I found out about a fantastic photography exhibition via Susan Condon. Irish writer and photographer Ger Holland’s exhibition of photos of Irish and International authors runs in Dun Laoghaire from March 4th until April 30th. Date: Wednesday, 4 March – Thursday, 30 April Venue: dlr LexIcon, Haigh Terrace, Moran Park, Dún Laoghaire Admission: Free You […]Read more "Portrait of the Author – A Begorrathon 2015 Post"
The list of Booker Prize winners continues. How many of these have you read?Read more "Updated: The Booker Prize. Part Two 1990 – 2012"
The Satanic Verses was not the first book to court controversy, of course, and it won’t be the last. Ulysses, Lady Chatterley’s Lover and Catcher in the Rye have all been banned. But Joyce, Lawrence and Salinger never had a price put on their heads.Read more "Is Nothing Sacred?: ‘The Satanic Verses’ Controversy 25 Years Later"