Sally Rooney is the author of the novels Conversations with Friends, Normal People and Beautiful World, Where Are You. She was the winner of the Sunday Times/PFD Young Writer of the Year Award in 2017. Normal People (‘the literary phenomenon of the decade’, Guardian) was the Waterstones Book of the Year 2019, won the Costa Novel of the Year 2018 and the Royal Society of Literature’s Encore Award 2019. Sally Rooney co-wrote the television adaptation of Normal People which was broadcast on the BBC in 2020.
‘The literary phenomenon of the decade.’
‘The best novel published this year.’
‘The most enjoyable novel of the year.’
‘A spellbinding twenty-first-century love story.’
‘At times I think of human relationships as something soft like sand or water, and by pouring them into particular vessels we give them shape.’