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Roddy Doyle's ten rules to writing

1 Do not place a photograph of your ­favourite author on your desk, especially if the author is one of the famous ones who committed suicide. 237 more words

Writer's Corner: Do the Work

When an author’s resume includes such masterpieces as the Barrytown trilogy (The Commitments, The Snapper, The Van), it’s generally best to listen to what they have to say…at least when it comes to writing. 76 more words


The Giggler Treatment by Roddy Doyle and Brian Ajhar

What, you might well ask, is the Giggler Treatment? Better yet, what precisely is a Giggler? You won’t find out until chapter 6 of Roddy Doyle’s 

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l’anno scorso avevo preso un ottimo ritmo di lettura (23 al giro di boa), poi vicissitudini di vita hanno rallentato il mio tempo di lettura…e mi sono fermato a 31, ma è già un buon risultato…quest’anno parto con questo , LA MUSICA E’ CAMBIATA DI RODDY DOYLE. 155 more words

Nicola Gervasini

Roy Keane - The Second Half

roy keane
The Second Half
with Roddy Doyle

This is NOT an autobiography, don’t confuse it with one. It’s not a Roddy Doyle book, don’t confuse it with one. 410 more words


Big Beat books: 10 that stood out in my 2014 reading

These are 10 books I read in the past year that stayed with me, and for various reasons. Most were published in 2014, though a couple go back a year or two. 725 more words

Peter Simpson


When was the last time you said, “I’m sorry.” This morning? Yesterday afternoon? Ten seconds ago? Why did you do it? More importantly did you mean it? 693 more words