Irish authors, both classic and contemporary, born in Ireland or of Irish ancestry, fill library shelves with compelling literature. Embrace a bit of the Irish with one of these well-known titles, or link to a list of titles by the author that are held at the library. Connect to the Biography Reference Bank to find for more author information.
In honor of Emily Dickinson’s birthday, Dec. 10, 1830, one of her poems -
There is no Frigate like a Book
To take us Lands away
Nor any Coursers like a Page
Of prancing Poetry –
This Traverse may the poorest take
Without oppress of Toll –
How frugal is the Chariot
That bears the Human soul.