Anne Enright

in Dublin, Ireland
October 11, 1962


Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She has published three volumes of stories, one book of nonfiction, and five novels. In 2015, she was named the inaugural Laureate for Irish Fiction. Her novel The Gathering won the Man Booker Prize, and The Forgotten Waltz won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction.

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We always speak of women's safety. Let's talk about male violence instead | Anne Enright

‘Violence against women’, ‘an abusive home’ ... too often, men are removed from discussions of male violence – because that is the way they like it, writes Anne Enright

Rapists are not a talkative lot. They don’t discuss the deed much, after they have been caught. And you might think this is because they feel remorseful, but often they don’t seem to know that they have done something wrong. Or they

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The Gathering

3.09 avg rating — 20,584 ratings — published 2007 — 68 editions
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The Green Road

3.50 avg rating — 12,933 ratings — published 2015 — 43 editions
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The Forgotten Waltz

3.17 avg rating — 5,509 ratings — published 2011 — 41 editions
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3.48 avg rating — 3,802 ratings — published 2020 — 25 editions
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Making Babies: Stumbling in...

3.49 avg rating — 920 ratings — published 2004 — 12 editions
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Yesterday's Weather

3.41 avg rating — 686 ratings — published 2008 — 17 editions
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What are You Like?

3.33 avg rating — 501 ratings — published 2000 — 12 editions
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Taking Pictures

3.53 avg rating — 270 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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The Granta Book of the Iris...

3.92 avg rating — 235 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Wig My Father Wore

3.03 avg rating — 285 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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“People do not change, they are merely revealed.”
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“I have no place left to live but in my own heart.”
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“We do not always like the people we love- we do not always have that choice.”
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