Alan Hollinghurst is the author of five novels, The Swimming-Pool Library, The Folding Star, The Spell, The Line of Beauty and The Strangers Child. He has received the Somerset Maugham Award, the James Tait Black Memorial Prize for Fiction and the 2004 Man Booker Prize. He lives in London.
As 2017 draws to a close some of the Picador team reflect on the books they’ve loved reading this year.
In this series of videos, the Man Booker winning author discusses his new novel, The Sparsholt Affair.
A list of books by LGBT+ voices which explore the experience of love.
In 2006, The Line of Beauty was dramatized by Andrew Davies for the BBC. Dan Stevens appeared as Nick Guest in a three-part series directed by Saul Dibb.
Alan Hollinghurst takes us through the writing process of The Line of Beauty, including the inspiration that Henry James provided for his writing style.
The longlist of 13 books was announced this afternoon, and the titles were chosen by a panel of five judges chaired by author and former Director-General of MI5, Dame Stella Rimington. A total of 138 books were considered for the ‘Man Booker Dozen' longlist.
The press have been singing about Alan Hollinghurst's novel The Stranger's Child. Read a sample of the reviews here.
Chapter one of The Stranger's Child, a novel by Alan Hollinghurst, is made exclusively available to read here.