Hood – Emma Donoghue


About the book

Hood is Irish writer Emma Donoghue’s second novel.  Alternating reveries and reality, it is an account of how a woman copes with the sudden death of her partner. It was published in 1995, and won the Stonewall Book Award (formerly the ALA’s Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Book Award for Literature).  This 2011 edition contains some additional material, including a transcript of an interview with the author.

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awb 2013

my first ever reading challenge — i’m signing up for gatheringbooks.org’s AWB reading challenge 2013, and going all out, aiming for level 4 🙂

1. The Old Man and the Sea by Ernest Hemingway – 6 Jan 2013

2.  The Tiger’s Wife by Tea Obreht – 15 Jan 2013

3.  Hood by Emma Donoghue – 28 Jan 2013