The View from Here: Good reads from Ireland

I recently took part in The View From Here over at Booker Talk’s fantastic blog. She got me nattering about all things Irish and bookish!

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We’re staying with the Celtic nations for the choice of our next country in The View From Here series on literature from around the world. Our featured country is Ireland and who better to give us the insight on this country’s literature than the blogger who has co-hosted Reading Ireland month for the past few years: Cathy at 746books 

Let’s meet Cathy

cathyJust over two years ago, as I went to buy yet another book, I decided to do a count and see how many unread books I had to hand – on my shelves, my iPad and my Kindle. It came to 746 and I was so shocked! I was reading around 30 books a year and worked out that if I didn’t buy any more books, it would still take me about 25 years to read all the books I had in the house! So, I set myself the challenge…

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I am a 40 something book buying addict trying to reduce the backlog one book at a time!

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  1. I sometimes look at the number of unread books that I have and wonder how I can just keep buying more – like you say above, I could probably read none stop for at least the next 10 years and not run out of books!
    Lynn 😀

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