Joseph Connolly (author)

Joseph Connolly (author)

Joseph Connolly (born March 23, 1950) is a British journalist, novelist, non-fiction writer and bibliophile.

For many years Connolly was the proprietor of The Flask Bookshop in Hampstead, London. Having started writing fiction rather late in life, he is best known today for his comic novels, especially in France, where they have been translated by Alain Defossé. He also contributes to The Times and various other publications.

Connolly lives in Hampstead.

[edit] Novels
Poor Souls (1995)
This Is It (1996)
Stuff (1997)
Summer Things (1998) (filmed in France in 2002 by Michel Blanc as Embrassez qui vous voudrez starring Charlotte Rampling, Jacques Dutronc and Carole Bouquet)
Winter Breaks (1999)
It Can't Go On (2000)
S.O.S. (2001)
The Works (2003)
Love Is Strange (2005)
Jack the Lad and Bloody Mary (2007)
His novels are published by Faber and Faber.

[edit] Non-fiction
Collecting Modern First Editions (1977) (a standard work on book collecting)
Modern First Editions: Their Value to Collectors (1984)
Children's Modern First Editions: Their Value to Collectors (1988)
P.G. Wodehouse (1979) (biography)
Jerome K. Jerome (1982) (biography)
Beside the Seaside (1999)
All Shook Up: A Flash of the Fifties (2000)
Christmas And How to Survive It: Laughter Matters (2003)

[edit] References and external links
[1] Official Joseph Connolly Website
Joseph Connolly at the Internet Movie Database
"Sharing an Ashtray with ... Joseph Connolly" (interview)
The Hampstead Authors' Society
A review of Love Is Strange from the Camden New Journal (includes author photograph)
Joseph Connolly on Kingsley Amis (The Independent, August 20, 2005)
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