Emma Donoghue
AUTHOR

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.

Read more Read less

You're getting a free audiobook.
$14.95 per month after 30 days. Cancel anytime.

Best Sellers

    • Room

    • A Novel
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Michal Friedman, Ellen Archer, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Length: 10 hrs and 45 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 9,285
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,331
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 6,302

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

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Brought Room and the outside world to Life

    • By Daryl on 07-09-14

    Regular price: $22.80

    • The Wonder

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Kate Lock
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 1,263
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 1,165
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 1,169

    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

    • 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 47
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 46
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 46

    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 43 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 317
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 275
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 282

    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

    • The Lotterys Plus One

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Thérèse Plummer
    • Length: 6 hrs and 35 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 21
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 19

    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

    • Landing

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Laura Hicks
    • Length: 11 hrs and 26 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 236
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 120
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 128

    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

    • The Lotterys More or Less

    • Lotterys Series, Book 2
    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Thérèse Plummer
    • Length: 5 hrs and 55 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Sumac Lottery is the keeper of her family's traditions - from Pow Wow to Holi, Carnival to Hogmanay, Sumac's on guard to make sure that no Lottery celebration gets forgotten. But this winter all Sumac's seasonal plans go awry when a Brazilian visitor overstays his welcome....

    Regular price: $17.49

    • Astray

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Khristine Hvam, James Langton, Robert Petkoff, and others
    • Length: 6 hrs and 31 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 88
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 78
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 75

    The fascinating characters that roam across the pages of Emma Donoghue's stories have all gone astray: they are emigrants, runaways, drifters, lovers old and new....

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • Great use of historical fiction

    • By Doug on 12-10-12

    Regular price: $22.80

    • Life Mask

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Donada Peters
    • Length: 23 hrs and 4 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 5
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 5
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 5

    In a time of approaching war and terrorism, spectacular wealth and financial disasters, the private world of three famous Londoners becomes a public scandal....

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Wonderful.

    • By Ginger 3701 on 06-29-18

    Regular price: $45.50

    • Stir-Fry

    • By: Emma Donoghue
    • Narrated by: Caroline Lennon
    • Length: 7 hrs and 20 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4 out of 5 stars 7

    Seventeen and sure of nothing, Maria has left her parents’ small-town grocery for university life in Dublin. An ad in the Student Union – “2 females seek flatmate....

    Regular price: $14.94

Are you an author?

Help us improve our Author Pages by updating your bibliography and submitting a new or current image and biography.