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Emma Donoghue

Emma Donoghue On What Makes A Good Story

Posted 03.31.2014 | Books

Brief Interviews is a series in which writers discuss language, literature, and a handful of Proustian personality questions. Emma Donoghue is the ...

Egg in My Beer: Reading Short Stories for Long Satisfaction

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 03.16.2013 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

Pull up a chair, draw a beer, and throw in the egg of inspiration: In other words, find a quiet place to read and open up a book of short stories. The satisfaction will last longer, much longer, than any beer (egged or not).

Emma Donoghue: Where I Like To Read

Emma Donoghue | Posted 12.31.2012 | Books
Emma Donoghue

I like to read in motion. Not just the kind of journey you might expect - a long train ride, through green and yellow fields, with a grande latte and a table to lean on - but also the shabbier, jerkier kind, such as going three stops on the London Tube.

The Book We're Talking About This Week

Posted 11.05.2012 | Books

Astray by Emma Donoghue Little, Brown and Company, $25.99 October 30, 2012 What is it about? It's a collection of short stories that have little...

17 Smart Books You Must Read This Summer

Lisa Bloom | Posted 09.13.2011 | Books
Lisa Bloom

How do you find great books to read? Here's a reading list of books that will stir you, provoke you, keep you up at night and make you late for work, and get your grey matter sizzling.

Required Reading: Devastatingly Sad Books

flavorwire.com | Posted 07.12.2011 | Books

We’re the first to admit that, sometimes, the best cure for a hard week, a long day or just a rainy weekend is a really sad book....

Orange Prize For Fiction Announces 2011 Shortlist

orangeprize.co.uk | Posted 06.12.2011 | Books

The Orange Prize for Fiction, the UK’s only annual book award for fiction written by a woman, today announces the 2011 shortlist. Celebrating its si...

Holiday Bonus: Why I'm Releasing a Deleted Scene From my Novel on Cyber Monday

Matt Stewart | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Matt Stewart

Last winter, as I was editing my debut novel, The French Revolution, I confronted a thorny section detailing a wild Christmas scene which my editor ha...

Great Titles to Add to the NYT Best of 2010 Lists

Nina Sankovitch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Nina Sankovitch

In a year when so many good books were published, my own list of the best of 2010 includes some truly great books missing from the NYT collection.

All Boxed In and Making the Best of It

Tom Alderman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
Tom Alderman

Maybe you've read or heard about the glowing reviews for Emma Donoghue's new boxed-in-a-box novel, Room. The NYT reviewer called it 'remarkable,' The ...

Booker Prize Betting Suspended

The Guardian | Benedicte Page | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

The bookmaker's spokesperson David Williams said £15,000-worth of bets were placed on "C" on Wednesday morning, completely outstripping all earlier b...

Booker Prize 2010 Shortlist

themanbookerprize.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books

Peter Carey Parrot and Olivier in America (Faber and Faber) Emma Donoghue Room (Picador - Pan Macmillan) Damon Galgut In a Strange Room (Atlantic Bo...