Belinda McKeon

Belinda McKeon is the author of two novels, Solace (2011) and Tender (2016). Her awards include the Geoffrey Faber Memorial Prize and Irish Book of the Year. She is also the editor of A Kind of Compass: Stories on Distance, published last year by Tramp Press. She lives in New York and teaches at Rutgers University.


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The Wealth of Life

Belinda McKeon talks to Ann Patchett about her new novel, "Commonwealth."...

The Wealth of Life
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