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Discover some of the best books by Irish authors

Have you ever noticed that Ireland seems to produce a disproportionate number of wonderful writers? Even the ABC has reported on the phenomenon, noting that Ireland is ‘arguably the literary capital of the world.’ From James Joyce to Paul Murray, Maeve Binchy to Marian Keyes, there are so many wonderful Irish authors to celebrate.

Keep scrolling to see some of their books. Whether you love classics or lean more contemporary, there’s something for every kind of reader on this list.