Actor, philanthropist and all-time queen of talk show television Oprah Winfrey has given her seal of approval to 25 Irish books in her much loved O Magazine.

In an article called 25 Irish Books You Should Read, the magazine published an extensive list of books both old and new which includes everything from Oscar Wilde’s Picture of Dorian Gray to Oh My God What a Complete Aisling.

No doubt you already have a few of these classics on your bookshelf. Here is the list in full...

Dubliners By James Joyce

Maeve in America: Essays by a Girl from Somewhere Else by Maeve Higgins

A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing by Eimear McBride

Milkman by Anna Burns

The Barrytown Trilogy by Roddy Doyle

The Glorious Heresies by Lisa McInerney

From a Low and Quiet Sea by Donal Ryan

Skippy Dies by Paul Murray

The Country Girls by Edna O'Brien

The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Amongst Women by John McGahern

The Last September by Elizabeth Bowen

Actress by Anne Enright

Exciting Times by Naoise Dolan

PS, I Love You by Cecelia Ahern

Angela's Ashes by Frank McCourt

A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy

Brooklyn by Colm Tóibín

The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde

The Sea by John Banville

Faithful Place by Tana French

The Heart's Invisible Furiesby John Boyne

Oh My God, What a Complete Aisling by Emer McLysaght and Sarah Breen

Conversations with Friendsby Sally Rooney

Unraveling Oliver by Liz Nugent

25 Irish Books You Should Read is published in The Oprah Magazine and written by journalist Michelle Darrisaw - read the full article on the O website here.