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As celebrity books boom, professional authors are driven out of full-time work

Novelist Donal Ryan is the latest name forced to seek an income outside books, while children’s writers complain that stars from other media monopolise advancesDespite scoring three bestsellers in five years and a clutch of awards, The Spinning Heart author Donal Ryan has been forced to return... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2017-02-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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William Trevor dies

Irish novelist, playwright and short story writer Sir William Trevor has died, aged 88. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2016-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Stage is set for Eimear McBride's second novel

Affair between drama student and an older actor will feature in The Lesser Bohemians, due from Faber next autumn following award-winner A Girl is a Half-Formed ThingIt took Eimear McBride almost a decade to find a publisher for her first novel, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing. Now, a year after... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2015-09-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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