Roddy Doyle

Ireland

Roddy Doyle was born in Dublin in 1958. He is the author of ten acclaimed novels, including The CommitmentsThe Van (a finalist for the Booker Prize), Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha (winner of the Booker Prize), The Woman Who Walked Into DoorsA Star Called HenryThe Guts and, most recently, Smile. Doyle has also written several collections of stories, as well as Two PintsTwo More Pints, and Two for the Road, and several works for children and young adults including the Rover novels. He lives in Dublin.