Hometown reception for prolific author Sally Rooney

Monday, 8th October, 2018 5:35pm

Hometown reception for prolific author Sally Rooney

Sally Rooney

AUTHOR Sally Rooney is to be feted with a civic reception in Castlebar, her native town.

The 27-year-old has taken the publishing world by storm with two bestsellers, all in the space of 18 months.

Recently she earned a place on the Man Booker longlist for her second novel, Normal People.

Her first book, Conversations with Friends, has also been a bestseller.

At a meeting of Castlebar Municipal District, Councillor Blackie Gavin complimented Sally for her talent and productivity.

A proposal by Councillor Gavin that the town’s most famous literary daughter be accorded a civic reception was unanimously agreed.

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