Neil McKenna

The United Kingdom

Neil McKenna has emerged as one of the most exciting and distinctive voices in modern British biography, combining superb research, analysis and insights with a dazzlingly lucid and accessible style.
His spectacular debut biography The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde was one of the unexpected publishing successes of 2003, garnering extensive publicity and achieving extremely high sales figures. Neil’s McKenna’s book was widely praised for its fresh and exciting new material about Oscar Wilde and for the quality of the writing. The book was extensively reviewed in Britain and around the world.
Neil McKenna is also an award-winning journalist who has written for The Independent, The Independent-on-Sunday, The Observer, The Guardian and the New State

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Interview on Radio 4 January 22nd, 2013

Here is a photo of me being interviewed on Radio 4 this morning. More info coming soon


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Published on January 22, 2013 03:48
Average rating: 3.82 · 1,213 ratings · 165 reviews · 3 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Secret Life of Oscar Wilde

3.97 avg rating — 683 ratings — published 1991 — 13 editions
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Fanny and Stella: The Young...

3.63 avg rating — 530 ratings — published 2013 — 6 editions
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On the Margins: Men Who Hav...

0.00 avg rating — 0 ratings — published 1997
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