Jennifer Egan

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Annalise Murphy has lost her direct international carding scheme funding of €40,000 and will now be dunded through the Irish Sailing Association  . Photograph: James Crombie/Inpho

A year and a half before the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, Rio Olympic silver-medal winning sailor  Annalise Murphy has lost her direct funding from Sport(...)

Sting: 'When I get angry I’m a Geordie. It’s very effective.' Photograph: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

When you say, “I’m here to interview Sting”, nobody says, “Sting who?” There’s one Sting, like there’s one Bono, one Cher and one Bosco. The former P(...)

Christine Sneed: The stories in “The Virginity of Famous Men” are “fast-paced and full of action”

Up-and-coming American short story writers have recently been heeding the old advertising adage: sex sells. In 2015, Lauren Holmes published her no-n(...)

The Gypsea Lust blog and its alleged copy: was the storm-in-a-teacup non-story just another hoax?

In the final section of Jennifer Egan’s brilliant novel A Visit from the Goon Squad, Alex is hired by musician turned executive Bennie Salazar to fin(...)

Mia Gallagher: “The imagination is a way of getting away from things that might be tough in reality.” Photograph: Clodagh Kilcoyne

Mia Gallagher’s debut novel, Hellfire, was a resounding critical success – one of the best debuts of the year, according to the Observer – which saw (...)

Hell hath no fury like a mistress scorned. The opening section of Julia Pierpont’s debut novel sees a jilted lover take revenge by printing out the(...)