Andrew O’Hagan

The ebullient Scottish writer Andrew O’Hagan is best known for his fiction. He has written three novels: Our Fathers, Personality and Be Near Me which have all won prizes.

However, he also has a reputation as a writer of non-fiction with The Missing and his latest book, The Atlantic Ocean: Essays on Britain and America.

He’s a contributing editor with The London Review of Books and has been described as ‘the best essayist of his generation’ by The New York Times.


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EssayI SPENT THE first of my teenage years living in the grounds of an approved school, a place that faced onto a ruined castle said to have given a night's shelter to Mary Queen of Scots. The fleeing queen...

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