Eimear McBride

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Something Out of Place by Eimear McBride review – a howl of despair hard to put into words
The novelist adds her voice to the growing trend for feminist essays with a variable collection of thoughts on the endless shaming of women through their bodies

Johanna Thomas-Corr

15, Aug, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Eimear McBride: ‘Women grapple with shame because we’re held to a higher standard’
The novelist on her first book of nonfiction – about women and disgust – and the complexities of prize culture

Rachel Cooke

01, Aug, 2021 @8:30 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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Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride review – an immersive inner journey
In a series of anonymous hotel rooms, a woman reflects on romantic loss and the instability of identity, in the latest novel from the Girl Is a Half-formed Thing author

Alex Clark

05, Feb, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Strange Hotel by Eimear McBride review – evasive and claustrophobic
Eimear McBride’s tale of a woman drifting from one hotel to another leaves our reviewer scratching her head

Holly Williams

28, Jan, 2020 @7:00 AM

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Eimear McBride: ‘Women are really angry. I feel a deep, burning sense of injustice at the way women are treated’
Her modernist debut explored the trauma of a young woman, while her latest novel examines the loneliness of middle age. The novelist talks about powering fiction with fury

Lisa Allardice

24, Jan, 2020 @11:58 AM

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From The Big Short to Normal People: the books that defined the decade
It began with the fallout from the global financial meltdown and ended with two women sharing the Booker. Which titles shaped the last 10 years?

Alex Clark

26, Dec, 2019 @10:00 AM

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On my radar: Eimear McBride’s cultural highlights
The author of A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing on Booker-winner Anna Burns, musician Alasdair Roberts, and her favourite bakery

Kathryn Bromwich

20, Jan, 2019 @10:00 AM

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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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Eimear McBride wins James Tait Black prize for The Lesser Bohemians
The Irish novelist’s ‘astonishing’ novel about the sexual awakening of a teenager with an older actor lands the UK’s oldest literary award

Alison Flood

14, Aug, 2017 @6:45 PM

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Prize set up to reward 'brave, bold' publishers goes to Fitzcarraldo
First Republic of Consciousness award to honour small presses recognises the London independent for short story collection Counternarratives by John Keene

Sian Cain

10, Mar, 2017 @11:00 AM

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Baileys women's prize 2017 longlist sees established names eclipse debuts
Margaret Atwood, Annie Proulx and Rose Tremain lead 16 finalists for £30,000 award, only three of whom are first-time novelists

Danuta Kean

08, Mar, 2017 @12:01 AM

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