My Life in Books: Fatti Burke

This week, we asked illustrator and author of the best-selling Irelandopedia Fatti Burke about the books that have stood out in her life…in the first edition of My Life in Books.

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Book that reminds you of…Love
Brooklyn – Colm Tóibín

Book that reminds you of…Childhood
Secret Diary of Adrian Mole (13 3/4) – Sue Townsend

Book that reminds you of…Adulthood
‘Tis – Frank McCourt

Book that reminds you of…School
About A Boy – Nick Hornby

Book that reminds you of…Regrets
Not That Kind of Girl – Lena Dunham

Book that reminds you of…Growing Older
Everything is Illuminated – Jonathan Safran Foer

Book that reminds you of…Change
Middlesex – Jeffrey Eugenides

Book that reminds you of…Heartbreak
High Fidelity – Nick Hornby (oops! two Hornbys on the list!)

Book that reminds you of…Pop Culture
Trainspotting – Irvine Welsh

Book that reminds you of…Danger
It – Steven King (first book to make me scared to go to sleep)

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