Books The Snapper by Roddy Doyle Paperback, 216 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleThe SnapperAuthorRoddy Doyle Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon iBooks Independent Booksellers Book Summary Sharon Rabitte is single, pregnant, and living in Dublin, and as her stomach grows, her situation elicits a wide range of responses from her family and community. By the author of The Commitments. Reprint. Genres: Literary Fiction Fiction Also by Roddy Doyle The Guts Click The Dead Republic Smile Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about The Snapper Review Three Books... Three Cheers (And Three Books) For Mummy Dearest May 7, 2012 Mother's Day may arrive earlier in England than in the U.S., but British writer Rosamund Lupton is always happy to celebrate. She recommends three books that distill motherhood to its essential elements. Do you have a favorite book about moms? Tell us in the comments.