A selection of wide ranging essays from the passionate and original journalist and writer, Nuala O'Faolain drawn from nonfiction written between 1980 and her untimely death in 2008. A recent UK reviewer wrote of the collected columns: O'Faolain was never too concerned with the humdrum of the latest controversy. Instead, she excelled at making the everyday radiant. Her subjects were shopping, ageing, praying, friends, the death of a beloved dog, going on holiday or visiting the dentist and, always, men and women, and how they interact.A"
Nuala O'Faolain (1940-2008) was an Irish journalist, radio and television producer, teacher and author. She achieved international acclaim with the publication of her memoir, Are You Somebody? She followed this success with another memoir, Almost There; a novel, My Dream of You, an historical commentary, The Story of Chicago May (winner of the Prix Femina), and a posthumously published novel, Best Love, Rosie.