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The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Best Fiction Books Of The Year

This week on The Last Word, we're looking at some of the best books you should buy for yourself or a...
Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:05 PM - 11 Dec 2019



The Last Word With Matt Cooper

The Best Fiction Books Of The Year

Sarah Stacey
Sarah Stacey

6:05 PM - 11 Dec 2019

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This week on The Last Word, we're looking at some of the best books you should buy for yourself or a loved one this Christmas.

Maria Dickenson, Managing Director of Dubray,  and Aoife Barry, arts editor with thejournal.ie, joined us to recommend their favourite fiction books of the year.

  • 'Shadowplay' by Joseph O'Connor
  • 'Olive Again' by Elizabeth Strout
  • 'The River Capture' by Mary Costello
  • 'Where the Crawdads Sing' by Delia Owens
  • 'The Memory Police' by Yoko Ogawa
  • 'The Wych Elm' by Tana French
  • 'Hunting Party' by Lucy Foley
  • 'The Wall' by John Lanchester
  • 'When All Is Said' by Anne Griffin
  • 'Once, Twice, Three Times an Aisling' by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen
  • 'My Sister, the Serial Killer' by Oyinkan Braithwaite
  • 'Daisy Jones & The Six' by Taylor Jenkins Reid
  • 'The Flatshare' by Beth O'Leary
  • 'Follow Me To Ground' by Sue Rainsford
  • 'This Is Happiness' by Niall Williams

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