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Ruth Gilligan: Nine Folds Make a Paper Swan

(Fiction, 352 pp. 2017)

Three intertwining voices span the twentieth century to tell the unknown story of the Jews in Ireland, in this heartbreaking portrait of what it means to belong, and how storytelling can redeem us all.

Kirkus Review

Review by Mike Broida, Los Angeles Review of Books, February 2, 2017

Review by Oona Frawley, The Guardian, July 1, 2016

Review by Sarah Gilmartin, Irish Times, July 9, 2016

Research Notes by Ruth Gilligan

Ruth Gilligan speaks at the New York State Writers Institute, 2017 (5 min. video)

Ruth Gilligan on The Irish and the Jews (25 min. video)