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Sally Rooney
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Sally Rooney

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.

Author Videos
Sally Rooney talks to Kishani Widyaratna about <i>Normal People</i>
Sally Rooney Interview: On <i>Conversations with Friends</i>
Writer Sally Rooney on transforming life into novels | Louisiana Channel
Author Videos
Sally Rooney talks to Kishani Widyaratna about <i>Normal People</i>
Sally Rooney talks to Kishani Widyaratna about Normal People
Sally Rooney Interview: On <i>Conversations with Friends</i>
Sally Rooney Interview: On Conversations with Friends
Writer Sally Rooney on transforming life into novels | Louisiana Channel
Writer Sally Rooney on transforming life into novels | Louisiana Channel
Praise for Sally Rooney

'The literary phenomenon of the decade.'

Guardian
Praise for Sally Rooney

'The best novel published this year.'

The Times
Praise for Sally Rooney

'Quite astonishing.'

Independent
Praise for Sally Rooney

'The most enjoyable novel of the year.'

Daily Telegraph
Praise for Sally Rooney

'A spellbinding twenty-first-century love story.'

TLS
Quotes from Sally Rooney

'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.'

Alice
Beautiful World, Where Are You
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Faber Radio presents Sally Rooney

Before there was Normal People, there was Conversations With Friends – and we’re pleased to present three playlists by Sally Rooney that inspired the three central characters in this unforgettable book. Frances is twenty-one years old, cool-headed and observant. A student in Dublin and an aspiring writer, at night she performs spoken word with her […]

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Announcing the new novel from Sally Rooney

We’re thrilled to announce that we will publish the second novel by Sally Rooney, winner of the PFD/Sunday Times Young Writer of the Year Award in September. Normal People is the story of Connell and Marianne, who grow up in the same small town in the west of Ireland – but they are from very different […]