Emma Donoghue is an Irish author of literary fiction novels and stories. Emma grew up in Dublin, attending Catholic convent schools there, aside from spending a year in New York when she was 10. In 1990, she earned a first-class honours B.A. in English and French from University College Dublin, and in 1997 a Ph.D from the University of Cambridge. Emma has been able to earn her living as a full-time writer since the age of 23. After spending years commuting between England, Ireland and Canada, she settled in London, Ontario, Canada and lives there with her partner and their children.

Emma Donoghue made her debut as a published author in 1993 with the short story collection Kissing the Witch and the non-fiction book Passions Between Women. Below is a list of Emma Donoghue’s books in order of when they were originally released:

Publication Order of Finbar’s Hotel Books

Ladies' Night at Finbar's Hotel(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Stir-Fry(1994) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Hood(1995) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Slammerkin(2000) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Life Mask(2004) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Landing(2007) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Sealed Letter(2008) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Room(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Frog Music(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Wonder(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Lotterys Plus One(2017) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

Since First I Saw Your Face(2016) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Kissing the Witch(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits(2002) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Touchy Subjects(2006) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Three and a Half Deaths(2011) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Astray(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
RED(2012) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Standalone Plays

Ladies and Gentlemen(1998) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Anthologies

Poems Between Women(1997) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
The Mammoth Book of Lesbian Short Stories(1999) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Love Alters(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Stories of Lesbian Love and Erotica(2013) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

Passions Between Women(1993) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
Inseparable(2010) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price
We are Michael Field(2014) Best Hardcover PriceBest Paperback PriceBest Kindle Price

Notes: Ladies’ Night at Finbar’s Hotel was written with Maeve Binchy, Dermot Bolger, Clare Boylan, Anne Haverty, Kate O’Riordan and Deirdre Purcell. RED also has stories by Cecelia Ahern, Rachel Cusk, Max Hastings, Victoria Hislop, Anthony Horowitz, Hanif Kureishi, Andrew Motion and Will Self.

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Emma Donoghue Synopses: Hood is a standalone title by Emma Donoghue. In the late ’70s, convent school teenagers Pen O’Grady and Cara Wall fall in love. They prove themselves to be up to the challenge of a relationship deemed unacceptable in Catholic Ireland – until Cara dies in a car accident.

In The Wonder by Emma Donoghue, tourists flock to the cabin of eleven-year-old Anna O’Donnell, who believes herself to be living off manna from heaven, and a journalist is sent to cover the sensation. Lib Wright, a veteran of Florence Nightingale’s Crimean campaign, is hired to keep watch over the girl.

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