Book of the Year 2014
Congratulations to Mary Costello, author of Academy Street, voted Bord Gáis Energy Book of the Year 2014.
About the book:
Growing up in the west of Ireland in the 1940s, Tess is a shy introverted child. But beneath her quiet exterior lies a heart of fire. Over four decades and a life lived with quiet intensity on Academy Street in upper Manhattan, Tess encounters ferocious love and calamitous loss. But what endures is her bravery and fortitude.