Lisa McInerney’s debut novel, The Glorious Heresies, is shortlisted for the Bailey’s prize 2016. She lives in Galway with a husband, a daughter, and a dog called Angua.
Lisa McInerney on Granta.com
Best book of 1964: Last Exit to Brooklyn by Hubert Selby Jr
‘In days of such human cruelty and pettiness and stupidity, we need reminding that we are all capable of savage compassion as well as the contagion of hatred.’