St. Patrick's Day is upon us this week. So in honor of that, this week's Thematic Sunday are books about the Irish. I'm going to be doing history books, non-fiction books about any Irish people, and even fiction books with Irish characters.
A memoir about Frank McCourt's years as a young boy born to recently immigrated Irish parents, growing up in Depression era Brooklyn.
Short Story collection by James Joyce looking at Dublin at the turn of the twentieth century.
Looking for a mystery series to sink your teeth into this St. Patty's Day? Try Tana French's murder mysteries set in modern day Dublin.
Maybe you want to see what Irish lit is like nowadays? Look no further then Room. A bestseller that recently got turned into a Oscar nominated film.
Speaking of the Oscars, this book also got made into a movie that was nominated this year. This one about a girl from 1950s Ireland who immigrates to the US.
Looking for a more fantastical version of Ireland? Try this dark urban fantasy series complete with antagonistic romance and fae.
Binchy has several books set in Ireland. I'd go with this one. It seems to be her most popular.
Looking for a history book on Ireland. Check this bestseller out.
Retelling of an old Irish tale set in medieval Ireland.
If the book above interests you, then try this book out.