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Andrew O’Hagan


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Award-winning Scottish novelist Andrew O’Hagan returns to Australia. The author of Be Near Me, Personality and his new book The Life and Opinions of Maf the Dog, and of His Friend Marilyn Monroe, discusses a life in writing: love, religion, class hatred, the clash of generations and Maltese poodles.

In conversation with Michael McGirr.


Andrew O'Hagan

Andrew O’Hagan is one of the UK’s brightest new novelists. Andrew O’Hagan was born in Glasgow in 1968. Our Fathers, his debut novel, was shortlisted for the 1999 Booker Prize. His second novel, Personality, won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction in 2003, and in that same y... Read more

Michael McGirr

Michael McGirr is a well know essayist, reviewer and short fiction writer. His most recent book is The Lost Art of Sleep, a comedy about the missing third of our lives. He has also written Bypass (a quirky biography of the Hume Highway which is currently a VCE English text) and Things You Get For Fr... Read more


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