Faber to publish authorised Seamus Heaney biography

Biographer and Irish Times journalist Fintan O'Toole is to research and write an authorised life of poet Seamus Heaney, Faber & Faber and the Seamus Heaney Estate have announced. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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