Philadelphia has a bright future


Molly McCloskey

Molly McCloskey was born in Philadelphia in 1964 and grew up in Oregon. In 1989 she moved to Ireland and now lives in Dublin. She has published two volumes of short stories - "Solomon? S Seal" and "The Beautiful Changes" - and the novel "How We Live". In recent years she has mainly devoted herself to non-fiction subjects, from basketball and basalt stone suppliers in Vietnam to the activities of the UN in Sudan. She writes regularly for the Irish Times and the Dublin Review.
4 books

Molly McCloskey: Strong sun, weak moon. A true story

Steidl Verlag, Göttingen 2015
ISBN 9783869309439, hardcover, 336 pages, 24.00 EUR
From the American by Hans-Christian Oeser. At eighteen, Michael McCloskey has a bright future ahead of him: he is talented, hardworking, popular, a top athlete, freshly in love. He has a scholarship ...

Molly McCloskey: love. stories

Steidl Verlag, Göttingen 2011
ISBN 9783869302324, hardcover, 188 pages, 18.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Hans-Christian Oeser. A man has grown fat and half-heartedly starts an affair; a marriage is scrapped like a broken television; a father abandons his family ...

Molly McCloskey: Nice changes. novel

Steidl Verlag, Göttingen 2008
ISBN 9783865217790, hardcover, 168 pages, 16.00 EUR
Translated from the English by Hans-Christian Oeser. Jude has a date with her past - she will meet her father again, who long ago turned his back on his family. She will…

Molly McCloskey: How we live. novel

Steidl Verlag, Göttingen 2006
ISBN 9783865213297, hardcover, 334 pages, 19.90 EUR
Translated from the English by Hans-Christian Oeser. Whether from Detroit or Düsseldorf, who is on vacation in Ireland, has a right to green meadows, sociable humor and dignified poverty - of which is ...