Anne Enright

Anne Enright


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in Dublin, Ireland
October 11, 1962

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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 her last 2011 novel, The Forgotten Waltz, won the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction. He most recent novel The Green Road (2015) was nominated for The 2016 Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction, longlisted for the 2015 Man Booker Prize, and shortlisted for the 2017 International Dublin Literary Award.

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As the Man Booker prize turns 50 and readers vote for their favourite ever recipient, novelists reveal the highs (and lows) of winning ‘the Oscar’ of the literary world

Reading group: help us choose a Booker winner to read this month

1969: Something to Answer For by PH Newby
1970: The Elected Member by Bernice Rubens and Troubles by JG Farrell
1971: In a Free State by VS Naipaul
1972: G by John Berg...

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Average rating: 3.22 · 35,051 ratings · 5,394 reviews · 26 distinct worksSimilar authors
The Gathering

3.05 avg rating — 17,147 ratings — published 2007 — 60 editions
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The Green Road

3.50 avg rating — 9,705 ratings — published 2015 — 37 editions
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The Forgotten Waltz

3.14 avg rating — 4,770 ratings — published 2011 — 37 editions
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Making Babies: Stumbling in...

3.40 avg rating — 758 ratings — published 2004 — 11 editions
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Yesterday's Weather

3.39 avg rating — 589 ratings — published 2008 — 16 editions
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What are You Like?

3.35 avg rating — 397 ratings — published 2000 — 3 editions
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Taking Pictures

3.51 avg rating — 239 ratings — published 2008 — 4 editions
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The Wig My Father Wore

2.98 avg rating — 255 ratings — published 1995 — 9 editions
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The Granta Book of the Iris...

3.91 avg rating — 185 ratings — published 2011 — 3 editions
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The Pleasure of Eliza Lynch...

3.09 avg rating — 246 ratings — published 2002 — 13 editions
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