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Eimear McBride

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Pages 336 - 344│Sirens, part II│Read by Eimear McBride

Friends of Shakespeare and Company read Ulysses by James Joyce

Pages 336 - 344│Sirens, part II│Read by Eimear McBrideEimear McBride is the author of three novels: Strange Hotel, The Lesser Bohemians and A Girl is a Half-formed Thing. The extended essay, Something Out of Place: Women and Disgust, is her most recent work. She is a recipient of the Women's Prize for Fiction, the Goldsmiths Prize and the James Tait Black Memorial Prize and held the inaugural creative fellowship at the Beckett Research Centre.Buy Something Out of Place here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/d/9781788162869/something-out-of-place-women-disgust*Looking for our author interview podcast? Listen here: https://podfollow.com/shakespeare-and-companySUBSCRIBE NOW FOR EARLY EPISODES AND BONUS FEATURESAll episodes of our Ulysses podcast are free and available to everyone. However, if you want to be the first to hear the recordings, by subscribing, you can now get early access to recordings of complete sections.Subscribe on Apple Podcasts here: https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/channel/shakespeare-and-company/id6442697026Subscribe on Patreon here: https://www.patreon.com/sandcoIn addition a subscription gets you access to regular bonus episodes of our author interview podcast. All money raised goes to supporting “Friends of Shakespeare and Company” the bookshop’s non-profit.*Discover more about Shakespeare and Company here: https://shakespeareandcompany.comBuy the Penguin Classics official partner edition of Ulysses here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/d/9780241552636/ulyssesFind out more about Hay Festival here: https://www.hayfestival.com/homeAdam Biles is Literary Director at Shakespeare and Company. Find out more about him here: https://www.adambiles.netBuy a signed copy of his novel FEEDING TIME here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/S/9781910296684/feeding-timeDr. Lex Paulson is Executive Director of the School of Collective Intelligence at Université Mohammed VI Polytechnique in Morocco.Original music & sound design by Alex Freiman.Hear more from Alex Freiman here: https://open.spotify.com/album/4gfkDcG32HYlXnBqI0xgQX?si=mf0Vw-kuRS-ai15aL9kLNA&dl_branch=1Follow Alex Freiman on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/alex.guitarfreiman/Featuring Flora Hibberd on vocals.Hear more of Flora Hibberd here: https://open.spotify.com/artist/5EFG7rqfVfdyaXiRZbRkpSVisit Flora Hibberd's website: This is my website:florahibberd.com and Instagram https://www.instagram.com/florahibberd/ Music production by Adrien Chicot.Hear more from Adrien Chicot here: https://bbact.lnk.to/utco90/Follow Adrien Chicot on Instagram here: https://www.instagram.com/adrienchicot/Photo of Eimear McBride by Sophie Bassouls See acast.com/privacy for privacy and opt-out information.

16mins

31 Mar 2022

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Eimear McBride on Something Out of Place: Women and Disgust

Shakespeare and Company: Writers, Books and Paris

This week our guest is the brilliant Eimear McBride, discussing her first book of non-fiction Something Out of Place. Beginning with the sentiment of disgust with which, McBride argues, society regards and treats women, it develops into a blistering and astute polemic against the patriarchal framework that oppresses, coerces, sculpts controls and all too often ends the lives of half the world’s population.Buy Something Out of Place here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/d/9781788162869/something-out-of-place-women-disgustBrowse our online store here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/15/online-store/16/bookstoreBecome a Friend of S&Co here: https:/.friendsofshakespeareandcompany.com*Eimear McBride's debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing received a number of awards including the Goldsmiths Prize, the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction and Irish Novel of the Year. Her second novel The Lesser Bohemians won the James Tait Black Memorial Prize. She occasionally writes and reviews for Guardian, TLS and New Statesman.Adam Biles is Literary Director at Shakespeare and Company. Buy a signed copy of his novel FEEDING TIME here: https://shakespeareandcompany.com/S/9781910296684/feeding-timeListen to Alex Freiman’s Play It Gentle here: https://open.spotify.com/album/4gfkDcG32HYlXnBqI0xgQX?si=mf0Vw-kuRS-ai15aL9kLNA&dl_branch=1

58mins

4 Nov 2021

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13. Kathleen Costello-Sullivan “Trauma and Narratives of Recovery” – Eimear McBride’s A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing

Contemporary Literature in Context – UiS podkast

A discussion of Costello-Sullivan’s argument that contemporary Irish writing seeks to represent and work through processes of healing and recovery through form and narrative. Contemporary Literature in Context presents the latest research on the issues that emerge in the best works of contemporary writing.

5mins

13 Oct 2021

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Eimear McBride - Iarla Ó Lionáird - Prism

Arena

Eimear McBride is one of our most innovative writers, her new essay is, Something Out of Place: Women and Disgust, Iarla Ó Lionáird is one of Ireland's most acclaimed sean-nos singers, this September he teams up with harper Úna Monaghan, cellist Kevin Murphy, musicnetwork.ie , Spraoi Festival concludes with the premiere of Prism Spraoi, spraoi.com

45mins

16 Aug 2021

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Baby Bonding, ASMR, Afghanistan, Eimear McBride, BMX Freestyle

Woman's Hour

Some mums may take a while to bond with their baby after they're born. This can be for a variety of reasons and is in fact very common among new mothers. Journalist and writer Natasha Lunn decided to write about her experience of not falling in love with her daughter immediately. She joins Andrea along with Dr Karen Bateson, Head of Clinical Strategy and Development from the Parent Infant Foundation, to discuss the reasons why bonding may take a while for some women.ASMR - or Autonomous Sensory Meridian Response - is a relaxing, often sedative sensation that begins on the scalp and moves down the body. It's grown massively in the last few years, particularly during lockdown. What is the appeal behind it, and why do female voices perform particularly well? We hear from Dr Giulia Poerio and ASMR artist Sharon Shares.In Afghanistan, news reports say that the Taliban are going door-to-door in places, taking girls as young as 12 and marrying them off to militants. With thousands of Afghans fleeing to the capital, Kabul, to escape the Taliban advance, Andrea speaks to Lynne O'Donnell, a war correspondent and columnist for Foreign Policy magazine.Eimear McBride burst onto the literary stage with her first novel, A Girl Is a Half-Formed Thing, which won both the Women’s prize for fiction and the Goldsmith’s prize. Two more celebrated novels followed and she has now written her first non fiction book, Something out of Place: Women & Disgust. Charlotte Worthington won gold for Team GB in the BMX Freestyle event at the Olympics – the first time BMX has ever been represented at the games. Fresh from returning from Tokyo, Charlotte joins Andrea live from UK National Cycling Centre in Manchester.Presented by Andrea CatherwoodProduced by Frankie Tobi

57mins

12 Aug 2021

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(Highlights) EIMEAR McBRIDE

The Creative Process · Arts, Culture & Society

Eimear McBride trained at The Drama Centre in London. Her debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing received a number of awards, including the Bailey Women’s Prize for Fiction, and the Irish Novel of the Year. She occasionally writes interviews for The Guardian, TLS, and The New Statesman. · http://eimearmcbride.com · www.creativeprocess.info

19 Feb 2021

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EIMEAR McBRIDE

The Creative Process · Arts, Culture & Society

Eimear McBride trained at The Drama Centre in London. Her debut novel A Girl is a Half-formed Thing received a number of awards, including the Bailey Women’s Prize for Fiction, and the Irish Novel of the Year. She occasionally writes interviews for The Guardian, TLS, and The New Statesman. · http://eimearmcbride.com · www.creativeprocess.info

19 Feb 2021

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What The Hell/Heaven Are We Doing - 19. Eimear McBride

The Arts Council Podcast

In this series, the Laureate for Irish Fiction, Sebastian Barry sits down with some of his favourite writers to ask: What the Hell/Heaven Are We Doing? His on-going conversation about the mysteries of writing and the intricacies of the craft continues this week with award-winning Irish novelist Eimear McBride. In this conversation, Eimear and Sebastian discuss the limits of language, what "home" feels like, misogyny, chaos and much more.The Laureate for Irish Fiction is an initiative of the Arts Council in partnership with University College Dublin and New York University.

1hr 5mins

16 Feb 2021

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Strange Hotel: Irish Literary Sensation Eimear McBride

Bay Area Book Festival Podcast

Eimear McBride’s career is an underdog’s dream: she spent six months writing her debut novel, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing, and nine years trying to sell it, only to take the literary scene by storm when it was finally published in 2013 to an avalanche of acclaim, awards, and rapturous comparisons to James Joyce and Samuel Beckett. Now, McBride joins Brooke Warner in celebration of her eagerly awaited new novel, Strange Hotel, which further cements her singular place in the contemporary canon.

52mins

18 Aug 2020

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Author Eimear McBride picks the tunes and talks literary success and sexism in the industry

Mystery Train

In another memorable edition of the Mystery Train Sunday Service, John Kelly chats to Eimear McBride, author of A Girl Is A Half-Formed Thing and Strange Hotel, about loss, the long road to literary success, training as an actor, sexism in the book industry and being a 'method novelist'.

1hr 10mins

2 Aug 2020

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