To get in the mood for the wearing of the green, we dedicate this St. Patrick’s Day to Maeve Binchy. One of Ireland’s and the bookstores long time favorite. From The Circle of Friends, to her last, A Week In Winter, published after her death, we salute you. All perfect reads to get you in the mood for a green beer or two.
Maeve Binchy was an Irish novelist, playwright, short story writer, columnist, and speaker best known for her humorous take on small-town life in Ireland, her descriptive characters, her interest in human nature and her often clever surprise endings. Her novels, which were translated into 37 languages, and sold more than 40 million copies worldwide. After her death, she was became known as Ireland’s best-loved and most recognizable writer.