Search - List of Books by Niall Williams

Niall Williams was born in Dublin in 1958. He studied English and French literature at University College Dublin before graduating with a Master's degree in Modern American Literature. He moved to New York in 1980 where he married Christine Breen, whom he had met while she was a Master's student also at UCD, and took his first job opening boxes of books in Fox and Sutherland's bookshop in Mount Kisco. He later worked as a copywriter for Avon Books in New York City before leaving America with Chris in 1985 to attempt to make a life as a writer.

His first four books were co-written with Chris and tell of their life together in Kiltumper in west Clare. In 1991 Niall's first play 'The Murphy Initiative' was staged at The Abbey Theatre in Dublin. His second play, 'A Little Like Paradise' was produced on the Peacock stage of The Abbey Theatre in 1995. His third play, 'The Way You Look Tonight,' was produced by Galway's Druid Theatre Company in 1999.

Niall's first novel was Four Letters of Love. Published in 1997, it went on to become an international bestseller and has been published in over twenty countries. His second novel, As it is in Heaven was published in 1999 and short listed for the Irish Times Literature Prize. His third novel, The Fall of Light was published in Britain and Ireland, France, Italy and America. His fourth novel, Only Say The Word, was published in 2005 in several countries and his fifth novel, Boy in the World was published in 2007. Boy in the World is dedicated to Joseph, Niall's son. He wrote chapters and sent them to Joseph who was away at boarding school. Niall continued the story in the sequel, Boy and Man. Niall's most recent novel, his seventh novel, is entitled John. At present he is at work on a novel, and a screenplay, and a book of short stories.

He currently lives in west Clare with his wife and two children. He works as a mentor for MFA students of Carlow University in Pittsburgh. He was also the writer-in-residence for Co. Sligo, for the previous two years.

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Total Books: 71
History of the Rain A Novel
2015 - History of the Rain a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781620407707
ISBN-10: 1620407701
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Four Letters of Love
2015 - Four Letters of Love (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9781632863188
ISBN-10: 1632863189
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Romance

History of the Rain Longlisted for the Man Booker Prize 2014
2012 - John (Audio CD)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9781743141939
ISBN-10: 1743141939
Genres: Literature & Fiction, Religion & Spirituality, Christian Books & Bibles

Boy and Man
2008 - Boy and Man (Hardcover)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9780007213474
ISBN-10: 0007213476

John A Novel
2008 - John a Novel (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio CD
ISBN-13: 9780747595816
ISBN-10: 074759581X
Genre: Literature & Fiction

Boy in the World
2007 - Boy in the World [Charnwood Large Print] (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781846179631
ISBN-10: 1846179637

Only Say the Word
2006 - Only Say the Word (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330433969
ISBN-10: 0330433962
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 5/5 Stars.

Only Say the Word  A Format Ome
2006 - Only Say the Word a Format Ome [PB] (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780330438490
ISBN-10: 0330438492

The Fall of Light
2006 - The Fall of Light (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780330487009
ISBN-10: 0330487000
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4/5 Stars.

Destins crpusculaires
2003 - Destins Crpusculaires (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9782207253489
ISBN-10: 2207253481

The Fall of Light
2002 - The Fall of Light (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780446528405
ISBN-10: 0446528404
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

Die Musik des Himmels
2001 - Die Musik Des Himmels (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442449996
ISBN-10: 3442449995

Quatre lettres d'amour
2001 - Quatre Lettres D'amour (Paperback)Paperback
ISBN-13: 9782080674296
ISBN-10: 2080674293

As It Is in Heaven
2000 - As It Is in Heaven (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780446676014
ISBN-10: 0446676012
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

Das Alphabet der Liebe
2000 - Das Alphabet Der Liebe (Paperback)
ISBN-13: 9783442445769
ISBN-10: 3442445760

Four Letters of Love
1998 - Four Letters of Love (Paperback)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780446674935
ISBN-10: 0446674931
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 4.1/5 Stars.

Four Letters of Love A Novel
1997 - Four Letters of Love a Novel (Hardcover)Paperback, Hardcover, Audio Cassette
ISBN-13: 9780374158170
ISBN-10: 0374158177
Genre: Literature & Fiction
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.

The Luck of the Irish Our Life in County Clare
1996 - The Luck of the Irish Our Life in County Clare (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9781569470787
ISBN-10: 1569470782
Genres: History, Travel
  • Currently 4.6/5 Stars.

Pipes Are Calling Our Jaunts Through Ireland
1991 - Pipes Are Calling Our Jaunts Through Ireland (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780939149520
ISBN-10: 0939149524
Genre: Travel
  • Currently 3.3/5 Stars.

When Summer's in the Meadow
1990 - When Summer's in the Meadow (Paperback)Hardcover
ISBN-13: 9780939149377
ISBN-10: 0939149370
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Travel
  • Currently 4.7/5 Stars.

The Way You Look Tonight [New Island/new drama] (Paperback)