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Nuala O'Connor | Nora: A Love Story of Nora and James Joyce -- in conversation with Peter Money -- online

N O'ConnorJoin us for a special event with Irish author Nuala O’Connor!

In collaboration with the Mary L. Blood Memorial Library in Brownsville, Vermont, Nuala will speak with local author and publisher, Peter Money, about her new book, Nora: A Love Story of Nora and James Joyce. (This will be held at noon to accommodate the time difference.) 

Nora immerses the reader in the life of the young woman who falls in love with James Joyce. Nora adores Jim and truly believes in his talent, but she longs for stability for herself and her young children while he galivants around Europe. An historical novel about love, heartache, ambition, and the life of an extraordinary woman. 

Originally from Dublin, Nuala O’Connor has won the Short Story Prize in the UK and Ireland’s Francis MacManus Award. She is editor at flash e-zine Splonk. Her earlier books include Becoming Belle and Miss Emily, A Novel

Peter Money’s latest book, Oh When The Saints, is about his time spent studying abroad in Dublin in the 1980s.

To join the online event, please email The link will be sent automatically. (Be sure to check your email filters.)

Our virtual gatherings are limited to 100 participants, first come, first admitted.

Event date: 
Friday, March 12, 2021 - 12:00pm
Event address: 
Norwich Bookstore
Norwich, VT
Nora: A Love Story of Nora and James Joyce Cover Image
ISBN: 9780062991720
Availability: On Our Shelves Now (call to confirm availability)
Published: Harper Perennial - January 5th, 2021

Named one of the best books of historical fiction by the New York Times

Acclaimed Irish novelist Nuala O’Connor’s bold reimagining of the life of James Joyce’s wife, muse, and the model for Molly Bloom in Ulysses is a “lively and loving paean to the indomitable Nora Barnacle” (Edna O’Brien).

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