A Book of Untruths
A memoir by Miranda Doyle

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READ: The Irish Times

'Dazzling ... ablaze with veracity'

LISTEN: Start the Week

With Andrew Marr, Robert Le Page, Andrew O'Hagan and Rebecca Stott

READ: Guardian

Barbara Ellen: '... this isn't even close to being the most disturbing passage in the memoir - with Doyle challenging the reader to stick with her tense, candid, sage testimony to the last unsettling, rewarding word.

READ: Evening Standard

Daisy Dunn: 'Sentimentality and sensational over-indulgence' are on her list of what makes a bad memoir.  She is guilty of neither.'

LISTEN: Cambridge 105

Interview with Liz Kelly and Jane Menczer, author of An Unlikely Agent for Radio Cambridge 105

LISTEN: Radio Gorgeous 

The irreverent Radio Gorgeous. Brilliant Donna Freed and I talking about the shit shame and a big Megillah.

READ: Book Riot

'With self-deprecating humour and fierce candour Doyle relates how lies impacted ...'

LISTEN: Monocle Art Review

June's best books with Cathy Rentzenbrink, author of The Last Act of Love, Sarah Shaffi of The Bookseller, and Matt Alagiah

READ: The TLS

Imogen Russell Williams on Tricks of Recorded Memory.

LISTEN: Audible Version

Me reading the Audible version, only made possible with the help of brilliant producer Cherry Cookson of Wireless Theatre.  Faced with what I'd written I struggled to speak aloud the words.