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Beyond the Centre: Writers in Their Own Words

New in on bargain books is Beyond the Centre: Writers in Their Own Words, edited by Declan Meade.

Beyond the Centre: Writers in Their Own Words

The Book

Offering the reader insight into the life or viewpoint of contemporary writers, this celebratory anthology of twenty-five personal essays by Ireland’s most established writers celebrates the anniversary of the Irish Writers Centre. Themes such as memory, sense of place, writers block, the literary scene throughout the decades, the struggle to make a living and other snapshots of the Irish writing experience are discussed. Many of these essays are told from deeply personal standpoints and are interspersed with honest and humorous anecdotes. Contributors include: Kevin Barry, Pat Boran, Evelyn Conlon, Sarah Clancy, Dominique Cleary, Martina Devlin, Rob Doyle, Mia Gallagher, Jack Harte, Anne Haverty, Lia Mills, Catherine Phil McCarthy, Thomas McCarthy, Lisa McInerney, Belinda McKeon, Nuala Ní Chonchúir, Eilis Ní Dhuibhne, Joseph O Connor, Mary O’Donnell, Mary O Malley, Sean O Reilly, Ian Sansom, Peter Sirr, Gerard Smyth and Alan Titley. Afterword by Anne Enright.

 

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