Eileen Battersby is an author and the chief literary critic for the Irish Times. She has been described by John Banville as ‘the finest literary critic we have’. Teethmarks in my Tongue is her first novel. Previous books include Second Readings: from Beckett to Black Beauty (2009) and Ordinary Dogs – a Story of Two Lives (2011). Eileen is a four time winner of Arts Journalist of the Year and was named Critic of the year in 2012.
THE EMBRACE OF LOVE Edmund White (A Boy’s Own Story) and John Boyne (The Heart’s Invisible Furies) in conversation with Eileen Battersby (Teethmarks On My Tongue). 11AM, June 11th The Chapel, Borris House Talk included in Weekend and Day Ticket. Option to purchase individually below. *Please Note that The Chapel is not wheelchair accessible.
TEETHMARKS ON MY TONGUE Chief Literary Critic of The Irish Times Eileen Battersby has written her first novel. She reads extracts and gives a little context. 4PM, June 11th The Book Shop Tent, Borris House Talk included in Weekend and Day Ticket. Option to purchase individually below.