCU Virtual 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.

From September until December 2021, DCU is hosting 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

October Monthly Competition now OPEN - check out under Monthly Competitions

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
tbc

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NOVEMBER

Details coming soon...

tbc

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DECEMBER

Details coming soon...

30th September 2021 at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Kevin Power
    Moderated by Derek Hand, Dean of Humanities and Social Sciences, DCU
    Details to follow

 

28th October 2021 at 7:30pm

  • Online interview with author Nuala O' Connor 
    Moderated by Orla Nic Aodha, Associate Director of Public Services and Outreach, DCU Library
    Details to follow

25th November: TBC

December: TBC

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 

Win a signed copy of October's book, Nora by Nuala O' Connor

Competition open to DCU staff book club members only

Closing date:  25th October 2021

Submit your answer to the following question:

      Nora & James Joyce famously met on what date in 1904?

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