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Mary Costello grew up in County Galway. Her collection of short stories, The China Factory, was nominated for the Guardian First Book Award. Her stories have been published in various anthologies and broadcast on radio. She lives in Dublin.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Mary Costello

Academy Street by Mary Costello
Academy Street
Mary Costello
Joyous and heart-breaking, restrained but sweeping, this is a profoundly moving story that charts one woman's quest for belonging amid the dazzle and tumult of America's greatest city. Academy Street establishes Mary Costello as one of Ireland's most exciting literary...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/03/2015
Academy Street by Mary Costello
Academy Street
Mary Costello
Shortlisted for the Costa First Novel Award 2014. Joyous and heart-breaking, restrained but sweeping, this is a profoundly moving story that charts one woman's quest for belonging amid the dazzle and tumult of America's greatest city. Academy Street establishes Mary...
Format: Hardback - Released: 28/10/2014

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