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In Conversation

Mathias Enard & Ian Maleney

‘I think the moral issue is being more or less truthful to what you believe in, that’s the important thing, whoever the character may be.’ Mathias Enard and Ian Maleney in Conversation

Mathias Enard

Mathias Énard is a French author living in Barcelona. His latest novel, Compass, won the Prix Goncourt when it was published in France, and was later nominated for the International Man Booker Prize. Four of Enard’s books have appeared in English, all translated by Charlotte Mandell and published in the UK by Fitzcarraldo Editions: Zone, Compass, Street of Thieves, and Tell Them of Battles, Kings, and Elephants.

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Ian Maleney

Ian Maleney is a writer based in Dublin, Ireland. He works as a freelance arts journalist, primarily for the Irish Times, and as the online editor at the Stinging Fly magazine. His essays have been published by Winter Papers, gorse, and the Dublin Review. A collection of essays about Alzheimer's disease, Minor Monuments, will be published by Tramp Press in March 2019.

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