Sally Rooney, author of Normal People, to release new book this Autumn

by Rachel Darcy

Normal People author Sally Rooney is set to release her third novel this September, titled Beautiful World, Where Are You.

The novel will be published by Faber on September 7, following the international bestsellers Conversations with Friends and Normal People.

Beautiful World, Where Are You tells the story of Alice and Eileen, two best friends who nearing their thirties in different places and on very different trajectories.

As the summer approaches, they exchange emails about art, friendship, the world around them and the complicated love affairs unfolding in their own lives. They say they want to see each other again soon. But what will happen when they do?

Alex Bowler, publisher of the novel, said: “Sally’s new novel is a book of friendship and sex, art and faith, power and love.

“It absorbs you once again in the inner lives of characters with brilliant minds and aching hearts, while marking the next creative leap from a singular writer.

“The book scintillates with intelligence, empathy and, yes, beauty.”

Award-winning author Sally Rooney has become a household name following the publication of her debut novels Conversations with Friends and Normal People, the latter of which became a television sensation when the limited series was released in 2020.

She was also nominated for an Emmy for her work on the television adaptation of Normal People. Conversations with Friends is also being developed for television.

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