Culture Street

Irish author and columnist Maeve Binchy died last night after a short illness. She was best known for her humorous Irish characters. Her first novel, Light a Penny Candle was published in 1982. One of her best known novels, Circle of Friends (1990) was adapted for the screen and released in 1995, starring Chris O’Donnell and Minnie Driver.

Maeve Binchy sold more than 40 million books and received a lifetime achievement award from the Irish Book Awards.

Here, you can watch Maeve Binchy talking about writing for the changing world.

 

You Might Also Like

Books

Missing, Presumed by Susie Steiner

By Sophia Whitfield

On March 24, 2016

Books

And the Mountains Echoed by Khaled Hosseini

By Sophia Whitfield

On July 2, 2013

Books

Starry Night by Debbie Macomber

By Sophia Whitfield

On December 9, 2013
 

Books

In the Blood by Lisa Unger

By Sophia Whitfield

On January 13, 2014

Books

Life After You by Lucie Brownlee

By Sophia Whitfield

On December 15, 2015

Books

Celebrating Women Writers

Today, to celebrate International Women's Day, we share with you women writers who have made significant contributions through their writing.

On March 8, 2013
 
Copyright © 2012 - 2021 Culture Street
Contact: info@culturestreet.com.au