Books written by Heather O'Neill

Lullabies for Little Criminals

Harper Perennial | April 5, 2016 | 368 pages
Heather O’Neill’s critically acclaimed debut novel, with a new introduction from the author to celebrate its ten-year anniversary Baby, all of thirteen years old, is lost in the gangly, coltish moment between childhood and the strange pulls and temptations of the adult world. Her mother is... More Info

The Daydreams of Angels

April 7, 2015 | 368 pages
Heather O'Neill's distinctive style and voice fill these charming, sometimes dark, always beguiling stories. From "The Robot Baby," in which we discover what happens when a robot feels emotion for the very first time, to "Heaven," about a grandfather who died for a few minutes when he was nine and... More Info

The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

October 16, 2014 | 100 pages
Finalist for the 2014 Scotiabank Giller Prize From the author of the international bestselling, award-winning Lullabies for Little Criminals, a coming-of-age novel set on the seedy side of Montreal's St. Laurent Boulevard Gorgeous twins Noushcka and Nicolas Tremblay live with their grandfather... More Info

The Girl Who Was Saturday Night

May 6, 2014 | 416 pages
From the author of the international bestseller Lullabies for Little Criminals, a coming-of-age novel set on the seedy side of Montreal's St. Laurent Boulevard Gorgeous twins Noushcka and Nicolas Tremblay live with their grandfather Loulou in a tiny, sordid apartment on St. Laurent Boulevard. They... More Info

Lullabies for Little Criminals

Harper Perennial | October 17, 2006 | 352 pages
A gritty, heart-wrenching novel about bruised innocence on the city's feral streets—the remarkable debut of a stunning literary talent Heather O'Neill dazzles with a first novel of extraordinary prescience and power, a subtly understated yet searingly effective story of a young life on the... More Info