Emma Donoghue
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Emma Donoghue

Born in Dublin in 1969, Emma Donoghue is a writer of contemporary and historical fiction whose novels include the international bestseller "Room" (her screen adaptation was nominated for four Oscars), "Frog Music", "Slammerkin," "The Sealed Letter," "Landing," "Life Mask," "Hood," and "Stirfry." Her story collections are "Astray", "The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits," "Kissing the Witch," and "Touchy Subjects." She also writes literary history, and plays for stage and radio. She lives in London, Ontario, with her partner and their two children.

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Best Sellers

    • Room

    • A Novel
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Michal Friedman, Ellen Archer, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 8,363
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,485
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 5,461

    To five-year-old Jack, Room is the entire world....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • A truly memorable read

    • By Kathleen on 09-16-10

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Wonder

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Kate Lock
    • Length: 12 hrs and 24 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,161
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,073
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,077

    In Emma Donoghue's latest masterpiece, an English nurse brought to a small Irish village to observe what appears to be a miracle soon finds herself fighting to save a child's life....

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Could not get past the narration

    • By Annie M. on 10-19-16

    Regular price: $28.50

    • The Lotterys Plus One

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Thérèse Plummer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 18
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 16

    The best-selling author of the adult novel Room bursts onto the children's book scene with this cross between Little Miss Sunshine, Cheaper by the Dozen, and Modern Family....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Fun and insightful story

    • By Deborah Marsden on 12-13-17

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Astray

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: James Langton, Khristine Hvam, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 9
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Counterfeiter. Dishwasher. Prostitute. Attorney. Sculptor. Mercenary. Elephant. Corpse....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Outstanding and riveting

    • By Jessica Cowan on 08-31-16

    Regular price: $22.41

    • Kissing the Witch

    • Old Tales in New Skins
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Maggie Mash
    • Length: 4 hrs and 30 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 39
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 38
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 38

    Thirteen tales are unspun from the deeply familiar and woven anew into a collection of fairy tales that wind back through time....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Phenomenal story

    • By Chris on 08-06-15

    Regular price: $15.98

    • Frog Music

    • A Novel
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam
    • Length: 12 hrs and 47 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 310
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 269
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 276

    Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heat wave and a smallpox epidemic....

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Just a struggle

    • By SydSavvy on 07-23-14

    Regular price: $28.50

    • Landing

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 230
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 112
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 120

    Sile is a stylish citizen of the new Dublin, a veteran flight attendant who's traveled the world. Jude is a 25-year-old archivist, stubbornly attached to the tiny town of Ireland, Ontario....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Lovely

    • By 'Nathan on 03-03-10

    Regular price: $27.97

    • Slammerkin

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Charlotte Stevens
    • Length: 14 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 4
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 4
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 4

    Strangers might remember a trip to see a girl hang, but who would spare a thought for the who’s and how’s and whys....

    Regular price: $18.11

    • The Woman Who Gave Birth to Rabbits

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Jilly Bond
    • Length: 7 hrs and 52 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 2
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 2

    Emma Donoghue vividly brings to life stories inspired by her discoveries of fascinating, hidden scraps of the past. Here, an engraving of a woman giving birth to rabbits....

    Regular price: $20.99

    • Touchy Subjects

    • Stories
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: John Cormack, Daniel Coonan, Caroline Lennon, and others
    • Length: 8 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1

    In this sparkling collection of 19 stories, the best-selling author of Slammerkin returns to contemporary affairs, exposing the private dilemmas that result from some of our most public controversies....

    Regular price: $24.49

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