Eimear McBride


Ireland

Irish author Eimear McBride has won the Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction with her debut novel, A Girl is a Half-Formed Thing.

Genres: Literary Fiction
 
Awards
Goldsmiths Prize Best Book winner (2013) : A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
Baileys Women's Prize for Fiction Best Book winner (2014) : A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
Desmond Elliott Prize Best Book winner (2014) : A Girl Is a Half-formed Thing
Goldsmiths Prize Best Book nominee (2016) : The Lesser Bohemians
James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction Best Book nominee (2016) : The Lesser Bohemians
International IMPAC Dublin Literary Awards Best Book nominee (2018) : The Lesser Bohemians


Eimear McBride recommends
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Reservoir 13 (2017)
(Reservoir)
Jon McGregor
"Absolutely magnificent; one of the most beautiful, affecting novels I've read in years. The prose is alive and ringing. There is so much space and life in every sentence. I don't know how he's done it. It's beautiful."
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Circe (2018)
Madeline Miller
"Circe is the utterly captivating, exquisitely written story of an ordinary, and extraordinary, woman's life."

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