Books Eimear McBride Books by Eimear McBride Eimear McBride has written books about: Literary Fiction Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Eimear McBride NPR Books NPR's Book Concierge: Our Guide To 2016's Great Reads December 6, 2016 The Book Concierge is back and bigger than ever! Explore more than 300 standout titles picked by NPR staff and critics. The Lesser Bohemians Raquel Zaldivar/NPR hide caption toggle caption Raquel Zaldivar/NPR 'Lesser Bohemians' Uses Playful Language For A Classic Love Story September 24, 2016 A young drama student comes to the big city and falls in love with a rakish older actor in Eimear McBride's new novel. She tells NPR a conservative publishing industry initally overlooked her work. 'Lesser Bohemians' Uses Playful Language For A Classic Love Story Listen · 6:28 6:28 Toggle more options Download Embed Embed <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/495206074/495295233" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player"> Transcript Review Book Reviews Love Shifts The Self In 'The Lesser Bohemians' September 21, 2016 Eimear McBride's latest follows a young drama student who goes to London and falls for an older man. Her live, wriggling language makes a beautiful account of the ways the self is built and rebuilt. Review Book News & Features Challenging, Shattering 'Girl' Is No Half-Formed Thing September 10, 2014 Eimear McBride's debut uses fractured poetry to tell the story of a young girl trying to drown mental anguish with physical pain. Critic Heller McAlpin calls it devastating and ferociously original.