Reading by Sinead Moriarty and Mike McCormack
Sinead Moriarty is the author of 14 novels published by Penguin. She also writes a weekly column for the Irish Independent. Sinead also fronts the Easons ‘Sinead & Rick Must Reads’ book club.
Mike McCormack is the author of two collections of short stories Getting it in the Head and Forensic Songs. Three novels Crowe’s Requiem, Notes from a Coma and Solar Bones were published in May of 2016. In 1996, he was awarded the Rooney Prize for Literature and Getting it in the Head was chosen as a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. In 2006, Notes from a Coma
was shortlisted for the Irish Book of the Year Award. In 2016, Solar Bones was awarded the Goldsmiths Prize and the Bord Gais Energy Irish Novel of the Year and Book of the Year; it was also long-listed for the 2017 Man Booker Prize. In 2018, it was awarded the International Dublin Literary Award. He teaches creative writing at NUI Galway and is a member of Aosdána.
Thanks to Maura O’Halloran and Nicole Shanahan
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