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Roddy Doyle is the author of ten novels, a collection of stories, and Rory & Ita, a memoir of his parents. He has written five books for children and has contributed to a variety of publications including The New Yorker, McSweeney’s, Metro Eireann and several anthologies. He won the Booker Prize in 1993, for Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. Doyle has written for the stage and his plays include Brownbread and Guess Who’s Coming For The Dinner. He co-adapted with Joe O’Byrne his novel The Woman who Walked into Doors and and he has written the stage adaptation for The Commitments. He also wrote the screenplays for The Snapper, The Van, Family, When Brendan Met Trudy and he co-wrote the screenplay for The Commitments.

The recording of his appearance at Brookline Booksmith on February 6, 2014 appears in the February 2014 issue of The Drum.

Audio Stories by RODDY DOYLE

Reading at Brookline Booksmith