On The Books: Michael Farry

In the third of our new series, we pose ten questions to local authors, asking them all about the books they love and their reading habits. On the books is poet and former editor of Boyne Berries, Michael Farry.

What book(s) are you reading right now?
On Balance – Sinéad Morrissey

A book you loved reading at a child.
Five Go Off In A Caravan – Enid Blyton

A book you have given as a gift / recommended to a friend.
Selected Poems – Colette Bryce

The first and last books on your bookcase/shelf.
In Time of Civil War : The Conflict on the Irish Railways 1922-23 – Bernard Share.
William Wordsworth – Stephen Gill.

A novel you have read more than once.
Brideshead Revisited – Evelyn Waugh

A book that you started but never finished.
I’m old school – if you start it, read it to the end.

Your favourite anthology.
Anthology of Twentieth-Century British and Irish Poetry. Edited by Keith Tuma.

A book yet-to-be-released which you are looking forward to reading.
Journeywoman, poems by Carolyne Van Der Meer (Inanna Publications, Canada)

A book that you feel is underrated and deserves more attention.
In Parenthesis – David Jones

A book with personal resonance.
The Bardic Poems of Tadhg Dall Ó Huiginn – Eleanor Knott

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