Anne Enright

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Top 10 books about theatre | Michael Billington
From Anne Enright’s novel about an actor’s daughter to the diaries of former National Theatre director Peter Hall, the theatre critic chooses his favourite titles about the stage

Michael Billington

06, Oct, 2021 @11:43 AM

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Anne Enright on The Green Road: ‘I set out to write another King Lear’
The author on writing her novel a cottage in County Clare, and letting her scattered characters take on lives of their own

Anne Enright

26, Jun, 2021 @11:00 AM

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On my radar: Anne Enright’s cultural highlights
The Booker prize-winning author on Mare of Easttown, her favourite lockdown park and the fearsome power of folk music

Anne Enright

19, Jun, 2021 @2:00 PM

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David Nicholls: 'Gifting books feels like changing the music at someone else’s party'
The author and screenwriter on being inspired by Tess of the D’Urbervilles, feeling gloomy over Moomins and rereading Franny and Zooey

David Nicholls

10, Aug, 2020 @11:00 AM

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Tiger King and a bloody mary: Hilary Mantel, Simon Armitage and other writers on lockdown life
Simon Armitage pogos to neo-punk, Anne Enright craves for Cary Grant, The Seventh Seal cheers up Julian Barnes, Diana Evans works out to hip-hop and Jeanette Winterson talks to herself … writers reveal how they’re surviving the corona crisis

Compiled by Lisa Allardice

03, Apr, 2020 @1:58 PM

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Got 150 hours? Great audiobooks to listen to on lockdown
From Ian McKellen reading Homer to Bill Bryson on the body, these audiobooks can expand your horizons, even when you can’t go out

Steven Poole

25, Mar, 2020 @6:00 AM

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Anne Enright: ‘A lot of bad things happen to women in books. Really a lot’
She began a novel about the dark side of Hollywood – and then the Weinstein scandal broke. The Booker-winner on mothers, marriage and misogyny

Lisa Allardice

28, Feb, 2020 @10:58 AM

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Actress by Anne Enright review – boundless emotional intelligence
Anne Enright’s novel about a daughter unpicking her famous mother’s life is hugely diverting

Kate Kellaway

16, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Actress by Anne Enright review – the spotlight of fame
The Booker winner’s seventh novel investigates a woman’s memories of her starry, damaged mother

Alexandra Harris

14, Feb, 2020 @7:30 AM

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Anne Enright: 'I've never been good with authority'
Appointed the first laureate for Irish fiction, the novelist was at first unsure what to make of the role. Trump’s election showed why women need a seat at the table

Anne Enright

23, Nov, 2019 @10:00 AM

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Man Booker festival: Peter Carey, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel among lineup
‘Once-in-a-lifetime’ gathering of winners in London in July will include rare joint appearance from mother-daughter honorees Anita and Kiran Desai

Alison Flood

11, Apr, 2018 @12:05 PM

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Ali Smith, Kazuo Ishiguro and Hilary Mantel top poll of best UK and Irish authors
Critics, academics and authors vote to find ‘the new Elizabethans’, to correct the tendency to champion older authors as the literary establishment

Alison Flood

05, Apr, 2018 @12:29 PM

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