Roddy Doyle, author of "The Commitments", has signed a deal to work with Roy Keane on the controversial ex-footballer’s latest autobiography.
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Sunday 24 October 2004
The day after the Man Booker Prize awards ceremony, I awoke feeling sad and guilty, with all the symptoms of what writer Debbie Moggach, a veteran of adjudicating circles, identifies as "judges' tristesse". This essentially means that however many times you reread the books and put your keenest analytical energies into the process, you can never be complacent about the decision you came to: your conscience aches too much for the other authors you admired.
Thursday 07 October 2004
Friday 24 September 2004
Early last year, in the tropical highlands of Sri Lanka, I sat in the shade of a bodhi tree in Kandy and enthused about a debut novel set in another beautiful - if bleaker - stretch of hill country.
Saturday 11 September 2004
The Erotic Review has been the repository for the musings of some of the best-known writers of the age, from Auberon Waugh toD B C Pierre, but the upmarket favourite read of louche old colonels everywhere has come to the end of an era following its sale to the publisher of Penthouse UK.
Sunday 29 August 2004
Friday 27 August 2004
Friday 04 June 2004
Friday 04 June 2004
Monday 02 February 2004
Friday 02 January 2004
Wednesday 15 October 2003
Sunday 07 September 2003
Friday 21 March 2003
Friday 08 November 2002
Wednesday 23 October 2002
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