Ron  Irwin

more photos (1)

Matt Ra...
286 books | 91 friends

Myfanwy
1,110 books | 2,121 friends

Katy
700 books | 17 friends

John Ca...
144 books | 52 friends

Sumeera
234 books | 89 friends

Guiller...
175 books | 706 friends

Christi...
531 books | 210 friends

Robyn P...
253 books | 95 friends

More friends…

Ron Irwin

Goodreads Author


Born
Buffalo, NY, The United States
Website

Twitter

Genre

Member Since
June 2008

URL


Ron Irwin is an American writer who divides his time between Cape Town, South Africa and various places in the United States. He grew up in Buffalo, New York, where he learned to row. He attended boarding school and college in New England, where he was part of a number of winning crews. Ron has worked as a journalist, a documentary filmmaker, and as a teacher. He currently lectures in the Centre for Film and Media at the University of Cape Town.

Average rating: 3.6 · 1,229 ratings · 224 reviews · 1 distinct workSimilar authors
Flat Water Tuesday

3.61 avg rating — 1,345 ratings — published 2013 — 10 editions
Rate this book
Clear rating

* Note: these are all the books on Goodreads for this author. To add more, click here.

Flat Water Tuesday Hits 1000 Ratings

Thanks, GoodReads People! 1000 ratings and 196 reviews! Whew!

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1...
1 like ·   •  0 comments  •  flag
Share on Twitter
Published on June 11, 2016 05:26

Upcoming Events

No scheduled events. Add an event.

Mrs.
Ron Irwin is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
All the Land to H...
Ron Irwin is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 
All That Is
Ron Irwin is currently reading
bookshelves: currently-reading
Rate this book
Clear rating

 

Ron’s Recent Updates

Ron Irwin rated a book it was amazing
Hamilton's Choice by Jack Casey
Hamilton's Choice
by Jack Casey (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating

If you liked the musical Hamilton, then you will enjoy Jack Casey's Hamilton's Choice, a historical novel that centres around the death of Hamilton’s son Philip in a duel at the hands of the odious Republican George Eaker and Hamilton's bitter polit
...more
Ron Irwin is currently reading
Mrs. by Caitlin Macy
Rate this book
Clear rating
" Thank you, Jeanne! "
Ron Irwin rated a book it was amazing
The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ron Irwin rated a book it was amazing
Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone by J.K. Rowling
Rate this book
Clear rating
Ron Irwin wants to read
Why You Were Taken by J.T. Lawrence
Rate this book
Clear rating
Why You Were Taken by J.T. Lawrence
Ron Irwin rated a book it was amazing
Flat Water Tuesday by Ron  Irwin
Flat Water Tuesday
by Ron Irwin (Goodreads Author)
Rate this book
Clear rating
Preparation for the Next Life by Atticus Lish
"I am much harder on my son, who is very intelligent, when he doesn't work and get's C's in school. For the same reason, I am rating this book a 2. With some good editing, this book could have been superb, but instead I am left feeling frustrated and " Read more of this review »
More of Ron's books…

Topics Mentioning This Author

topics posts views last activity  
Historical Fictio...: Summer Vacation Challenge: Jun/Jul 2013 - Scoring Thread 148 154 Aug 04, 2013 05:22PM  
Nothing But Readi...: November BAPs from NBRC Book Ninja - Post Here 274 214 Nov 17, 2013 01:05PM  
Around the World ...: Lisa Tourist (2016) 28 56 Dec 04, 2016 05:56PM  
What's the Name o...: Prep school rower looking to win scholarship to Harvard 4 358 Oct 22, 2018 05:34PM  
Crazy Challenge C...: On Broadway / Musicals Challenge 205 168 Nov 02, 2019 09:49PM  
Nothing But Readi...: It’s All In The Title 385 1348 Jan 22, 2020 02:56PM  
Around the World ...: Lisa - Circumnavigator 67 192 Apr 08, 2020 11:47AM  
Michel Houellebecq
“I don't like this world. I definitely do not like it. The society in which I live disgusts
me; advertising sickens me; computers make me puke.”
Michel Houellebecq, Whatever

Allen Ginsberg
“I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of the night.”
Allen Ginsberg, Howl, Kaddish and Other Poems

220 Goodreads Librarians Group — 109955 members — last activity 11 minutes ago
A place where all Goodreads members can work together to improve the Goodreads book catalog. Non-librarians are welcome to join the group as well, to ...more
2984 Blurb — 66 members — last activity Jun 30, 2020 08:09AM
About writing, getting published, and publishing
25x33 Women's Fiction authors — 769 members — last activity May 05, 2020 09:30PM
A group for authors of contemporary women's fiction only. (This isn't the place for sci-fi or fantasy.) Post a description of your book for readers to ...more
94339 Exclusive Books Fanatics — 57 members — last activity Aug 09, 2014 04:51AM
For People Who Love To Read Exclusive Books Fanatics are exactly that, fanatics. We love everything books, from collecting books to whiling away the h ...more
103295 PAPER/PLATES Book Club — 135 members — last activity Jun 10, 2015 03:31AM
New discussions added monthly, but you can chime in on your own schedule. Answer our questions or add your own — all opinions welcome!
More of Ron’s groups…



No comments have been added yet.