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Brian Conaghan was raised in the Scottish town of Coatbridge. While at school he performed miserably in most areas, however the University of Glasgow took pity on him and dished out, among other things, a Master of Letters in Creative Writing. Throughout the years Conaghan has been a painter and decorator, a barman, a DJ, an actor and a teacher. He currently lives in Dublin with his wife and daughter.

Featured Books, with extracts, by Brian Conaghan

The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan
The Bombs That Brought Us Together
Brian Conaghan
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2016. Set in a bleak world and reminiscent of Orwell’s 1984, The Bombs That Brought Us Together is nonetheless a funny, tender, surprising and uplifting novel. Charlie’s life should be pretty miserable: he...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/01/2017
The Bombs That Brought Us Together by Brian Conaghan
The Bombs That Brought Us Together
Brian Conaghan
Winner of the Costa Children's Book Award 2016. Set in a bleak world and reminiscent of Orwell’s 1984, The Bombs That Brought Us Together is nonetheless a funny, tender, surprising and uplifting novel. Charlie’s life should be pretty miserable: he...
Format: Hardback - Released: 21/04/2016
When Mr Dog Bites by Brian Conaghan
When Mr Dog Bites
Brian Conaghan
Shortlisted for the 2015 CILIP Carnegie Medal This is the launch of a major new writing talent. Brian Conaghan makes you travel every step of the way in Dylan's shoes, laughing and crying - often at the same time -...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/01/1970

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