Maeve Binchy

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The Art of the Glimpse edited by Sinead Gleeson review – 100 Irish short stories
A gloriously varied collection that gives voice to the forgotten and overlooked as well as the famous and familiar

Eithne Farry

13, Nov, 2020 @9:00 AM

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Bill Bryson says he's retiring – is he really putting away his pen?
The beloved American author will be sorely missed, but some writers find it hard to call time on a literary career

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So Jonathan Franzen is ‘retiring’ – which author hasn’t said that?
Many writers, including Stephen King and Alice Munro, have announced ‘last novels’ before turning out many more

John Dugdale

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Two books about Irish journalism that tell the story of modern Ireland
An anthology of ‘hugely readable’ articles and a perceptive newspaper history

Roy Greenslade

18, Mar, 2015 @8:35 AM

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Library users firmly focused on fiction
The UK’s most borrowed titles reveal a thirst for thrillers, crime novels and children’s fiction, with Jamie Oliver the only non-fiction title among the top 100

John Dugdale

13, Feb, 2015 @3:39 PM

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Simon Hoggart's week: Olympic training in the Beebcave
Staying ahead of the Games: is this how BBC commentators avoid being lost for words in minority sports?

Simon Hoggart

03, Aug, 2012 @11:01 PM

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My hero: Maeve Binchy by Marian Keyes
'She made Irish women feel that their lives mattered and their stories were worth telling'

Marian Keyes

03, Aug, 2012 @9:55 PM

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Maeve Binchy, we'll miss you | Felicity Hayes-McCoy
Felicity Hayes-McCoy: Millions of readers around the world will remember Maeve as a great writer, but for me she was the best of teachers too

Felicity Hayes-McCoy

31, Jul, 2012 @9:02 PM

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Maeve Binchy obituary
One of Ireland's most successful novelists, loved for her kindness and generosity of spirit

Conor O'Clery

31, Jul, 2012 @4:40 PM

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Maeve Binchy: a big-hearted guide to friendship, love and loss

Authors from Anne Rice to Ian Rankin are lining up to mourn the death of Maeve Binchy on Twitter, and I agree: the world has lost one of its warmest writers

Alison Flood

31, Jul, 2012 @11:20 AM

Maeve Binchy, a journalist whose head was full of stories

Former Irish Times writer and best-selling novelist dies, aged 72

Roy Greenslade

31, Jul, 2012 @8:09 AM

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Maeve Binchy, bestselling Irish writer, dies aged 72

Binchy, whose stories focused on small-town Irish life and included the novel Circle of Friends, died after a short illness

Conal Urquhart

30, Jul, 2012 @11:18 PM

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