Tagged: Donal Ryan

Rooney, Almond and Youngson make Costa 2018 shortlists

Irish novelist Sally Rooney, children's writer David Almond, and a 70-year-old debut writer, Anne Youngson, are among the 20 authors whose books have been shortlisted... Read more

Ryan, Barry, McBride on Irish Book Awards shortlists

Donal Ryan, Sebastian Barry, Eimear McBride and Emma Donoghue are all shortlisted for Novel of the Year at the Bord Gáis Energy Irish Book Awards... Read more

Sceptre marks love collection with short story competition

Hodder & Stoughton's literary imprint Sceptre is marking the release of a collection of stories about love in November by launching a love-themed short story... Read more

Donal Ryan | 'Fiction is always a series of guesses'

With two critically lauded novels under his belt, Irish author Donal Ryan returns with another scintillating tale, All We Shall Know, writes Alice O’Keeffe.... Read more

Pictures of the week

From Pulitzer Prize winners to a Scottish MP to a group of gorillas, here are our pictures of the week. Read more

Transworld to publish story collections

This autumn will see Transworld imprint Doubleday publish the first short-story collections of four high-profile authors.  August sees the publication of John Boyne’s Beneath the... Read more

Donal Ryan among EU Prize winners

Irish author Donal Ryan, whose debut The Spinning Heart (Doubleday Ireland) won the 2013 Guardian First Book Award, is among the winners of the... Read more

Donal Ryan's career spin

The Booker-nominated writer's debut novel The Spinning Heart was rejected by publishers 47 times Read more

Donal Ryan | “I think a lot of people never ever speak about their demons or things that hurt them deep inside”

Felicity Wood talks to Donal Ryan about his award-winning début The Spinning Heart, which takes a personal look at the impact of the economic crash in... Read more

Extract: The Spinning Heart

Donal Ryan's The Spinning Heart was voted Irish Book of the Year, and is one of this year's Waterstones Eleven Read more

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