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#John Banville

# john-banville - Saturday 12 October, 2019

'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call
# John Banville
# John Banville

'For about 40 minutes I was a Nobel Prize winner': Irish author victim of hoax call

Oct 12th 2019, 3:04 PM 28,080 Views 28 Comments

Polish novelist Olga Tokarczuk and Austrian author Peter Handke were both awarded the Nobel Prize in literature.

# john-banville - Monday 19 November, 2018

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize
# Dublin Literary Award
# Dublin Literary Award

Ten Irish novels in contention for €100,000 Dublin Literary Award, the world's most valuable annual fiction prize

Nov 19th 2018, 11:55 AM 11,633 Views 3 Comments

141 works by authors from 41 different countries were nominated for the 2019 award.

# john-banville - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'
# Interview
# Interview

John Banville: 'Many people regard me as a misogynist. I am the opposite of a misogynist'

Oct 4th 2017, 7:00 PM 16,864 Views 52 Comments

Considered one of Ireland’s greatest writers, he has penned what he says is a feminist sequel to Henry James’ novel The Portrait of A Lady.

# john-banville - Monday 21 August, 2017

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing
# Animal Welfare
# Animal Welfare

'Why don't they volunteer themselves?': Trinity College criticised over animal testing

Aug 21st 2017, 9:20 PM 19,841 Views 68 Comments

A total of 3,000 rats and 21,000 mice were used in Trinity College Dublin in 2016 alone.

# john-banville - Saturday 8 April, 2017

U2's former manager has made a €35m TV show about the seedy lives of the rich and famous
# Star Studded Crew
# Star Studded Crew

U2's former manager has made a €35m TV show about the seedy lives of the rich and famous

Apr 8th 2017, 8:30 AM 27,145 Views 6 Comments

Funded by Sky Atlantic, Riviera is the brainchild of Paul McGuinness and directed by Neil Jordan.

# john-banville - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list
# Careful Now
From The Daily Edge
# Careful Now

People are losing the rag over three Irish books included in a "Best British Novels" list

Apr 15th 2014, 3:01 PM 26,902 Views 79 Comments

James Joyce, John Banville and Flann O’Brien were featured in The Telegraph’s Best British Novels list.

# john-banville - Monday 18 November, 2013

John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards
# Congrats Are In Order
# Congrats Are In Order

John Banville to receive Lifetime Achievement Award at Irish Book Awards

Nov 18th 2013, 12:58 PM 4,518 Views 5 Comments

The Booker Prize winner will join the ranks of previous winners John McGahern, Seamus Heaney and Edna O’Brien.

# john-banville - Monday 22 April, 2013

John Banville wins Austrian literature prize
# European Literature
# European Literature

John Banville wins Austrian literature prize

Apr 22nd 2013, 9:40 PM 6,161 Views 8 Comments

Banville, 67, will receive the award and the €25,000 prize money at a ceremony in Salzburg on July 25.

# john-banville - Friday 23 November, 2012

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012
# Book Awards
# Book Awards

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012

Nov 23rd 2012, 5:11 PM 12,649 Views 9 Comments

Award winners included, Katie Taylor, Edna O’ Brien, John Banville, Mary O’Rourke, Catherine Fulvio, and Maeve Binchy.

# john-banville - Monday 27 August, 2012

Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series
# TV
# TV

Gabriel Byrne to play lead in TV adaptation of John Banville crime series

Aug 27th 2012, 8:56 AM 3,583 Views 3 Comments

Banville said Byrne is the “perfect” choice to star in the series – which he penned under the pseudonym Benjamin Black.

# john-banville - Wednesday 25 July, 2012

No Irish need apply: Man Booker long list revealed
# Literature
# Literature

No Irish need apply: Man Booker long list revealed

Jul 25th 2012, 4:21 PM 7,603 Views 7 Comments

As usual, the talk is more about who’s not in rather than who is.