Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue

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Learned by Heart (Standalone) was the most recently released book by Emma Donoghue, on August 29th, 2023.

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Emma Donoghue Stats: The highest rated book by Emma Donoghue on Book Notification is The Pull of the Stars, a Standalone novel. The second-highest rated book is Room, a Standalone novel.

The most read book by Emma Donoghue on Book Notification is Room, a Standalone novel. The second most read book is The Pull of the Stars, a Standalone novel.

Below is a complete list of Emma Donoghue books in publication and chronological order, broken down by series.

List of Finbar's Hotel Books in Publication Order

List of Lotterys Plus One Books in Publication Order

List of Standalone Novels in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
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1994
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1995
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2001
4
2004
5
2007
6
2008
7
8.12010
8
62014
9
7.72016
10
82019
11
8.32020
12
52022
13
2023

List of Short Stories/Novellas in Publication Order

List of Short Story Collections in Publication Order

List of Plays in Publication Order

List of Non-Fiction Books in Publication Order

List of Out Of Line Books in Publication Order

List of Emma Donoghue Anthologies in Publication Order

# ReadTitle Avg. Year Book Link
1
1998
2
1999
3
1999
4
1999
5
2001
6
2002
7
2008
8
2011
9
2011
10
2013
11
2021
12
2023
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2024
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Emma Donoghue: Biography

Emma Donoghue was born on October 24th, 1969 and is currently 54 years old. Emma Donoghue was born in Dublin, Ireland.

Emma Donoghue is probably best known for her Standalone Novels. There are currently 13 novels available. The first standalone was released in 1994 with the novel Stir-Fry. The most recently released novel was Learned by Heart which was released in 2023. There are no upcoming standalone novels by Emma at this time.

Emma Donoghue has also written the Plays series which has 4 books including Ladies And Gentlemen and Emma Donoghue: Selected Plays.

Emma Donoghue: Awards & Accolades

Donoghue's books have won multiple awards, Hood won the Stonewall Book Award, Literature, in 1997. Slammerkin won the Ferro-Grumley Award, Best Lesbian Fiction, in 2002. Room won the Goodreads Awards, Best Fiction, in 2010 as well as the British Book Awards - Paperback of the Year in 2011, Alex Awards - Best Book in 2011. Inseparable won the Stonewall Book Award, Non-fiction, in 2011. Astray won the Audie Award, Best Short Stories or Collections, in 2013.

The following novels by Emma Donoghue were nominated for these awards:

  • Kissing the Witch: Otherwise Award, Best Science Fiction (1997).
  • Eleventh Annual Collection: Bram Stoker Awards, Superior Achievement in an Anthology (1998).
  • Life Mask: Ferro-Grumley Award, Best Lesbian Fiction (2005).
  • The Sealed Letter: Stonewall Book Award, Literature (2009).
  • Room: British Book Awards, International Author of the Year (2010). Booker Prize, Best Fiction Book (2010). Audie Award, Best Multi-Voiced Performance Award (2011). Women's Prize, For Fiction (2011).
  • Frog Music: Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction (2014). Stonewall Book Award, Literature (2015).
  • The Wonder: Scotiabank Giller Prize Awards, Giller Prize (2016). Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction (2016).
  • The Pull of the Stars: Goodreads Awards, Best Historical Fiction (2020). RUSA Awards, Historical Fiction Award (2021).

Emma Donoghue: TV/Movies Based on Books

In 2015, the novel Room, which was published in 2010, was released as a movie. The adaptation starred the likes of Brie Larson, William H. Macy and Jacob Tremblay, with Brie playing the role of Joy "Ma" Newsome. Emma also wrote the screenplay for Room, and actually wrote it prior to the book being published as she felt it was a book very suitable to be made into a movie. It received a nomination for Best Picture at the Oscars, and Brie Larson won numerous Best Actress awards.

The novel The Wonder, which Emma published in 2016, was made into a movie as well. This adaptation premiered in November 2022 on Netflix. Emma co-wrote the screenplay with Sebastian Lello and Alice Birch. It stars Florence Pugh as Nurse Lib Wright.

The short story Pluck, from the short story collection Touchy Subjects, was released as a short film in 2001.

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  1. Stephen King, author of The Dark Tower Series.
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  3. Paula Hawkins, author of the novel: The Girl on the Train.
  4. Fredrik Backman, author of the novel: A Man Called Ove.
  5. John Grisham, author of the Jake Brigance Series.

Emma Donoghue: F.A.Q

When was Emma Donoghue Born? How old is Emma Donoghue?

Emma Donoghue was born on October 24th, 1969. Emma Donoghue is currently 54 years old.

Where was Emma Donoghue Born?

Emma Donoghue was born in Dublin, Ireland and is Irish-Canadian.

What book awards has Emma Donoghue won?

Hood: Stonewall Book Award Literature (1997).
Slammerkin: Ferro-Grumley Award Best Lesbian Fiction (2002).
Room: Goodreads Awards Best Fiction (2010), British Book Awards Paperback of the Year (2011), Alex Awards Best Book (2011).
Inseparable: Stonewall Book Award Non-fiction (2011).
Astray: Audie Award Best Short Stories or Collections (2013).

What was the first book Emma Donoghue wrote?

The first book written by Emma Donoghue was Passions Between Women, published in 1993.

What was the most recent book Emma Donoghue wrote?

Her most recently released work was Learned by Heart on August 29th, 2023.

Will there be any more books by Emma Donoghue?

Emma Donoghue does not have any upcoming books with a set publication date within the next few months at this time.

How many books has Emma Donoghue written?

Emma Donoghue has written 30 books across 10 series, excluding contributions to anthologies.
  • 1 book in the Finbar's Hotel Series
  • 2 books in the Lotterys Plus One Series
  • 13 Standalone Novels
  • 3 Short Stories/Novellas
  • 3 Short Story Collections
  • 4 Plays
  • 3 Non-Fiction Books
  • 1 book in the Out Of Line Series

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