Notes to Self by Emilie Pine named as the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018
A great achievement.
Notes to Self by Emilie Pine, a book written in a collection of vivid and powerful essays, has been voted the An Post Irish Book of the Year 2018.
Emilie was a guest on Ireland Unfiltered with Dion Fanning this week and she discussed her hit book as well as whole bunch of other topics.
Notes to Self is written as a series of essays, with Pine writing about a variety of aspects of her life, including fertility, feminism, sexual violence and depression.
There's also a personal story about a family member's addiction.
Previous winners of the award include Atlas of the Irish Revolution by John Crowley, Donal Ó Drisceoil, Mike Murphy and Dr. John Borgonovo, Solar Bones by Mike McCormack, Asking for it by Louise O’Neill, Academy Street by Mary Costello, Staring at Lakes by Michael Harding, The Spinning Heart by Donal Ryan and Solace by Belinda McKeon.
You can listen to her full interview on Ireland Unfiltered with Dion Fanning below.