About Roddy Doyle
Booker Prize-winning author Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He worked as a teacher of English and Geography for several years before becoming a full-time writer in 1993. His first novel, The Commitments, was published in 1987 and subsequently adapted into a film as were The Van and The Snapper. He has written 12 novels for adults as well as several children's books, short story collections and a memoir of his parents.
His latest book, Life Without Children, is available now.