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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

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

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'

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

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

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

# john-banville - Tuesday 15 April, 2014

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

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

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

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

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 This post contains images

Pictures: Winners of the Irish Book Awards 2012

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

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

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

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